Power & Electricity World Philippines 2017

May 24 – May 25 SMX Converntion Center, Manila Philippines Radical Changes for Electricity Utilities There is no doubt that the current business model of most electricity utilities around the world is under enormous pressure, from many different directions – political, environmental and economical. While one obvious direction is to […]

Addictive energy saving apps: The future of energy management?

Smartphone penetration is growing at a steady rate and industries know that they have to engage with their customers via mobile applications in order to stay ahead. Users of smartphones spend a lot of time on these apps and it would be a lost opportunity for businesses, including utilities, to […]

Government of Canada invests in next generation sustainable technologies

The Canadian Minister of Science, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, has announced CA$50,014,110 in new funding for 94 projects through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Projects covered by the funding will be in the areas of environment and agriculture, information and communications technologies, natural resources and energy, […]

Californians are paying billions for power they don’t need

The Sutter Energy Centre, at its 2001 launch, was hailed as the US’s cleanest power plant – it generated electricity while using less water and natural gas than older power plants. However, in 2016 the US$300m power plant closed indefinitely – just 15 years into an expected 30- to 40-year […]

Gulf countries could save US$10b with smart grid

A new report has revealed that the Gulf countries could save up to US$10b in infrastructural investment by 2020, with the use of smart grid. One of the organisations to reflect change and innovation in smart grid in the region is the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). DEWA has […]