Cybersecurity: 70% of US energy companies expect attack in next year

November 21, 2014
Energy companies in the US were hacked 79 times last year according to a survey by ThreatTrack Security. The study of 200 IT and security managers at energy companies and financial services comp...

Smart meters GB: central data company won’t be ready for 2015 rollout

November 21, 2014
The UK's smart meter rollout is facing a major set back after the central data office says it cannot meet a start date of 2015. UK newspaper The Daily Telegraph reported yesterday that Data C...

Smart water meter: Florida utility buys Sensus units for city rollout

November 20, 2014
In the US, the city of Lakeland in Florida is spending US$15 million on Sensus smart water meters. Lakeland city water utilities will deploy 54,000 digital water meters across its service ter...

TOU tariffs: Northern Ireland smart meter trial proves effectiveness

November 20, 2014
Consumers in Northern Ireland would choose time of use tariffs given the choice, according to the results of a smart meter trial released by the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF). Electricity tra...

Smart grid: Sharon Allan to head up US interoperability body

November 20, 2014
US organization Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) has named Sharon Allan as its new president and chief executive officer. The board of directors of SGIP confirmed that Ms Allen will work to...

Smart meter Europe: Estonia utility deploys half of 630k target

November 19, 2014
Estonian electricity distribution network operator Elektrilevi has confirmed this week that it  has deployed 300,000 smart meters in a bid to meet Europe's 2020 energy efficiency targets. S...

CG adds G3-PLC centre to portfolio with smart meter factory opening

November 19, 2014
Electrical products giant CG announced today that is opening a new smart meter factory in France together with a centre of excellence for G3-PLC technology in a bid to better participate in European ...

Software maker Bit Stew sees Australia as ‘progressive’ smart grid market

November 19, 2014
North American platform software maker Bit Stew Systems announced this week at Australian Utility Week in Melbourne a big push into the Australian market. Describing the Australian utility market ...