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Siemens chief: ‘The energy sector is ripe for disruption’

“After COP26, no-one would dispute that the energy sector is ripe for disruption. We have to go through profound change.”

Hitachi Energy and Denmark’s Clever partner on EVs, renewables, and storage

A new partnership aims to ensure that Denmark is able to power its electric vehicles (EVs) with 100% renewable electricity 24/7 and to leverage EVs and battery storage to expand renewables’ use for grid stability.

Community solar offers alternative paths for clean energy growth

Strolling his church's rooftop among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr. acknowledged climate change isn't the most pressing concern for his predominantly Black congregation — even though it disproportionately harms people of color and the poor.

Newsom names energy adviser as California’s top utility regulator

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has named his senior adviser on energy policy as the next president of the powerful state body that regulates utilities.

The most common benefits of smart meters for UK consumers

With the rollout of smart meters gaining momentum across the UK as part of the government’s efforts to modernize energy networks and billing systems, what benefits are consumers realizing from the smart devices?

Winds ease but many Southern Californians without power

Santa Ana winds were declining in strength Friday but thousands of Southern California utility customers remained without electricity due to intentional power shutoffs intended to prevent wildfires.

Enel pilots 5G in smart grid in São Paulo

Brazil’s capital São Paulo is the setting for what is believed to be the first 5G project in Latin America’s power distribution sector.
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Canada’s IESO testing reliability in $1.4m smart grid pilot

In Canada, the Independent Electricity System Operator has announced C$1.4 million (US$1.1 million) in funding for a smart grid pilot that aims to integrate local energy networks with the provincial grid for reliability.
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University of Queensland conducts first-ever global vehicle-to-grid study

The vehicle-to-grid study has recruited Tesla owners from around the world through the analytics platform Teslascope.

‘Omnisumer’ demands prove greatest challenge to utility operations – study

While utilities are facing multiple challenges including climate change, securing energy supply, increasing distributed energy resources, cyber threats and digitalization, the rapidly changing customer expectations may be the toughest challenge, according to a study released by EY.