Ensuring security and reliability in smart meters

Close collaboration is key in fighting security issues Today, GSGF published a report on the cyber security issues in smart meters and the associated advance metering infrastructure. While smart meters offer significant benefits, it is also understood that as software and communications become more pervasive, systems will become prone to […]

World first to combine big solar and storage   Recently updated !

A project in Australia’s far north Queensland  is ready to combine big battery storage and big solar to supply solar power after sundown and during peak usage times. The Australian Renewable Energy Arena (ARENA) is providing funding support of $17.4m for Conergy to build and operate a 10.8 MW (AC) […]

World First for Shetlands in Tidal Power Breakthrough   Recently updated !

A power company in Shetland has claimed a breakthrough in the race to develop viable offshore tidal stations after successfully feeding electricity to local homes. Nova Innovation said it had deployed the world’s first fully operational array of tidal power turbines in the Bluemull Sound between the islands of Unst […]

Corporate customers pressure electric utilities to step up their game   Recently updated !

Apple has just done something unprecedented it its history – it became an energy supplier. The company now owns hundreds of megawatts of photovoltaics projects in Arizona, California and Nevada. Apple Energy was formed in early August 2016 following approval by federal regulators. Google did the same thing back in […]

Energy Internet & “One Belt One Road” Summit 2016

November 9 – November 10 Shanghai China China Smart Cities In 2016 around 80% of the installed base of smart meters existed in North America, Western Europe, and East Asia. Global smart meter shipments are forecast to continue to grow through to 2017- 2018 when it is thought the market […]

SolarCity is designing a roof made of solar panels   Recently updated !

SolarCity’s next product will be a solar roof that’s completely made of solar panels – a sleeker alternative to covering an existing roof in solar panels. The roof will be integrated with a Tesla’s backup battery pack, which will potentially allow a home to operate on solar power around the […]