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Smart city AI lab to tackle urban climate change and digitisation


The Center for Energy at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology is setting a new milestone in its research infrastructure, by opening its City Intelligence Lab (CIL).

One unified event for Europe’s power and energy sector


European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe, a three-day event that spotlights every part of the energy ecosystem, is coming to Paris.

Digital project aims to cut risk of distribution network overload


Siemens and German utility Stromnetz Hamburg have launched a three-year pilot project aimed at avoiding extensive expansion of the low-voltage networks and preventing overload situations in secondary distribution networks. 

Powerful AI augments fault detection on wind turbines


An artificial intelligence (AI) engine has been developed to automatically detect rotor blade damages on wind turbines, and aims to improve the productivity and consistency of blade inspection processes by recognizing damages based on inspection image material.

Softbank invests $110M in new energy storage system


Energy Vault, the creator of a new way to perform utility-scale energy storage,  announced that SoftBank Vision Fund (Vision Fund) invested $110 million in its Series B funding round.

Virtual power plant market to be worth $4.5bn by 2024 says report


The global market for virtual power plants is expected to be worth $4.5bn by 2024 according to new research.

ABB and Hitachi respond to Japan’s digitization needs


ABB and Hitachi have announced a collaboration to advance Japan’s electricity balancing market system, allowing for market transactions in an increasingly digital environment.

Report identifies key opportunities in electrical digital twin applications

30/07/2019 The global electrical digital twin market is projected to reach $1,642 million by 2024 from an estimated $804 million in 2019, at a CAGR of 15.4% during the forecast period.

China fortifies grid with predictive maintenance software solution to hone critical assets


This predictive maintenance software solution will enable the tracking of real-time data based on the performance of transformers and other critical power assets

Flow machines qualify for UK frequency response market for first time


redT, an energy storage infrastructure company, and energy tech company Open Energi have announced that, for the first time, a vanadium redox flow machine has achieved pre-qualification status from National Grid to provide Dynamic Firm Frequency Response (dFFR) services to the UK grid. 

How Uniper Technologies is ready for the digital ‘tipping point’


In a digital energy space that is getting more crowded by the week, Uniper Technologies likes to think that it has big advantage: as an owner and operator of conventional power plants, the company has been doing ‘digitalisation’ long before it became a buzzword.

At the sharp end of Asia’s energy transition - POWERGEN Asia interview


Having spent more than 20 years working in the energy sector in Asia, James Harris has seen many changes in the region.

EON puts customer in control of energy data with blockchain prototype


E.ON has developed a blockchain technology that says will allow its customers to have transparency and complete control over their own energy data.

Why the nuclear industry must embrace digital technology


The UK has some of strictest nuclear safety standards in the world. Operators must walk a perilous regulatory tightrope, ensuring their systems, hardware and firmware are all completely secure to ensure complete safety.

How a UK energy cyberattack could cost £111m a day


Cyberattacks on electricity networks in the UK could cost £111m daily according to new research.

ABB automation solution boosts Italian windfarms


Italian renewable energy operator Volta Green Energy has deployed an ABB control and automation solution on several of its wind farms.

Mitsubishi and US data firm partner to target Japan energy market


Mitsubishi Research Institute has partnered with US-based data intelligence firm Genscape to provide real-time data services to the newly liberated Japanese wholesale power market.

Don't miss this webcast to discover what's new at POWERGEN 2019


POWERGEN International is the conference that represents the power generation sector as it is and as it strives to be in the future. The industry is ever changing and so are we. Evolution is always coming and we plan to always meet it head-on.

ABB and Enel Green Power in digital deal for hydropower plants


ABB is to deliver predictive maintenance solutions to Enel Green Power’s fleet of hydropower plants across Italy.

POWERGEN India 2020 to support energy transition in India


Clarion Energy & iTEN Media announce the launch of POWERGEN India 2020 co-located with Indian Utility Week & DISTRIBUTECH India

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