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Utilities are bombarded with data and data security concerns. What is done with that data is what is crucial. Looking for meaningful patterns leads to actionable insights to solve problems, which leads to improved operational efficiency. Bringing..
South Korea plans to use blockchain to develop virtual power plants in Busan, a city that is positioning itself as a hub for blockchain companies. South Korea derives 70 percent of its power from coal and natural gas and just 6 percent from..
How is Columbus doing as a smart city two years after it won the Department of Transportation's challenge. Here's an update from Andrew Ginther, the city's mayor. The long and short of it is that it is still developing a virtual city dashboard,..
Here are the project's logistics: a large solar PV plant, rooftop solar PV panels, a precinct sized battery, an electric vehicle charge station and precinct water treatment and capture systems, installed and connected using blockchain. If that..
Blockchain's applications in the energy sector, though progressing by the day, are often viewed with a hefty dose of skepticism by those less familiar with the technology. And one of the top concerns of naysayers is a valid one: how will we..
DSO Models for Utility Stakeholders - DSO Organizational Models for a Digital, Distributed Modern Grid
Establishing new Distribution System Operator (DSO) functions that include an open and transparent distribution market is the next evolutionary step required to create a “new energy” economy that empowers utilities, consumers, producers,..
Utilities must improve integration with corporate systems and invest in modern processes of data governance.This Post is from an Esri contributor
Hi Vanessa, Thanks for your question. It's a good one. I would say the very first place to start is to take a very short survey (2 questions) asking a number of people at the utility:: On a scale of 1 to 5, how well does this statement describe your GIS: 1) Our GIS automates the process of creating our distribution operational maps. 2) Our GIS is a strategic information system...
Bill, that solar "competes with the grid" has been a popular misconception since the 1970s. The grid offers 120V AC electricity whenever customers need it; solar offers DC electricity when the sun is shining. The two don't always complement each other. Some solar customers mistakenly believe the electricity their panels generate can be used whenever they need it, but electricity must be...
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TEMPE, Arizona, Dec. 13 -- The Salt River Project issued the following news release:Salt River Project ranked highest in customer satisfaction for business electric service among large electricity providers in the West Region...
A smart meter can make you more energy efficient WANTING to save money on your energy bills is one reason to get a smart meter. The other is doing your bit to live a more environmentallyfriendly lifestyle. The need for a more...
Findings from Macquarie University Yields New Findings on Energy (Game-theoretic approach to demand-side energy management for a smart neighbourhood in Sydney incorporating renewable resources)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Energy Weekly News -- Investigators publish new report on Energy. According to news reporting from Sydney, Australia, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "Recent developments...
Abdulkareem Al-Ghamdi, Saudi Aramco vice president for power systems, making a speech at the 8th Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference (SASG 2018) held in Jeddah. — Courtesy photos Saudi Aramco leads digital transformation in...
3Degrees announced today that it has become an Affiliate of the Energy Web Foundation (EWF), a global non-profit organization focused on accelerating blockchain technology across the energy sector. With this commitment...
A World Leader in Digital Transformation, Saudi Aramco Takes Part in Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference in Jeddah
DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 12 -- Saudi Aramco issued the following news:Saudi Aramco was strategic sponsorship of the 8th Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference (SASG 2018) held December 11-13, 2018 in Jeddah under the theme...
TRADITIONAL energy resources are running out. Fact. renewable energy sources are widely seen as one of the solutions to fossil fuel depletion, and a smart energy system will play a key role in harnessing their full potential....