Planning a smarter grid from the consumer perspective

October 5th, 2015

Chen-Ching Liu, the Boeing Distinguished Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and director of the Energy Systems Innovation Centre of Washington State University was interviewed recently regarding the research he is conducting under the umbrella of the grid. Liu pointed out that his research into resilient distribution systems involves a lot […]

Qatar transitioning to smart meters

October 1st, 2015

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) has combined its understanding of information technology and power distribution to launch a smart meter project. KAHRAMAA plans to complete the rollout of its smart meter project by 2016. The adoption rate of smart metering in the Middle East has been on a steady growth path and demand […]

Industrial Internet of Things Set To Disrupt Traditional Business Models

October 1st, 2015

Over the next decade, the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution is expected to have a major impact on manufacturing, energy, agriculture and other industry sectors, thereby creating the term Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) which is described as the seamless integration of physical and digital worlds through networked sensors, machine learning and big data. IIoT […]

Is energy innovation broken?

October 1st, 2015

A global survey of 750 senior executives spanning 15 countries and eight sectors showed that out of the eight sectors, the energy sector ranks seventh for innovation. The survey conducted by PA Consulting, showed that organizations could be flushing as much as $620.7 billion down the drain each year. In fact, the survey found that […]