On June 3rd GSGF, the Global Smart Grid Federation, held its half-yearly Board of Directors meeting in Washington. The meeting was followed by a number of presentations by energy professionals from the US. “That was interesting,” reflects Heidi Lenaerts, managing director of Smart Grids Flanders: “The American energy market is […]
The first highlight of the month of June was the meeting with many of our members in Washington. After the Seoul and Brussels meeting, again the importance of face-to-face discussions was proven. We had a very intensive exchange of ideas in which we could bring together both the technical contents […]
Following the board of directors’ meeting in Washington, GSGF organised a much appreciated workshop on energy storage at the ESA Annual Conference, highlighting the progress of energy storage (ES) from three continents. With increasing connections of distributed variable and renewable energy generation, introduction of electric vehicles and smart metering empowered […]
In late March 2014 the world’s first store for smart government applications was officially launched in the Dubai, UAE, operating through android and iOS platforms. Aimed at making smart services more accessible to the general population, the development is part of a move towards a smart city, covering transport, communications, […]
Cyprus has secured funding amounting to €50m for the instalment of 3,000 smart meters on the island. The funding comes from the NER300 funding program and was secured as part of a joint effort involving the Electricity Authority of Cyprus and the agriculture ministry. For more information, see full article.