Scotland shows importance of smart grid to economy with workshop series

December 17, 2014
In the UK, active network management company Smarter Grid Solutions has teamed with Scotland's economic development agency to hold a series of smart grid workshops in a bid to promote adoption of t...

Grid analytics: synchrophasers market to hit US$107bn by 2023

December 12, 2014
By 2023, utilities will have spent around US$107 billion on grid analytics tools such as synchrophasors and wider-area situational awareness systems in a bid to better detect system problems, accordi...

Smart grid: International M2M Council growing at 75 members a week

December 10, 2014
Fast-growing trade association the International M2M Council (IMC) has added a Silicon Valley machine to machine solutions company to its membership and board of governors. Aeris Communications, wh...

Smart meter US: ComEd not ready to reveal data on effectiveness

December 4, 2014
In the US, major utility Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) has secured extra time and investment from legislature this week to further develop its smart grid program, despite not divulging results of smart...

Smart grid: Fraunhofer start-up launches energy management gateway

December 4, 2014
In Germany, smart grid start-up Enit Energy IT Systems has launched a technology for decentralized systems like combined heat and power plants. The company is being incubated at the Fraunhofer Inst...

USTDA angles for share of India’s smart grid investment

December 3, 2014
The US smart grid sector is eyeing opportunity in India by sponsoring a series of workshops for major utilities from the South Asian country. The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is backing...

Smart grid Canada: Ontario pumps further $24m into grid edge tech

December 1, 2014
In Canada, Ontario provincial government has earmarked US$24 million in funding for smart grid projects in a bid to create new jobs. The investment will support 17 new energy projects running through...

Smart grid: Itron bags first Latin American deal for edge solution

November 28, 2014
Brazilian utility AES Eletropaulo has signed a deal with Itron to deploy its new edge intelligence solution in the state of São Paulo with the aim of cutting operating costs and losses. Itron ...