Outage Analysis-Human Nature or Chaotic Grids?

Energy Generation

Outage Analysis-Human Nature or Chaotic Grids?

In Engerati’s The Future of Transmission and Distribution: Adapting networks to the challenges of renewable and sustainable electricity generation, the authors analyze the cause of outages and how grid operators can control them better.

The Risk of Treating Energy as a Simple Commodity

Energy Generation

The Risk of Treating Energy as a Simple Commodity

Engerati’s The Future of Transmission and Distribution: adapting networks to the challenges of renewable and sustainable electricity generation report examines the complexity of the electricity industry and discusses the complicating factors that role-players face.

US Energy Security-Short Lived?

Energy Generation

US Energy Security-Short Lived?

The US is experiencing a domestic oil production boom which improves the country’s energy security, but for how long?

Fuel Cell Plant Installed in London Office Block

Energy Generation

Fuel Cell Plant Installed in London Office Block

The ultra-clean and efficient power-generating fuel cell system is being introduced to London, providing the city with clean-air and at the same time, supporting its carbon reduction targets.

Energy Generation

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.

Should the US Wind Power Industry Lose its Training Wheels?

Energy Generation

Should the US Wind Power Industry Lose its Training Wheels?

The US Production Tax Credit has been the lifeblood of the US’s wind energy industry for the last decade but congress may decide not to renew this subsidy. Is it time for this lifeline to be cut for good?

Renewables- the Problem or the Solution?

Energy Generation

Renewables- the Problem or the Solution?

The green agenda could be creating gaps in the energy sector.

Politics Impacting Cybersecurity and Smart Grid Development

Energy Generation

Politics Impacting Cybersecurity and Smart Grid Development

As an increasing number of utilities recognize the benefits of the smart grid, government officials continue to drag their feet when it comes to developing a sound framework for grid security. This is hampering smart grid development and is putting the national grid at great risk.

IEC Needs Competition and Vigilant Management

Energy Generation

IEC Needs Competition and Vigilant Management

The IEC may clean up its act if faced with competition from other electricity producers.

Cemig Invests US$1.95bn in Brazil’s Grid

Energy Generation

Cemig Invests US$1.95bn in Brazil’s Grid

Brazilians can look forward to a more reliable power supply as power company Cemig ploughs billions of dollars in to the country’s grid.

The evolving challenge: how transmission and distribution must adapt to survive

Energy Generation

The evolving challenge: how transmission and distribution must adapt to survive

A complex picture emerges with technical, regulatory and financial pressures in seeming conflict in the world of transmission and distribution.