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.
Cyber security, an expert view from Professor Peter Cochrane
Cyber security is always about people rather than the actual technology. Either people are the threat themselves and those around them.
Centralizing Consumption Data
Millions of smart electric and gas meters are being deployed around the world, creating a wealth of data which must be collected, sorted, managed and finally analyzed. Is the UK's central station where data will be consolidated and distributed to interested parties the answer?
Renewables- the Problem or the Solution?
The green agenda could be creating gaps in the energy sector.
Expert Interview: Paul Glass, Metering Change Manager, Anglian Water
The different challenges faced by a water utility when starting their Smart Meter journey
Factors Slowing Smart Grid Development
There is no doubt that the smart grid will transform the energy system as we know it. However, major obstacles stand firmly in the way of a smooth smart grid revolution. Key findings from the Engerati Big Report on the future of the smart grid.
The Merger of Utilities and Telecoms- A Quintuple Bundle?
Telecommunications companies have shown considerable interest in becoming players in the smart grid. Several have been quick to put themselves forward as strategic partners to utilities, seeking to develop their own smart networks.
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.
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
Mexico moves closer to its natural gas-fired generating capacity goals as it awards TransCanada with contracts to build two new gas pipelines.
Ownership of Data and its Management
The smart grid is supplying today’s utilities with a flood of data which needs to be managed effectively otherwise its value will be lost.