Community solar as the first step to subscription electricity – part 1

Energy Retail

Community solar as the first step to subscription electricity – part 1

Opinion: The case for communication – Are all network sensors necessary?

Energy Retail

Opinion: The case for communication – Are all network sensors necessary?

Distribution network sensors and communication modules have many advantages, but not for every piece of equipment. Chris McCarthy, Managing Director, S&C Electric UK Holdings, explains.

Substation automation: How to calculate the bandwidth you need

Energy Retail

Substation automation: How to calculate the bandwidth you need

Follow this practical step-by-step guide to assessing substation data capacity needs and designing a network around them.

DEWA leads the rise of the robots in energy

Energy Retail

DEWA leads the rise of the robots in energy

Robots are becoming an increasingly important component in utility operations across the globe.

Substation view: What does low voltage network monitoring look like?

Energy Retail

Substation view: What does low voltage network monitoring look like?

The benefits of sensors in the distribution network are solid but how does an installation work in practice? Engerati asks Socomec for a run through.

Demand response in blocks of buildings

Energy Retail

Demand response in blocks of buildings

The DR-BOB project is investigating the flexibility that blocks of buildings can offer to the grid.

Avista – energy giant identifies new business models

Energy Generation

Avista – energy giant identifies new business models

US energy utility Avista is embracing collaboration, distributed generation, energy management and sharing economy in their Urbanova project.

Bluetooth 5 is coming – what are the benefits for utility applications?

Energy Generation

Bluetooth 5 is coming – what are the benefits for utility applications?

Longer range, faster speeds, and low energy consumption - Engerati asks module and chip expert u-blox about the promise of the new wireless technology standard.

Optimising and transforming – two sides of the same coin? CGI thinks so

Energy Retail

Optimising and transforming – two sides of the same coin? CGI thinks so

Utilities need to strike the right balance between transformation and continuous improvement to remain leaders, says Ana Domingues, VP Global Utilities and Communications at CGI.

Utilities advance blockchain

Energy Retail

Utilities advance blockchain

Utility interests in blockchain are growing in Europe, the Middle East and United States.

Non-technical losses today: the business challenges

Energy Retail

Non-technical losses today: the business challenges

In the first of Choice Holdings' five-part article series on non-technical losses, Bruno Gapo explains how zero tolerance works when it comes to customer fraud.