Innovative Technology

Global monitoring for asset management

Energy Retail

Global monitoring for asset management

S&C Electric Company provides support and monitoring of critical assets for customers worldwide from its Global Support and Monitoring Centres.

Tomorrow’s smart grid needs more than smart tech

Energy Generation

Tomorrow’s smart grid needs more than smart tech

To harness the real value of the smart grid, innovation, skill, and investment should be considered by the energy sector.

Voltage regulation for distributed generation

Energy Generation

Voltage regulation for distributed generation

Colton Ching, VP of energy delivery, Hawaiian Electric, discusses the challenges of integrating large amounts of renewable energy.

Week in smart metering – Changing utility business landscape

Energy Generation

Week in smart metering – Changing utility business landscape

Engie has launched a transmission grid frequency service, writes Claire Volkwyn, editor, Metering & Smart Energy International.

Holistic asset management: Beyond the hype and hurdles

Transmission & Distribution

Holistic asset management: Beyond the hype and hurdles

Asset management is one of the next big things for smart grid, writes Lauren Callaway, research analyst at Navigant Research.

Resilience in a changing energy system

Energy Retail

Resilience in a changing energy system

Extreme weather, the energy-water-food nexus and cyber attacks are energy leaders’ most critical emerging risks.

Could smart meters eventually power themselves?

Energy Generation

Could smart meters eventually power themselves?

Dr Maximilian-Eckart Wernicke explores the potential of energy harvesting to cut the O&M costs of smart meters and its use in IoT applications.

Attacking utilities: An insider’s look at the SnoPUD cyber intrusion

Transmission & Distribution

Attacking utilities: An insider’s look at the SnoPUD cyber intrusion

Takeaways from a successful infiltration at SnoPUD are shared by Billy Rios, WhiteScope, LLC and NexDefense ICS Cybersecurity Fellow.

PG&E’s EV plans-oversized or visionary?

Energy Retail

PG&E’s EV plans-oversized or visionary?

All eyes are on PG&E’s plug-in depot plan which is set to be the country’s largest deployment.

Week in smart metering – Looking towards European Utility Week

Energy Retail

Week in smart metering – Looking towards European Utility Week

Smart city Barcelona is host to European Utility Week 2016, writes Claire Volkwyn, editor, Metering & Smart Energy International.

North American utilities pioneer self-healing grids

Energy Retail

North American utilities pioneer self-healing grids

New smart grid technologies are opening the way for ready to implement self-healing grids.