Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: customer behaviour & energy efficiency

November 12, 2014
Guest writer Pieter Coetzee hit the nail on the head this week in his article, The Smart Step into the Future for Energy Utilities, says Denise Philip, writer at Engerati.com. Mr Coetzee poin...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: smart water on news agenda

November 5, 2014
Meeting the increasing demand, replacing ageing infrastructure, improving business performance – no, not the main challenges facing electric utilities, although they are equally applicable, but thos...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: customer churn and energy efficiency

October 29, 2014
With an increasing focus on energy efficiency and consumer side demand response there has always been a counter intuitive feel to energy retailers motivating customers to use less of the very commodit...

Smart tech can save UK GBP10bn if used properly, says Samsung

October 28, 2014
The technology industry must do more to help UK consumers make savings of nearly GBP10 billion by using smart technology as effectively as possible. This is the finding from a consumer report produ...

Engerati’s week in energy: the global growth of microgrids

October 22, 2014
Communities are taking back control of their own power generation, storage and consumption. The benefits of on-site generation, storage and transmission are clear and the trend is travelling fast ...

Engerati’s week in energy: securing smart grids from cyber attacks

October 14, 2014
Most users of PCs are aware of the need for anti-virus software to combat threats from the internet. But surprisingly the same awareness doesn’t yet seem to extend to the smart grid and broader ...

Engerati’s week in energy: Data analytics will drive the modern power grid

September 29, 2014
Data analytics will drive the modern power grid. This is a self-evident realisation as nearly every conversation around integrating renewables, energy storage, microgrids and other modern challenges s...

Engerati’s week in energy: microgrids, energy efficiency and demand response

September 25, 2014
Russia’s response to sanctions may well be a good thing for Europe as the region begins to work towards improving its energy efficiency levels. Europe saw a major dip in gas supplies (up to 45 p...