Smart Grid T&D

News, projects and utility activities concerning developments and improvements to the smart electric grid, transmission lines, substations, transformers and distribution networks. This section will also include digital technology, communication protocols, controls, automation and technology allowing smart response and improved demand management. Information will be included on smart devices and the associated impact on tariffs and supply, as well as any and all topics relating to the power delivery system and energy consumption.

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids unveils new substation monitoring technology

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has launched a new reliability-based service solution, RelCare, which has been selected by the GCCIA.

Chilean utility-scale PV plant licensed to deliver ancillary services

Chile’s Independent System Operator has announced that its 141MW Luz del Norte PV power plant is the world’s first known utility-scale solar facility licensed to deliver ancillary grid services commercially.

Power grids solutions, strategies and policies for a clean energy future

DNV GL has released a new report outlining how power grids can support the global effort to accelerate the energy transition.

Rolls-Royce expands battery container production

From 2021 the MTU EnergyPacks are to be manufactured in the Siemens-Technopark in Ruhstorf, Bavaria.
power distribution automation

Energy distribution automation systems market worth $23.8bn by 2026

The electric power distribution automation systems market is anticipated to reach around $23.8 billion by 2026 according to Polaris Market Research.

NZ to experiment with wireless power transmission technology

In October, New Zealand’s Powerco will experiment with wireless power transmission technology developed by Emrod as an alternative to copper lines.
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.
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Asia reassesses energy transition strategies

Asia has reassessed its energy transition strategies by accelerating utility digital transformation, according to Black & Veatch.

Sweden becomes second largest net power exporter for the first time

Sweden overtook Germany to become the second biggest net exporter of power in Europe in the first half of 2020 – the first time this has happened.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids unveils EV charging ‘game-changer’

The smart mobility solution enables operators to efficiently scale up their operations and is expected to contribute to a sustainable society for millions living in urban areas.

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