Member of the month: The Danish Intelligent Energy Alliance

December 19th, 2014

Since 2012 The Danish Intelligent Energy Alliance has organized the DSOs and  suppliers to the energy industry, research institutions etc. We have successfully established an alliance of 75 members covering the entire value chain of contributors to an intelligent energy system in Denmark. We work to enable integration of increasing amounts of renewables in the […]

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Global Electricity Metering Market Dataset (2014– 2024)

December 18th, 2014

According to Northeast Group, the 1.8 billion unit global electricity metering market is undergoing a shift from legacy to smart metering technologies. Higher value smart meters will boost the global market from its current $9 billion annual size to $26.8 billion per year by 2024. By 2024, there will be an installed base of nearly […]


Hawaiian Electric testing smart water heaters for several grid applications

December 18th, 2014

Hawaiian Electric will deploy small and medium-size businesses as part of a project to determine if they will help it better manage its electric grid. The utility is looking at using the smart water heaters as a possible way to help manage load shifting and almost instantaneous regulation of the grid, according to an article […]


Word of the Executive Director Ronnie Belmans

December 19th, 2014

Over the last month we have worked very intensively to pick up all the information, hints, suggestions, challenges as brought forward during our successful face to face meeting in Amsterdam during the European Utility Week. You will see further in this newsletter several important messages that were brought to the table by our members, which are […]


Word of the Chairman Paddy Turnbull

December 19th, 2014

Electricity companies and COP20 I am grateful to my colleague Paul Budde of Smart Grid Australia for the following thoughts on the COP gathering in Lima. At the COP20 event in Lima (the Conference of the Parties meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)  the reality of climate change bit in. The […]


Country Presentations from Amsterdam Board Meeting

December 19th, 2014

In Amsterdam a very interesting discussion took place aiming at the overall view of the members on the challenges for their local organizations with the aim to find out how GSGF could help to be the bridge for information exchange between them to address their main concerns. Overall, it was again found that the interactions […]