REstore acquired by Centrica for €70m

Restore, a Belgian pioneer in energy technology, was purchased by the British energy company Centrica for €70m. REstore specializes in demand management for electricity and developed software that can be used to remotely increase or decrease the power consumption of large companies. They do that by, for instance, cooling the […]

NextGen SCADA Europe 2018

150+ electric utility SCADA system professionals convene in Amsterdam to review recent implementations of next generation SCADA systems Recent research carried out by Phoenix Forums indicates that many European utilities are now upgrading or replacing their SCADA systems to better meet the demands of the evolving digital grid. As new […]

Microsoft, GE sign agreement on new wind project in Ireland

On Monday, Microsoft Corp. announced a new wind energy agreement in Ireland. With the agreement, Microsoft will become one of the first multinational technology companies to support a new wind project in Ireland. Microsoft is entering into a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with GE to purchase 100 percent of […]

Security of electricity supply in Europe: Midterm Adequacy Forecast

ENTSO-E has released the new edition of its Midterm Adequacy Forecast: a state-of-the-art pan-European mathematical analysis of security of electricity supply up to 2020 and 2025. The document answers key questions about the resource adequacy in relation to the impact of climate on our power system, the security of supply […]

Conclusions from the 8th Korea Smart Grid Week

Korea Smart Grid Association held the “8th Korea Smart Grid Week” and “Korea Smart Grid Expo (Energy Plus)” on September 27th(Wed.) – 29th(Fri.), 2107 at COEX in Seoul. Sharing global Smart Grid trends, the event attracted as many as 524 companies from 27 countries and 21,436 visitors and participants. In […]