Artificial Intelligence

ESB to roll out pilot projects with five Free Electrons start-ups

Energy Retail

ESB to roll out pilot projects with five Free Electrons start-ups

The start-ups from UK, Germany, Switzerland and Portugal are participants in this year’s Free Electrons Programme, supported by ESB.

Western Power Distribution to use AI for flexibility services forecasting

Transmission & Distribution

Western Power Distribution to use AI for flexibility services forecasting

A more accurate forecasting tool will facilitate the UK's transition from a DNO to DSO model.

Eurelectric In Focus: renewables, storage and AI initiatives

Energy Generation

Eurelectric In Focus: renewables, storage and AI initiatives

The European association's policy director Marion Labatut sees good opportunities for renewables plus storage projects, and discusses an artificial intelligence platform under development.

Digital solutions for power markets: Big in Japan

Energy Retail

Digital solutions for power markets: Big in Japan

Japanese utilities are investing in innovation start-ups as the liberalised electricity market creates opportunity for more competition.

OrxaGrid using machine learning to optimize Danish grid

Transmission & Distribution

OrxaGrid using machine learning to optimize Danish grid

The company was one of 10 start-ups chosen in the Urbantech accelerator programme.

Striking the right balance of power

Energy Retail

Striking the right balance of power

Machine learning is at the heart of a smart grid and future localised energy system

Creating a digital twin

Energy Retail

Creating a digital twin

Jeff Casey, business development director, UK, Burns & McDonnell - discusses the advantages of a digital twin in the power sector.

Global smart meter opportunities

Energy Retail

Global smart meter opportunities

Ongoing and new rollouts ensure a buoyant market for smart meters while new analytics solutions are emerging to extract their value.

World Energy Council: Drivers of the Energy Transition – Digitalisation, Decentralisation and Decarbonisation

Transmission & Distribution

World Energy Council: Drivers of the Energy Transition – Digitalisation, Decentralisation and Decarbonisation

This year's World Energy Issues Monitor gives insights into the particular challenges facing system operators.

PASTORA – artificial intelligence in Spain’s distribution grid

Energy Generation

PASTORA – artificial intelligence in Spain’s distribution grid

Endesa’s PASTORA project is using big data to introduce real-time control and predictive maintenance in Smartcity Málaga.

Utility Week Live: Smart energy needs standardised, open data

Energy Retail

Utility Week Live: Smart energy needs standardised, open data

Solution providers and utility consortia are racing against the clock to streamline a data avalanche that will emerge from the smart energy network to unlock its full potential.