Industry Insights

All industry insights concerning the latest news, project announcements, reports, policy and legislation relating to electricity generation across global power and energy sectors, focusing on renewable energy news, fossil fuel, natural gas, hydrogen, clean energy, nuclear power and energy storage. This news will include digitalisation projects and smart grid developments in the power generation space.

digitalisation

Digitalisation and the transformation of coal generation

The power sector has begun a digitalisation process that is transforming the way electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed.
cleantech startups

Achieving net zero: Too cheap to meter or too expensive to...

Overall, if the paths to net zero are taken, significant upfront investment will have to be made over a sustained period and at the moment there is not the market signals to make this happen.
Utilities energy transition

Tools to help utilities adapt their business models to the energy...

As more countries work toward transitioning to a cleaner and more flexible grid, there is an increasingly urgent need for a clear set of utility business model tools and regulatory pathways.

IEA Clean Energy Transitions Summit delivers on expectations

Leaders representing 80% of global energy consumption gathered at the highest-profile energy and climate discussion since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic – at the IEA Clean Energy Transitions Summit.

Ed’s note: Fusion, finance and economic recovery

Climate action has steadily climbed the political agenda in the past decade and this year’s coronavirus pandemic has put it even more firmly in the spotlight.

Webcast: EPC Best Practices featuring Black & Veatch, Entergy, Avista and...

A new, free webcast featured on Power Engineering, “EPC Best Practices during COVID-19 and Beyond,” will be 11 a.m. ET on Friday, June 26.
digitalisation

GE Digital: Managing change in the ‘smart’ era

To gain insight into key aspects of the digital transformation, PEI spoke to GE's Vice President of Engineering, GE Grid Software, Kristen Sanderson.

Understanding the role of AI in future energy markets

Power Engineering International interviewed James Johnston, Director of Wholesale Operations at Exelon and Jason Kram, Executive Vice President at Adapt2 Solutions about Exelon’s move to digitally transform their back office operations.
Utility pandemic

Engineers highlight COVID-19 utility challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic shows how “more than ever, the reliable, resilient and cost-effective delivery of electrical energy is critical for our society”.
energy transition

COVID-19 fails to derail the energy transition says study

Despite economic challenges caused by COVID-19, the energy transition remains on track, according to a new survey conducted by Deloitte.

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