SDG&E announces pilot for increased EV integration

February 26, 2015
In the US, San Diego Gas & Electric has this week announced its bid to integrate electric vehicles into California’s wholesale energy market. SDG&E will be “actively bidding a group of ene...

Smart meters Japan: TEPCO to deploy 27m by 2020 Olympic Games

February 26, 2015
Japan's largest electric utility Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) expects to deploy 27 million residential smart meters within its service territory by the time the Japanese capital hosts the Olympic G...

Dubai extends smart city efforts with EV charging stations

February 26, 2015
In the Middle East, the Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) received its first electric charge stations. A local news sources reports that DEWA plans to deploy 100 EV charging stations across...

E-commerce platform bridges gap between utilities and consumers

February 25, 2015
Behavioural science, big data analytics, and digital marketing techniques to change the way people think about energy is the basis of ‘Marketplace’ an e-commerce platform that connects utilities a...

Deal Watch: 700 000 customer metering contract won

February 25, 2015
Hafslund Nett, Norway’s largest power grid operator, has signed a contract for the supply and implementation of an Automatic Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution for its 700 000 customers in the r...

Meter communications: Sensus poised to begin FlexNet trial in Tokyo

February 25, 2015
In Japan, global metering solutions company Sensus expects its long range radio base stations to be live by March 2015 as part of a trial to demonstrate the effectiveness of the FlexNet connecti...

Organisations commend European Commission’s focus on energy

February 24, 2015
In a statement EURELECTRIC, Eurogas, EPIA and EWEA commended the new European Commission’s increased focus on energy issues. “We hope this new momentum will reinforce policy in favour of a bett...

Water protest add fuel to fire

February 24, 2015
Three Irish protesters, jailed for breaching a High Court injunction, have ended their hunger strike. The three, who were jailed for breaching an order which prevented them from going within 20 metres...