Technological Resources


Energy savings from home automation

The increasing use of home automation technology through the Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential for substantial energy savings and greenhouse gas emissions reductions, according to a new study conducted by the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE for the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). They identified 17 candidate […]


Digital Customer Centricity – A requirement for utilities

According to Pricewaterhouse Coopers, by 2020, about 95% of a utility’s bill-paying customers will have either grown up during the age of digital technology or will be “digital converts” and fully digital savy. Digital technology continues to transform your customers’ expectations. In order to stay competitive and provide a positive […]


Technology roadmap for smart electric vehicle-to-grid (V2G) of residential chargers

Smart grid is defined as the overlaying of a unified communications and control system onto the existing power delivery infrastructure to provide the right information and the right entity at the right time. It helps even out demand spikes and uses resource mix more efficiently. It is a better integration, […]


Winners of Annual ISGAN & GSGF Smart Grids Competitions

San Francisco, CA (May 31, 2016) – Today, the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) and the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF) announced that the CenterPoint Energy Smart Grid had won the ISGAN Award of Excellence and the GSGF Best Smartgrid Project Award for 2016. Michele de Nigris, Chair of […]