Smart Grid

News, project announcements and utility projects concerning smart grid developments and improvements to the electric grid, transmission lines, substations, transformers and distribution network. This includes digital technology and digitalisation, controls, automation and technology that allows for two-way communication between the utility and its customers, allowing for smart response and demand management.  

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CDC Group unveils radical net-zero emissions plan

UK government-owned finance institution CDC Group has unveiled a plan to achieve net-zero emissions across its operations by 2050.

Season 1: Grids Hub Series

This online series examines all elements that impact on the grid and highlight the latest developments in Europe. Follow GRIDS Waves, interviews...
Iberdrola

Iberdrola allocates more than €1.3bn in renewables for Spain’s Castilla y...

Iberdrola has announced plans to invest more than €1.3 billion in renewable energy projects in the Spanish region of Castilla y Leon.
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Amazon announces $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund

Amazon has launched The Climate Pledge Fund to support its sustainability strategy and to help other companies to become net-zero by 2040.
Aggreko signs data deal with Microsoft

Aggreko unveils deal with Microsoft to drive data efficiency

Mobile power solutions provider Aggreko, has implemented Microsoft's Azure Synapse Analytics to support its efforts to drive data efficiency across the business.
utility digital twins

Global digital twins market to grow six-fold by 2026 says new...

The global digital twin market in the utility industry is expected to grow more than six-fold between 2020 and 2026, and increase in value from $2.69 billion in 2019 to $9.35 billion, according to a new report.
What if consumers drove the energy transition?

What if consumers drove the energy transition?

What if consumers drove the energy transition? How much power could - and should - the consumer have? And what would they do with that power?

Webcast recording: Smart Metering – Adopt, Accelerate & Transform

This session facilitates deliberations amongst stakeholders & experts on the various opportunities & challenges of smart metering rollout including insights on investments, cybersecurity & innovations whilst highlighting the way forward for DISCOMs to become smarter.
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Siemens to create digital architecture for UK’s Modernising Energy Data Access...

Siemens has been selected by Innovate UK to develop an energy data platform as part of the Modernising Energy Data Access project
UK Virtual power plant

Raft of energy tech planned for UK smart hub virtual power...

The project includes several innovative energy start-ups contributing new technologies, and work is set to ramp up after the easing of Britain’s lockdown restrictions.

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