The storage paradox: finding value in volatility
Energy storage technologies are maturing but in doing so, will they crush the price volatility they rely on to make money?
V2G Driving a Power Revolution
Vehicle to Grid technology is being tested in many countries and is on the brink of commercial application.
Energy storage boom needs favourable policies
The right policy, regulatory and market frameworks are key to widescale deployment of energy storage even as costs come down, according to market consultants.
EASE: Storage is the backbone of the energy transition
Patrick Clerens of EASE discusses energy storage challenges and opportunities, the different technologies, and a recent Commission consultation on the sustainability of batteries.
Grid Advancement Coalition urges change in US investment policies
A group of US electricity network stakeholders is urging regulator the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to amend its policies to better support investment in the transmission grid.
Does Great Britain need more frequency response reserve?
An investigation into this month's power outage will examine questions many are asking: did the operator procure enough reserve, and should consumers be paying more to ensure security of supply?
Digital Revolution: how blockchain is lagging behind investors’ expectations
Despite the large levels of investment, here the question remains: when will we see scalable, commercial blockchain solutions that can drive real value in the utility industry?
Adaptricity grid monitoring platform reaches commercial phase
The cloud-based system is being rolled out in Hong Kong and in Europe.
Digital solutions for power markets: Big in Japan
Japanese utilities are investing in innovation start-ups as the liberalised electricity market creates opportunity for more competition.
Blockchain trading platforms seek their niche
Germany's Ponton is rolling out its blockchain infrastructure for innovative new flexibility markets.
Smart meters need more protection from hackers
A critical step utilities should be taking is to install monitoring and alarm systems to detect potential attacks.