Innovative Technology

How to hack a smart meter

Transmission & Distribution

How to hack a smart meter

Power system security needs constant monitoring and awareness in order to stay on top of the emerging threats.

Substation automation – the problem of offline RTUs

Energy Retail

Substation automation – the problem of offline RTUs

How can you ensure remote terminal units are always communicating? Engerati asks experts in the field to share their view.

Northern Powergrid – from DNO to DSO with smart grid upgrade

Energy Retail

Northern Powergrid – from DNO to DSO with smart grid upgrade

UK DNO Northern Powergrid takes the smart grid from pilot to full scale rollout.

Ando Leppiman on how Estonia has become a digital leader

Transmission & Distribution

Ando Leppiman on how Estonia has become a digital leader

Mindset is a key driver for Estonia’s digitalisation of the energy sector, says Energy chief Ando Leppiman.

How we became a data-driven utility – Uniper case study

Energy Retail

How we became a data-driven utility – Uniper case study

From splitting with E.ON to digitising operations, Uniper knows what utility transformation feels like. Stephan van Aaken, Vice President Asset IT, explains more.

Integrating renewables: How power flow control can help

Energy Generation

Integrating renewables: How power flow control can help

Engerati looks at an application of power flow control technology and how it can improve grid utilisation and save utilities’ capital expenditure.

Smart consumer trends that utilities should know about

Energy Generation

Smart consumer trends that utilities should know about

Smart cities, smart homes and new smart products are being highlighted for consumers.

Augmented reality – promise of utility value

Energy Retail

Augmented reality – promise of utility value

Augmented reality is emerging as a technology with many use cases for energy sector utilities.

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 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.

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.

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