Substation Automation Gets Simplified
ABB’s IET600 substation automation configuration tool has been awarded IEC 61850 certification.
Germany Ups Its Smart Metering Game Through Collaboration
German utility E.ON has partnered with Siemens to further develop smart metering technology in Germany.
Electric Water Heaters – A Hidden Battery
Electric water heaters are a largely untapped resource with significant potential for load control and energy efficiency.
Utilities Lead Energy Savings By Example
A coalition of Dutch utilities is cooperating to reduce their energy consumption and emissions.
Battery Energy Storage Is Economically Viable (In Some Cases)
A regulatory framework that values storage is necessary to advance its use.
Internet of Things comes to power plants
The Digital Power Plant is aimed to improve efficiency and output of traditional power plants and wind farms.
Outages – Prevention Better Than Cure
Smart grid sensors identified a ‘conductor slapping’ event that would otherwise have resulted in a major outage.
Virtual Power Plants-The UK’s Answer To Its Energy Woes
Limejump is providing the UK’s National Grid with grid balancing services when the energy system needs it.
Internet Of Things Is Faster Than Power Stations
Dynamic demand is able to contribute to grid frequency control faster than that provided by traditional peaking power generation.
How utilities can use IoT technology to save energy in the smart grid era
Three ways to slash energy losses by up to 30% using internet of things technologies.
Framework For Smart Energy Futures
The Universal Smart Energy Framework is proposed as a European smart energy standard.