Smart Technology; Changes and the Consumer

Energy Generation

Smart Technology; Changes and the Consumer

The traditional structure of the customer domain reduces the end-user to a passive consumer of energy. In the foreseeable future, the smart grid will bring about two key changes in the consumer’s role within the energy sector: local microgeneration and electricity storage.

Mexico Awards TransCanada with Natural Gas Pipeline Projects

Energy Generation

Mexico Awards TransCanada with Natural Gas Pipeline Projects

Mexico moves closer to its natural gas-fired generating capacity goals as it awards TransCanada with contracts to build two new gas pipelines.

MENA Region’s Power Projects Need US$250bn

Energy Generation

MENA Region’s Power Projects Need US$250bn

The MENA region’s power sector needs a financial boost to support its growing population and infrastructure needs.

NSW High Power Bills-Overtime is to Blame

Energy Generation

NSW High Power Bills-Overtime is to Blame

NSW power bills are on the rise, thanks to power distributors paying their staff overtime and grid maintenance.

FuelCell Energy Gets Its Largest Order Ever

Energy Generation

FuelCell Energy Gets Its Largest Order Ever

The largest fuel cell contract has been signed between South Korea’s POSCO Energy and FuelCell Energy.

Drought Hits Brazil’s Power Supply

Energy Generation

Drought Hits Brazil’s Power Supply

Brazil’s ongoing drought is forcing power operators to turn to thermoelectric power to safeguard its dwindling hydroelectric power plant water storage levels.

Puerto Rico’s Wind of Change

Energy Generation

Puerto Rico’s Wind of Change

Puerto Rico moves closer to its renewable energy targets as it begins to harness its available renewable energy sources.

Squaring the data , analytics and processing circle: the elements of a solution.

Energy Generation

Squaring the data , analytics and processing circle: the elements of a solution.

The bottom line is that traditional enterprise database technologies will no longer suffice. The volume and complexity of data, when coupled with the levels of performance demanded from systems that use such data, have reached a point where simply spending more doing the same things better, faster, in greater volume has a marginal return.

Germany’s Energy Transformation Relies on Sluggish Grid Action Plan

Energy Generation

Germany’s Energy Transformation Relies on Sluggish Grid Action Plan

Germany’s ambitious energy transformation has the world’s attention but role-players will need to put plans in to action in order to meet fast-approaching energy targets. EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger recommends that Germany follows Spain’s example and forms one power network operator.

UK’s Power Shortage Looms

Energy Generation

UK’s Power Shortage Looms

The UK can expect power outages within three to four years if nothing is done to build new generating capacity.

Indonesia-Malaysia Power Transmission Line Plans Kick-Off

Energy Generation

Indonesia-Malaysia Power Transmission Line Plans Kick-Off

Malaysia and Indonesia can look forward to power-sharing as plans for the interconnecting transmission line are propelled in to action.