Energy Markets

Week in smart metering – Storage on the grid

Energy Generation

Week in smart metering – Storage on the grid

Cost effective storage should lead to relieving pressure on energy security, writes Claire Volkwyn, editor, Metering & Smart Energy International.

PG&E’s EV plans-oversized or visionary?

Energy Retail

PG&E’s EV plans-oversized or visionary?

All eyes are on PG&E’s plug-in depot plan which is set to be the country’s largest deployment.

Minigrids empowering communities

Energy Generation

Minigrids empowering communities

SolarCity’s non-profit GivePower Foundation has launched a minigrid programme to power communities in the developing world.

Japan ploughs billions into Africa’s electricity sector

Transmission & Distribution

Japan ploughs billions into Africa’s electricity sector

Japan is to invest $30 billion in Africa’s critical infrastructure over the next three years.

Grass-the next biofuel home heating market?

Energy Generation

Grass-the next biofuel home heating market?

Innovation and government support will accelerate the biomass market which is yet to compete with fossil fuels and other renewables.

National Grid Massachusetts powers into the future

Energy Retail

National Grid Massachusetts powers into the future

National Grid in Massachusetts is ticking all the boxes when it comes to prioritising their customers and energy efficiency.

China ups the ante in Nigerian power infrastructure

Transmission & Distribution

China ups the ante in Nigerian power infrastructure

Foreign investors plough billions of dollars into Africa’s energy sector as its vast potential is recognised.

Utilities should consider total costs when choosing AMI

Energy Retail

Utilities should consider total costs when choosing AMI

Utilities can avoid limiting future ambitions by taking a more holistic view of their AMI adoptions.

South Korea to increase CHP

Energy Generation

South Korea to increase CHP

South Korea aims to expand its share of combined heat and power in the country’s energy mix to meet its decarbonisation and energy efficiency goals.

GridEx – Is enough progress being made protecting critical infrastructure?

Transmission & Distribution

GridEx – Is enough progress being made protecting critical infrastructure?

GridEx enables utilities to exercise and demonstrate their response to simulated coordinated cyber and physical security threats and incidents.

75% of businesses find sustainability challenging

Energy Retail

75% of businesses find sustainability challenging

The business sector should adapt to new sustainability challenges, including energy efficiency, if it is to survive.