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  • 14-Jan-2019
    According to a new report from Osborne Clarke, data protection and privacy concerns in relation to GDPR regulations are slowing the adoption of IoT.
  • 14-Jan-2019
    Origin Energy is attracting customers with a convenient broadband offering.
  • 14-Jan-2019
    Ofgem has appointed Ovo Energy to take on supplying Economy Energy’s 235,000 domestic customers.
  • 14-Jan-2019
    In Canada, Alectra Utilities is merging four separate geographic information systems (GIS) into a single network. The second largest municipally owned electric utility in North America has selected Hexagon to integrate its GIS systems. Through its Safety and Infrastructure division, Hexagon is providing the utility with the Integraph G/Technology software to converge distinct systems into […]
  • 14-Jan-2019
    North America, Western Europe, and the Asia Pacific will account for approximately 86.7% of new installed long duration energy storage capacity through to 2027, according to a new report issued by Navigant Research. The majority of new long-duration energy storage systems installed range between 4 and 8 hours and are lithium-ion batteries. The lithium-ion industry […]
  • 13-Jan-2019
    ComEd has announced that commercial and industrial customers can begin submitting applications for rebates of $250 per kilowatt of installed solar energy. This follows the utility securing an approval from the Illinois Commerce Commission to provide its customers with funds to install onsite clean energy systems. The aim is to reduce up-front installation costs and […]
  • 12-Jan-2019
    New study states that by 2050, batteries based on lithium-ion will be the cheapest way to store renewable energy
  • 11-Jan-2019
    After three years of decline, US carbon dioxide emissions rose sharply last year.
  • 11-Jan-2019
    According to the developers, the train will emit only water and therefore won’t produce any harmful emissions.
  • 10-Jan-2019
    US utility Con Edison has selected Sunverge to implement its integrated smart home, demand response, energy storage and clean energy initiative. Sunverge will supply its integrated energy storage and dynamic virtual power plant platform for the utility’s Smart Home rate project. The pilot will combine advanced residential time-of-use energy tariffs, battery energy storage and solar […]
  • 10-Jan-2019
    The University of Virginia has been recognised for its energy efficiency efforts
  • 10-Jan-2019
    ComEd is helping its customers, federal employees affected by the current US government shutdown to meet their energy needs via a wide range of set assistance options available across northern Illinois. The assistance options include the provision of finance to pay bills, flexible payment options, and programmes to reduce energy use and costs. The aim is […]
  • 10-Jan-2019
    Arizona's largest electricity utility says it has created a special fund of $500,000 to help customers struggling to pay their power bills
  • 10-Jan-2019
    Chubu Electric Power Company, has requested power supplies from seven other utilities to meet rising demand
  • 14-Jan-2019
    Itron has launched its new outage analysis service to increase utility visibility of power failures. The outage analysis is provided as a fully managed service to equip utilities with an outage detection and notification outcome for improved customer services. The service will enable grid operators to visualise select endpoints and to view voltage quality and […]
  • 10-Jan-2019
    EV users can now fully charge their vehicles in 30 minutes at SP Group’s island-wide charging network,
  • 10-Jan-2019
    The US energy storage market will surge at 33%+ CAGR up to 2024, according to Global Market Insights
  • 10-Jan-2019
    Wholesale electricity provider Griddy Energy has improved its operations by integrating its app with demand response and smart home capabilities. Griddy Energy entered the utility market by connecting consumers directly to wholesale energy markets via an app. Consumers are now able to connect the app to smart home devices using the IFTTT platform. This enables […]
  • 09-Jan-2019
    Landis+Gyr has been named a leader in meter data management by Gartner. The solution provider has been recognised by the research firm in its December 2018 Magic Quadrant for Meter Data Management Products. This is the fourth consecutive year the report has placed Landis+Gyr in the Leaders quadrant. Landis+Gyr owes the recognition to its long-term […]
  • 09-Jan-2019
    Itron has been honoured with the ‘Public Safety Solution of the Year’ award by IoT Breakthrough. The award recognises the solution provider’s recently launched Intelis gas meter. IoT Breakthrough is an independent organisation recognising leaders in the IoT sectors such as smart city, home automation, and autonomous vehicles and in the industrial and enterprise IoT industries. […]
  • 09-Jan-2019
    Clever has partnered with E.ON to build ultra-fast chargers along the freeways throughout Scandinavia.
  • 09-Jan-2019
    ExxonMobil has partnered with IBM to develop next-generation energy technologies using quantum computing.
  • 09-Jan-2019
    EDF Energy and technology startup Howz have partnered to help the elderly and those in need of special care to live independently for longer.
  • 09-Jan-2019
    Economy Energy, an energy supplier with about 235,000 domestic customers, has ceased to trade.
  • 08-Jan-2019
    Technavio forecasts the global artificial intelligence-as-a-service market to record over 47% increase between 2019 and 2023. The need by businesses to use advanced infrastructure at a reduced cost is a key factor driving the market growth. Whilst businesses intend to adopt artificial intelligence to improve efficiency, productivity and to reduce operational expenses, the high costs […]
  • 08-Jan-2019
    Volkswagen has revealed details of their mobile electric vehicle charging station, planned for trials in 2019.
  • 08-Jan-2019
    Navigant Research has issued a new leaderboard report examining the public charging networks and electric vehicle charging services market. The report explores the strategies and offerings of some 15 EV charging solutions firms. The report has identified EVBox and ChargePoint as leading providers of public charging networks and EV charging services. Scott Shepard, a senior […]
  • 08-Jan-2019
    mPrest and Southern Company have announced a collaboration to develop and implement a robust distribution system.
  • 08-Jan-2019
    Research firm Technavio forecasts the global transformers market for renewable energy to record annual increases of nearly 16% between 2018 and 2022. Increased focus by governments to expand portfolios of renewable energy resources is a key factor driving the growth of the market. The use of transformers enabling solar and wind power plants has helped […]
  • 07-Jan-2019
    MEA Energy Association has certified Northeast Gas Association to train utility workers. Northeast Gas Association will facilitate the field leader training programme for MEA Energy Association in nine states. Shift supervisors, crew leaders and foremen will be trained in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. Trainees will […]


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