Smartphone is the Smarter Option
Utilities should look to the smart phone for “smart” solutions to energy savings.
Smart Grid Needs Smart Customer
As countries gear up to introduce the smart grid, utilities are scrambling to find ways of convincing customers that the new technology is beneficial.
The Ever-Changing Face of Smart Grid
Engerati’s Strategic Business Review-The Future of the Smart Grid: The ICT and Data Management Perspective, examines format issues that the smart grid faces, high impact issues, the Asian market, new technology, as well as national trends for transnational approaches.
California electric market operator welcomes demand response
The energy industry has long recognized effective demand response (a key smart grid application) as the equivalent of a power generation asset. Now, a new California Public Utility Commission decision allows demand response "aggregators" to provide their services to the California Independent System Operator, the state's wholesale market operator. This approach contrasts with many other states and countries, where direct participation by aggregators in the wholesale market is not permitted.
Interview: Sergey Pikin, Director of Energy Development Fund
Engerati’s partner, Synergy, interviews Sergey Pikin, Director of Energy Development Fund. The interview focuses on the future development of the electricity market and the potential of Russia’s energy efficiency programs. Mr Pikin is one of the main speakers at Smart Utilities Russia to be held 29-30 January 2013.
Expert Interview: Paul Glass, Metering Change Manager, Anglian Water
The different challenges faced by a water utility when starting their Smart Meter journey
Integrating systems and solutions can provide answers to the utility industry’s concerns
Interviews with with Oswaldo Kaschny, VP Electric Utilities, Schneider Electric and Jesús Ríos Odero, VP Electric Business, Telvent.
Interview with Albert van den Noort, smart grids specialist at DNV Kema
'It is essential that parties have the same understanding of what a smart grid is and how it should be realized' PowerMatching City – is a live smart grid project involving 25 households in the Hoogkerk district in the northern part of the Netherlands.
The Importance of Markets and Policy to Demand Response
This paper focuses on the conditions that are needed to create a market structure that enables the value of demand response to be released.
Optimized Network Utilities and Demand Response
This paper looks at how demand response fits within an Optimized Network Utility.