Battery storage for grid flexibility – a view from Sweden

Energy Generation

Battery storage for grid flexibility – a view from Sweden

In a country with 35% electrification, battery storage has much to offer the grid for flexibility, reliability and security. Bo Normark of InnoEnergy explains more.

Cryptocurrencies for utility bill payments – is the world ready?

Energy Retail

Cryptocurrencies for utility bill payments – is the world ready?

Utilities are starting to offer customers the option to pay bills by bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.

Politics in energy – the Kosovo-Serbia dispute

Energy Retail

Politics in energy – the Kosovo-Serbia dispute

A Kosovo Serbia grievance has seen consumer electric clocks running up to six minutes slow and a 113GWh deficit in Continental Europe’s transmission grid.

E.ON and Sight Machine bring artificial intelligence to C&I sector

Energy Retail

E.ON and Sight Machine bring artificial intelligence to C&I sector

E.ON and Sight Machine are developing solutions to co-optimise energy and processes for European manufacturers.

Unlocking customer switching – Labrador’s automated approach

Energy Retail

Unlocking customer switching – Labrador’s automated approach

The UK energy retail market is seeing new aggregation companies emerging such as Labrador that connect smart meter customers with cheaper tariffs.

Bridging old and new systems – Is blockchain the right enabler for EV charging?

Energy Retail

Bridging old and new systems – Is blockchain the right enabler for EV charging?

Data integration and management expert DigitalRoute presents four business models for electric vehicle charging but not all need a blockchain backbone.

Wireless submetering – how is machine learning drawing out the value

Energy Retail

Wireless submetering – how is machine learning drawing out the value

Gather data from your building then let machine learning work its cost-saving magic, advises John Gionas of Meazon.

Robotina develops blockchain-enabled IoT platform for home appliances

Energy Retail

Robotina develops blockchain-enabled IoT platform for home appliances

Slovenian energy company Robotina is developing a blockchain based IoT platform to cut home appliance consumption.

Download – Scheduling optimisation and workforce management

Energy Retail

Download – Scheduling optimisation and workforce management

This week features CGI's report on the functionality of scheduling optimisation and mobile workforce management, enabling savings for utilities on operational expenditure and real-time data handling.

How EDF Energy is using augmented reality in its UK smart meter rollout

Energy Generation

How EDF Energy is using augmented reality in its UK smart meter rollout

EDF Energy has developed an augmented reality app on Google Glass to quality assure its smart meter installations.

What technologies can enable smart city developments?

Energy Retail

What technologies can enable smart city developments?

Cities and utilities are embracing the smart city revolution across the globe.