Lake Como goes all-electric

Energy Retail

Lake Como goes all-electric

Italy’s Lake Como is Europe’s first ‘electric destination’ after efforts to install a far-reaching electric-charging network were realised.

Smart grid security vulnerabilities and how to deal with them

Energy Retail

Smart grid security vulnerabilities and how to deal with them

Security flaws in widely used protective relays demonstrate the need for a rigorous cybersecurity approach in the design and use of grid devices.

London’s £85m district heating infrastructure is taking shape

Energy Generation

London’s £85m district heating infrastructure is taking shape

A new district heating network in London will help supply a £6bn business and housing development.

Renewables and energy efficiency – better together than in isolation

Energy Generation

Renewables and energy efficiency – better together than in isolation

Renewables and energy efficiency must work together to maximise their contribution to global energy decarbonisation.

ENA launches network flexibility consultation

Energy Retail

ENA launches network flexibility consultation

The Energy Networks Association’s new consultation seeks views on modernising flexibility markets which are “no longer fit for purpose”

Centrica investment a game-changer for start-up

Energy Retail

Centrica investment a game-changer for start-up

An artificial intelligence start-up has been awarded £200,000 by Ignite, Centrica’s impact investment fund.

Austrian grid operator to modernise its energy  infrastructure

Energy Generation

Austrian grid operator to modernise its energy infrastructure

Utility networks operator Austrian Power Grid has awarded Finnish engineering firm Pöyry to upgrade its grid system.

Norway – could smart drones monitor the power grid?

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Norway – could smart drones monitor the power grid?

Long range drones equipped with artificial intelligence could provide real time monitoring of power grids.

PV generation forecasting tool to save UK money

Energy Generation

PV generation forecasting tool to save UK money

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed a service to forecast energy generation levels from PV up to three days in advance.

Romania – get ready to use cryptocurrency for energy bill payments

Energy Retail

Romania – get ready to use cryptocurrency for energy bill payments

Romanian energy supplier Eva Energy is starting to accept bill payments with cryptocurrencies.

UKPN tenders for 35MW demand side response

Energy Retail

UKPN tenders for 35MW demand side response

UK Power Networks has launched a tender process for delivery from January 2018.