Smart Grids

Smart Meters Have Substantial Sustainability Benefits, Say IEEE Experts

The electrical grid is a marvel of modern engineering that underpins nearly every aspect of society –– a complex interconnection that spans the tiniest LED lightbulb and the largest power plants. But as electricity use grows, which it does exponentially, the grid strains. The use of renewable energy sources and new regulations can add to the […]

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The Missing Element in the Proposed Electricity Act Reforms

India is the third largest producer and consumer of electricity worldwide. But it still has one of the lowest per capita power consumption (1,181 kWh) as compared to the world’s average per capita power consumption, which stands high at nearly 2,700 kWh. Because of this, our nation faces the challenge of ensuring sound financial health […]

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India-EU Partnership on Energy Research in RE and Smart Grids

India-EU Flagship Call for cooperation in energy research and innovation, mainly in renewable energy and its integration in the energy system. India-European Union (EU) Flagship Call on Integrated Local Energy Systems was announced at India Smart Utility Week 2020. This partnership between Indian and the EU will help in Clean Energy and Climate and this […]

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Digitalization of the Solar Photovoltaic Energy Industry and Why Energy Analytics is Important

Just like every other industry, the solar photovoltaic energy sector stands to benefit from digitalization significantly. More so, when sustainability concerns are compelling business to turn towards renewable sources and keep pace with the growing energy demands of the world. Emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, and Data Analytics are enabling […]

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Dr Harsh Vardhan to lead India in Mission Innovation Ministerial

The Minister will show case India’s commitment to clean energy through research, development and demonstration programmes initiated in partnership with Mission Innovation countries in various domains of clean energy. The Environment, Forest & Climate Change Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan, will be leading an Indian delegation for participation in the Mission Innovation Ministerial being held at Malmo-Sweden […]

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Smart Grids Overcome Renewable Energy Variability and Uncertainty

Smart grids—modernized networks that enable bidirectional flows of energy and use two-way communication and control capabilities, and “distributed generation”— will address the variability and uncertainty of RE without utilities having to add to their conventional Renewable Energy (RE, which includes hydro, biomass, and geothermal as well as the more familiar photovoltaic (PV) and wind) faces […]

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ST Technology & solutions develop Smart Grids Sector

The expertise of STMicroelectronics in the smart grids sector is commodious. In fact the Geneva headquartered semiconductor and electronics heavyweight was an early innovator in the smart grid landscape. Traversing across the years of innovation and technology advancement, Allan Lagasca – ST’s smart grid honcho draws the company’s innovative journey on building a sustainable and […]

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Consumption Segment Dominates the Global Smart Grid Cyber Security Market

The growing electricity demand will increase the need to deploy smart grids for power supply. Smart meters, which are installed at consumer’s premise, are used for reading the power consumption in real time, provide accurate billing, and to identify electricity theft. According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global smart grid cyber […]

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