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Demand Response-Big In Japan

Energy Generation

Demand Response-Big In Japan

Japan’s utilities have turned their attention to demand response programs as they struggle with generation limits post Fukushima.

Renewables Integration- New Business Models Are Needed

Energy Generation

Renewables Integration- New Business Models Are Needed

As renewable generation grows, there will be a growing need for successful business models.

Utilities Should Adopt  Multi-Channel Platforms

Energy Retail

Utilities Should Adopt Multi-Channel Platforms

By developing a broader, multi-channel platform for customer communications, utilities can expect to reap long-term rewards.

How Data Analytics Can Benefit Smart Metering

Energy Retail

How Data Analytics Can Benefit Smart Metering

The deployment of smart meters is creating great pressure on the electricity industry. The industry is looking to data analysis tools which will help to analyse transactional data in order to provide much needed solutions.

The Virtual Power Plant – The Answer to Renewable Integration Business Models

Energy Generation

The Virtual Power Plant – The Answer to Renewable Integration Business Models

The Virtual Power Plant is fast becoming a business model for utilities worldwide as they aim to keep prosumers as their customers.

A Step-By-Step Approach is Best for IT-OT Convergence

Energy Retail

A Step-By-Step Approach is Best for IT-OT Convergence

Think Big, Start Small when it comes to IT-OT convergence to ensure a robust transformation.

Demand Response Participation-Good Business Sense for Industrial Facilities

Energy Retail

Demand Response Participation-Good Business Sense for Industrial Facilities

Industrial facilities are recognising the commercial benefits of becoming a demand response participant.

Denmark’s lead in Smart Grid is strengthened with Smart Meter rollout

Energy Retail

Denmark’s lead in Smart Grid is strengthened with Smart Meter rollout

Denmark’s MV Group has commissioned Kamstrup to deliver 153,000 smart meters over a three-year period. The roll-out is set to improve energy reliability and customer service.

Consumer Engagement Will See Demand Response Take-Off

Energy Retail

Consumer Engagement Will See Demand Response Take-Off

To help make peak energy usage more efficient and manageable, utilities are tackling the issue head-on: they are encouraging consumers to get directly involved with demand response programs.

The Success of Smart Technology Relies on Excellent Customer Engagement Tactics

Energy Retail

The Success of Smart Technology Relies on Excellent Customer Engagement Tactics

For the in-home display market to really take off, the technology must be geared towards benefiting the customer.

Disaster Recovery and the Smart Community

Energy Generation

Disaster Recovery and the Smart Community

Lessons learnt from the Tsunami have shaped Japanese thinking on the role of the Smart Grid in energy resilience and maintaining power supply.