Energy Markets

Smart Grid’s Market Size and Trends

Energy Markets

Smart Grid’s Market Size and Trends

Although the smart grid industry offers many opportunities across the spectrum, it is important for major role-players and investors to understand the risks involved when it comes to embracing a market which is still in its early developmental phase. Our report, The Future of the Smart Grid: The ICT and Data Management Perspective, written by authors Jane Fae and Professor Merlin Stone, analyze both the opportunities and risks involved.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Is the UK Full Of Wind?

Energy Generation

Is the UK Full Of Wind?

As the UK and the global renewables sector celebrates the launch of the world’s largest offshore windfarm, the London Array, Tory energy minister John Hayes ruins the festivities by announcing that the UK has had enough of the “relentless march of onshore wind farms.”