Smart Grids

Smart grids, an electrical grid which includes a variety of operation and energy measures including smart meters, smart appliances, renewable energy resources, and energy efficient resources. Smart grids help reduce non-revenue electricity, they help to recover losses as well as open new revenue streams. Another advantage of smart grids is that they help utilities to strengthen the resilience of grid networks against cyber-attacks. Smart grids help utilities to reduce the occurrence and duration of power outages. They help utility firms to integrate large numbers or capacity of distributed energy resources. Smart grids are projected can cut the industry's carbon emissions by 25%. Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things are the backbones of smart grids.

UK aid pledges support for the development of African future cities

UK's Secretary of State for International Development, Alok Sharma, has pledged support for the development of African smart cities.

Initiatives boost public e-mobility and smart cities

Enel Foundation contributed to a discussion around infrastructure and networks for Smart Cities and the role of electric vehicles in the energy transition.
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Thematic Research: Virtual Reality in Power report highlights that virtual reality training could bring new value to the power industry.
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Who we are: UL

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HV electric heaters market thrust forward by electric vehicle growth

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Smart metering standards and AMI adoption in South Africa

Chief Technical Officer at Landis+Gyr, Harold Hayes, speaks about the journey of metering standards and new requirements for smart metering in South Africa.
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Landis+Gyr believes in gender equity and partnerships

According to Godfrey Marema, Chief Operating Officer at Landis+Gyr, approximately 90% of the company’s workforce is women. Watch the video to find out more.
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Twelve strategies to step up global energy efficiency

A new report offers twelve global strategies and recommendations to the IEA's Global Commission for Urgent Action on Energy Efficiency.

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