Customer Services & Management

Customer-centric demand response a key solution for Japan’s energy transition challenges

Japan’s electricity sector is facing the triple challenges in the energy transition of energy security, cost and decarbonisation, writes James Tedd from GridBeyond.


Italgas – smart gas networks at core of investments

Italian gas DSO Italgas is planning €8.6 billion (US$8.8 billion) investments in smart meters and other technologies and activities by 2028.
TÜV SÜD IoT cyber security white paper

IoT cyber security impetus placed on manufacturers – TÜV SÜD

TÜV SÜD has released a new white paper explaining to manufacturers the significance of cyber security for IoT devices.
Endesa cannabis growing electricity theft

Endesa – electricity theft from cannabis growing increases in Spain

Endesa has reported a doubling in electricity theft from illegal cannabis operations over the past four years.
Behavioural science

How behavioural science can boost the green transition

Taking behavioural science into consideration when designing energy policy is crucial for energy transition writes Dr Rosa Garcia-Verdugo.

Smart thermostats – the unintended consequences

Are smart thermostats, like electric vehicles, a potential threat to the grid? Yes, say Cornell researchers.
Tesla x PG&E demand response/VPP programme

Tesla and PG&E launch virtual power plant programme

PG&E and Tesla have launched a pilot programme that creates a virtual power plant to help support electric grid reliability.