Piclo Flex to take another step towards commercialisation

Energy Generation

Piclo Flex to take another step towards commercialisation

Piclo, formerly known as Open Utility, will soon announce a second commercial agreement with a network operator for its flexible energy platform.

Utilities need to get smart or lose efficiency… and customers

Energy Retail

Utilities need to get smart or lose efficiency… and customers

The smart grid could be a double-edged sword for utilities as it creates potential for efficiency gains but also opens the market to new entrants, speakers warned in London this week.

Editorial: Utilities playing catch-up to the hare

Energy Retail

Editorial: Utilities playing catch-up to the hare

Digitalisation creates opportunities for energy companies, but also levels the playing field for a more nimble species of company.

Pöyry Q&A: The digital customer is king

Energy Retail

Pöyry Q&A: The digital customer is king

Chief digital officer Stephen Woodhouse says utilities need to better understand their customers’ needs and behaviour.

Energy start-ups team up with utilities in global pilot phase

Energy Retail

Energy start-ups team up with utilities in global pilot phase

Free Electrons has chosen 15 companies to demonstrate their projects at a pilot phase starting in Ohio later this month.

LEAFS: market-based flexibility control can trigger problems in low voltage grids

Energy Generation

LEAFS: market-based flexibility control can trigger problems in low voltage grids

A report from the Austrian LEAFS project will examine solutions for avoiding problems in low voltage grid networks that may be caused by market-based incentives to manage flexible load.

Editorial: Start-up, collaborate and listen

Energy Generation

Editorial: Start-up, collaborate and listen

Utilities seek to disrupt themselves by collaborating with start-ups to accelerate their rate of digitalisation.

Electron builds on Kaluza investment to further blockchain solutions

Energy Generation

Electron builds on Kaluza investment to further blockchain solutions

Engerati speaks with Electron’s CEO Jo-Jo Hubbard about her vision for the future of digitalisation in the utility sector.

Engie tests smart charging in Belgium

Energy Retail

Engie tests smart charging in Belgium

The Jedlix app will give a financial incentive for EV owners to charge their cars at the optimal time based on renewable output and power consumption patterns.

Engerati welcomes new editor Caroline Gentry

Energy Generation

Engerati welcomes new editor Caroline Gentry

Caroline recently joined Engerati and will be launching a series of monthly themes delving into the digital transformation of the global energy sector. This month we take a look at digitalisation.

Why Shell’s newest flexible energy acquisition matters

Energy Retail

Why Shell’s newest flexible energy acquisition matters

Limejump pioneers a new business model using technology and algorithms to forecast supply and demand providing market access to a range of energy markets and balancing services.

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