Innovative Technology

China develops hybrid digital twin for the distribution network

Transmission & Distribution

China develops hybrid digital twin for the distribution network

The innovative technology will simulate both the power network and the associated communication network.

Schneider reveals SF6-free medium-voltage switchgears

Energy Retail

Schneider reveals SF6-free medium-voltage switchgears

The new technology will use air and vacuum instead of the greenhouse gas.

Editorial: System operators step up to RES integration challenge

Energy Generation

Editorial: System operators step up to RES integration challenge

Technological solutions to allow for more efficient grid optimisation were showcased at CIRED.

Our smart energy blind spot

Energy Retail

Our smart energy blind spot

The UK’s existing operational telecoms systems are not fit for the future.

Engerati Q&A: Marina Serrano, president, aelēc

Energy Retail

Engerati Q&A: Marina Serrano, president, aelēc

Engerati speaks with Spanish utility association aelēc about the country’s 100% smart meter rollout and the opportunities that will bring.

Editorial: Digitalisation projects seek to optimise flexibility

Energy Retail

Editorial: Digitalisation projects seek to optimise flexibility

Engerati continues its coverage of key events including the 25th biennial CIRED conference in Madrid this week.

Editorial: Engerati heads to Utility Week Live

Energy Retail

Editorial: Engerati heads to Utility Week Live

The exhibition and conference in Birmingham demonstrates the tools and equipment that will be needed to develop the utilities of the future.

Engerati Q+A with Matthew Williams, Founder and CTO, Faraday Grid

Transmission & Distribution

Engerati Q+A with Matthew Williams, Founder and CTO, Faraday Grid

Energy technology company Faraday Grid is pushing ahead with rapid global expansion. The Faraday Exchanger could transform the electric grid by providing a cost-effective way to self-balance.

Utilities need to get smart or lose efficiency… and customers

Energy Retail

Utilities need to get smart or lose efficiency… and customers

The smart grid could be a double-edged sword for utilities as it creates potential for efficiency gains but also opens the market to new entrants, speakers warned in London this week.

Energy start-ups team up with utilities in global pilot phase

Energy Retail

Energy start-ups team up with utilities in global pilot phase

Free Electrons has chosen 15 companies to demonstrate their projects at a pilot phase starting in Ohio later this month.

Editorial: Start-up, collaborate and listen

Energy Generation

Editorial: Start-up, collaborate and listen

Utilities seek to disrupt themselves by collaborating with start-ups to accelerate their rate of digitalisation.

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