Black & Veatch report highlights importance of education in smart utility rollouts

July 31, 2015
A new report by US global engineering and consulting firm Black & Veatch explores how advances in telecommunications, automation and data analytics are changing the relationship between utilit...

Verizon launches smart energy modernisation platform for utilities

July 30, 2015
US broadband and telecommunications company Verizon has launched a smart energy-as-a-service platform that will help investor-owned, cooperative and municipal utilities to modernise their infrastr...

Pakistan smart city selects US energy efficient lighting

July 29, 2015
In South Asia, Pakistan's Sindh government has chosen LED lighting company Lighting Science, based in the US, as a founding partner for the country’s first smart city.Lighting Science and ...

EIB offers €10bn for global energy and infrastructure projects

July 28, 2015
The European Union's non-profit long-term lending institution European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved €10 billion in loans to support energy and infrastructure projects in Europe and the UK...

ČEZ invests ‘a few hundred million’ in energy storage firm Sonnenbatterie

July 27, 2015
In Europe, Czech power utility ČEZ AS has through its venture capital firm, Inven Capital, invested several million Czech Koruna in German energy storage company Sonnenbatterie in a bid to capit...

Con Edison rewards customers for energy saving through ‘coolNYC’ programme

July 24, 2015
In the US, investor-owned utility company Con Edison, is rewarding customers up to US$125 who sign up to their 'coolNYC' programme, which allows homeowners to control their air-conditioning system...

Metering International adds smart energy to its content mix

July 23, 2015
Metering International, a global publication and web portal, has re-branded to Metering & Smart Energy International in a bid to expand its offering to include smart grid technology, as well a...

Smart home: ADT partners with Nest; Panasonic’s ULE offering

July 22, 2015
In the US, home security system provider ADT has partnered with Nest Labs in a bid to give homeowners the option to integrate Nest’s Learning Thermostat into their connected-home/security system...