Resources

Interesting documents, hand-picked by GSGF, to be used as information (re)sources for developing (parts of) a smart grid


Demand Response Status and Initiatives around the World

After the new emission targets of the COP21 summit last year, many countries in the world are making a serious effort in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by integrating more renewable energy sources in their system. However, this is not straightforward, as important sources of renewable energy, such as solar power […]


Solar PV and batteries in New Zealand – consumer centric electricity

New Zealand households are now enthusiastically adopting new energy technologies – from energy efficient appliances, to household solar photovoltaics (PV) and demand management systems, and more recently, household batteries. This is changing the dynamics of the established electricity system, and while some utilities are taking advantage of the new opportunities, […]


Smart Home Security

Smart Home technology is a multi-billion dollar market that is poised for rapid growth over the next few years. Next to home automation, entertainment and energy management, home security is one of the main drivers behind the market’s growth. In fact, Statista’s analysts expect smart security solutions, such as connected […]


Best practices from 22 smart cities around the world.

Nokia announced the availability of ‘The Smart City Playbook’, a strategy report that documents best practices for smart cities. The playbook provides concrete guidance to city leaders on successful strategies used by other municipalities to make their cities smarter, safer and more sustainable. Commissioned by Nokia and developed by Machina […]


A Smart Approach to Smart Cities moving to 2017

Slowly but surely we are beginning to see a transformation take place in many parts of the world, as governments and councils realise they need to take a holistic approach to future city-wide development. In Australia, for example, we see that Adelaide, Canberra, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Sydney, Ipswich and Sunshine […]