Engerati Editorial: Utilities start thinking out of the sandbox
The digital revolution is a wave that can propel utilities into a future, more efficient and connected world, but it risks drowning those who fail to stay on top of the latest developments.
Energy experts advocate cooperation at Innogrid2020+
Innogrid Day 1: TSOs and DSOs urged their colleagues to work together on digitalisation and other projects to solve common problems posed by the challenges and opportunities facing the industry.
Utilities need to get smart or lose efficiency… and customers
The smart grid could be a double-edged sword for utilities as it creates potential for efficiency gains but also opens the market to new entrants, speakers warned in London this week.
Energy start-ups team up with utilities in global pilot phase
Free Electrons has chosen 15 companies to demonstrate their projects at a pilot phase starting in Ohio later this month.
LEAFS: market-based flexibility control can trigger problems in low voltage grids
A report from the Austrian LEAFS project will examine solutions for avoiding problems in low voltage grid networks that may be caused by market-based incentives to manage flexible load.
Engie tests smart charging in Belgium
The Jedlix app will give a financial incentive for EV owners to charge their cars at the optimal time based on renewable output and power consumption patterns.
GreenCom Networks time to shine
Residential customers can use the service to manage their consumption and energy flows.
Distribution system operators seek the Truth About Flexibility
E.DSO gathered 150 experts in Brussels to discuss recommendations for the potential of flexibility to deliver truly smart grids.
Ireland’s TSO talks renewables integration with Engerati
Ian Connaughton, programme manager DS3 at Ireland’s TSO, Eirgrid talks to Engerati about Ireland’s rapid progress on embracing distributed and non-synchronous power generation.
Harnessing AI for renewable energy trading
Vattenfall on the acquisition trail alights on the Dutch software services provider Senfal.
Extracting value from smart thermal storage
The RealValue project has demonstrated the potential of space heating systems to provide value to grid operators and consumers.