Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: the wonder of drones

April 21, 2015
With technology developments bringing down the size and cost of drones, they are fast becoming an increasingly cost-effective tool for a range of monitoring and mapping applications, writes Jonath...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: residential energy storage

April 14, 2015
Installation of solar photovoltaics and other small scale renewables by householders is a growing trend, writes Jonathan Spencer Jones, contributing editor to Engerati, the sister portal to Meteri...

Silver Spring to deploy smart city platform in Paris

April 10, 2015
In France, EVESA, the operator of street lighting and traffic control systems in Paris, has selected Silver Spring Networks to deploy a citywide canopy network. The deal is part of a long-term...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: the utility in transformation

April 7, 2015
A new survey from consultants DNV GL has found that a majority of energy experts believe that a 70% renewable grid at no additional cost to consumers is possible by 2050. And no less than 50% b...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: Europe’s TSOs shine through eclipse

March 31, 2015
One of the likely un-envisaged consequences of the growing deployment of solar energy would be the impacts that arise during a solar eclipse, with the rather rapid loss and recovery of generation ...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: EU Energy Union but on own terms

March 24, 2015
In our commentary on the proposed European Energy Union, we questioned the apparent loss of authority to member states over national policy making. This point has now been taken up with a firm ...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: how to develop a smart city

March 18, 2015
Cities are getting busier, streets are increasingly gridlocked with vehicles, and services and infrastructure such as energy, water and public transport under increasing strain, says Jonathan Spe...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: harnessing the power of the sea

March 11, 2015
In the past two weeks we have published several marine-related stories, writes Jonathan Spencer Jones, consulting editor at Engerati, the sister portal to Metering.com focusing on smart energy. Among...