Smart Energy News

Blink expands V2G with EV chargers at CES

Florida-based Blink launched at last week’s CES in Las Vegas an EV charging station with smart grid functionality that allows communication directly with local utilities. The MQ 200 was [...]

Dewa turns to space to improve power networks

Lithuania-based NanoAvionics is to provide Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) with nanosatellites to support the digitalisation of Dubai’s power and water networks. NanoAvionics is a smallsat manufacturer and [...]

Itron deploys AMI for Sarawak Energy

Malaysian utility Sarawak Energy has signed a 15-year contract with Itron to deploy 180,000 advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) endpoints in a network-as-a-service agreement. Syarikat Sesco Berhad (Sesco), a subsidiary [...]

Dominion Energy gets go-ahead for grid transformation

The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) has approved phase two of Dominion Energy’s ten-year plan to transform the electric distribution grid. This approval aligns with the customer-focused, state regulated [...]

DZS and Irby bring smart grid connectivity to 4-County

Texas-based DZS and Irby Utilities worked together to help 4-County Electric Power Association bring gigabit broadband and smart grid connectivity to rural Mississippi. DZS is a specialist in broadband [...]

NYPA deploys lidar to boost renewable energy use

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) plans to deploy lidar-based grid enhancing technology to unlock transmission capacity, enabling more renewable energy to reach the grid. The non-contact lidar sensors [...]

Ubiik picks Sequans for Taipower AMI

Industrial IoT firm Ubiik is using Sequans Communications’ Monarch 2 GM02S LTE-M and NB-IoT module for connectivity in an AMI (advanced metering infrastructure) network for Taiwan Power Company (Taipower). [...]

GE ‘World First’ smart substations for UK

GE Digital is partnering with UK Power Networks on what it describes as “a world-first” smart substation project. The project, known as Constellation, is designed to optimise utilisation of [...]

Siemens partners LG to digitise battery production

Siemens and Korean battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution are cooperating to develop leaner and cleaner battery production. Under the terms of an MoU, the two companies plan to promote [...]

Utilidata Software-Defined Smart Grid Chip

Grid-edge software specialist Utilidata is developing a software-defined smart grid chip in collaboration with NVIDIA. The chip will be powered by NVIDIA’s AI platform and embedded in smart meters [...]

Thales and Gireve Simplify EV Charging

French B2B e-mobility digital platform Gireve and Thales, the French defence and security group, are collaborating to provide secure ‘Plug & Charge’ access and billing system. The joint solution, [...]

OBE Power picks Driivz EV charging platform

Smart distributed EV charging network OBE Power has picked Israeli EV charging tech specialist Driivz’s end-to-end EV charging and smart energy management platform for installation across its EV charging network. [...]