Smart grid: Scottish solution to scalable active network management

October 31, 2014
Scottish distributed generation expert Smarter Grid Solutions has launched new products for active network management that aim to avoid grid upgrades when integrating distributed and renewable energy ...

IT-OT convergence: Connecticut utilities to deploy Ventyx solution

October 30, 2014
US electric and natural gas energy company UIL Holdings has hired a consortium of companies to deliver a solution to cut outage times and boost network efficiency through IT-OT convergence. UIL, th...

South Korea’s KEPCO ready to export smart grid technologies

October 28, 2014
South Korea's state-run utility Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) has unveiled a strategy to turn its smart grid technologies into a global export. A report by the Korea Times stated the company un...

Smart grid: ComEd gets green light for cable to cut grid congestion

October 27, 2014
US energy company Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) has received approval from Illinois Commerce Commission for a new transmission line in a bid to reduce grid congestion, increase customers’ access to ...

Cyber security simulation: Consumers Energy and DTE Energy go for the real thing

October 24, 2014
US utilities Consumers Energy and DTE Energy revealed this week that they held a real-world cyber security simulation earlier this month as a replacement to a traditional table-top exercise. Facil...

Ergon Energy invests in S&C Electric batteries to boost rural service

October 24, 2014
Australian utility Ergon Energy has contracted smart grid company S&C Electric to deliver energy storage solutions with the aim of improving service delivery to rural customers. Under the term...

Smart grid UK: Tollgrade works with Ofgem on distribution projects

October 23, 2014
US smart grid company Tollgrade revealed this week that it is involved in a number of Ofgem-funded projects in the UK to monitor network capacity and overhead line vibration as part of a push towards ...

Utilities, simplicity is key to engage customers, says new SGCC report

October 22, 2014
Smart grid stakeholders must communicate to consumers that energy programs are practical, affordable and simple, according to a new report from the customer-focused organisation Smart Grid Consumer...