Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: EU debates common energy policy

March 4, 2015
Arguably the most significant news in the past week concerns the proposals for a European Energy Union, writes Jonathan Spencer Jones, contributing editor at Engerati, the sister portal to Metering.co...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: guarding the grid, Israeli style

February 25, 2015
If you can’t beat them, join them, the saying goes. And this, to a point, is what the innovative startup CyActive from Israel – by the way, a country from where a lot of innovative cleantech devel...

Engerati’s Week in Energy: EV charging going in different directions

February 18, 2015
With Pacific Gas & Electric’s (PG&E) proposal for a network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations announced last week, all of California’s investor owned electric utilities now have p...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: single platform for smart home

February 12, 2015
Engerati's commentaries on savings studies with the Nest thermostat and Clearview Energy joining the home energy market have prompted some thoughts on the smart home, writes Jonathan Spencer-Jones, c...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: consumer-utility disconnect grows

February 4, 2015
Itron’s second Resourcefulness Index was both reassuring and disheartening in equal measure, said Jonathan Spencer-Jones, consultant editor of Engerati, the sister portal to Metering.com [The Growi...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: maximising on renewables or not?

January 28, 2015
It should be self-evident to want to maximize the output of renewables generation, particularly of wind and solar, which are available – in some degree at least – in almost every corner of the glo...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: storage and why regulation must keep up

January 21, 2015
Energy storage is one of the top topics currently, with new projects and initiatives emerging almost daily across the world, says Jonathan Spencer-Jones, consulting editor at Engerati. But look to...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: the economic value of smart meters

December 17, 2014
Nick Hunn’s frustration at the delay in smart meter deployment in the UK is very clear in his guest article UK Smart Meters Delayed. Again and perhaps his irritation is well founded, writes Denise ...