Download – Scheduling optimisation and workforce management
This week features CGI's report on the functionality of scheduling optimisation and mobile workforce management, enabling savings for utilities on operational expenditure and real-time data handling.
How EDF Energy is using augmented reality in its UK smart meter rollout
EDF Energy has developed an augmented reality app on Google Glass to quality assure its smart meter installations.
E.ON and RWE agree Innogy deal creating new German energy giants
Innogy acquisition will refocus E.ON on networks and customer solutions and RWE on renewables generation.
Flexibility – Europe’s electricity and gas DSOs unite
Europe’s gas DSOs can become a major contributor to flexibility in the energy distribution system.
Download – Single-phase reclosers on rural distribution lines combat temporary faults
This week features S&C Electric Company's case study in Brazil, where it assisted one of 13 utilities in the Energisa Group to eliminate permanent outages caused by temporary faults.
Transmission & Distribution
How Will Drones Assist in Maintaining Power & Utilities Networks?
UK electricity networks – towards a smarter grid
DSO models will be refined in the next phase of the Energy Networks Association’s Open Networks project.
Spur line reliability: are UK DNOs ready to fight short interruptions?
Despite cutting sustained outages on UK main distribution lines, short interruptions on spur lines continue to cause unnecessary losses for DNOs and customers.
Mobile workforce management: How a utility saved $1m per year
Equipping field crews with a mobile workforce management solution cut a US utility's overtime bill by $1m a year. Engerati asks utility software expert CGI to explain how.
Utilities – how decarbonisation could meet carbon emission targets
A study on decarbonisation for Portland General Electric finds that carbon emissions can be reduced sufficiently to meet its 2050 target.
Mapping the Euro-Med high voltage transmission network
What does the collaborative map from MED-TSO and ENTSO-E show about the transmission network?