US deal aims to match grid capacity with EV charging

July 29, 2015
In the US, smart grid electric vehicle charging company eMotorWerks has forged a partnership with operational intelligence company OSIsoft in a bid to improve EV charging and grid capacity balanci...

In depth: The man behind the self-healing grid

July 28, 2015
In an interview with Dr. S. Massoud Amin, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota and Chairman of the IEEE Smart Grid Committee, discusses his early career ...

IEEE standards: Institute revises AC substation grounding guide

July 28, 2015
In the US, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) this week released a new version of IEEE 80, a Guide for Safety in AC Substation Grounding.The professional associatio...

Engerati’s Week in Smart Energy: the power of community energy

July 28, 2015
Community power is an important and growing piece of the expanding distributed energy jigsaw, writes Jonathan Spencer Jones, contributing editor to Engerati, the sister portal to

US power grid: Lloyd’s assesses an ‘improbable’ but possible cyber attack

July 27, 2015
Global insurance giant Lloyd's and the University of Cambridge's Centre for Risk Studies has released a scenario of a cyber attack on the US power grid.The report aims to assess the insurance ...

Japan’s Chubu Electric prepares for electricity liberalisation

July 24, 2015
In Japan, major electricity supplier Chubu Electric Power Co. this week confirmed a basic agreement with Japan's largest oil and gas exploration and production company ahead of electricity liber...

Meralco’s new smart grid RnD centre; Silver Spring wins with city utility

July 23, 2015
In South-East Asia, the Philippines' largest distributor of electric power Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) this week launched a smart grid research and development centre.The facility called Po...

Can smart grid devices help build a supercomputer?

July 22, 2015
A US tech startup has publicised its vision of aggregating smart meters into a low-cost super computer.In an interview with Forbes magazine, Hive Computing Inc. explains the concept of meshing...