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With the implementation of smart lighting, electric vehicle integration and charging and wifi hubs across cities, utilities are well positioned to utilise the existing SCADA, metering and geophysical data at its disposal to integrate...

What the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill means for the US energy landscape

A group of senators has released a $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework designed to make transformational investments in energy, transport, clean water and broadband infrastructure.

QUEST for quantum computing in the energy sector

The QUEST consortium is being established to develop quantum computing applications for electricity power grids.

Tampa LoRaWAN being expanded for AMI and IoT solutions at scale

Tampa’s public LoRaWAN network is being expanded across the Bay metropolitan area by software and service provider Senet.

10,000 electric school buses for US-wide VPP

AutoGrid and California-based student transportation solution provider Zūm plan to develop a 1GW virtual power plant with school buses.
Tata power

California needs 1.2 million public EV chargers by 2030

Approximately 7.5 million passenger plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) are anticipated on California roads by 2030.
Itron's smart city leadership

$50 billion to modernise US power grid

The GridWise Alliance has renewed a call for significant investments to be made in the US’s transmission and distribution systems.

Pacific Gas & Electric replaces poles and wires with remote microgrid

The Briceburg remote microgrid deployment is a first for the California utility and is one of a number to come.
SnoPUD introduces new features for customer flexibility to save energy

SnoPUD to pilot customer flexibility

Washington state utility Snohomish County PUD has launched pilot programmes to incentivise customers to save energy.

‘Cool walls’ energy efficiency pilot credit scheme launches in US

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) is investigating the integration of sunlight reflecting ‘cool walls’ in its building ratings.

Successful utility themes for advancing the modern energy consumer

The US Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative has highlighted successful utility programmes for residential and small business customers.