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Smart Energy Newsletter Archives: May 2015



Enel turns Milan Expo into electric smart city
The entire Milan Expo 2015 World Fair exhibition area is using smart grids and the latest technology to combine efficiency with sustainability. Italian utilityEnel has helped create what it claims is the world’s first completely electric smart city capable of satisfying the energy needs of 100,000 people.
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Tennessee Valley Authority awards Kentucky team $7.43m for smart energy project
A team from Glasgow Electric Plant Board in Kentucky is to receive $7.43m as a first round award winner in the Smart Energy Technology project, part of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Smart Communities programme.
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Central data hub to simplify Norway’s electricity market
Statnett, Norway’s transmission system operator, is installing a central data hub designed to simplify the country’s electricity market by improving cost and process efficiency, as well as transparency of customer data.
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Kenya field tests pave way for deployment of microgrid metering and control
Two years of field testing in Kenya have paved the way for commercialisation and scale-up of off-grid metering and control systems.
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Swedish island becomes test bed for rural smart grid services
A rural smart grid project is to be carried out on the Swedish island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea.
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National Grid adds virtual home features to smart energy programme
Massachusetts-based National Grid has added features and functionality to its smart energy programme online customer portal with the launch of a virtual home tool.
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JLanka gives Sri Lanka its first smart meter
Sri Lanka's residential solar power company JLanka Technologies has introduced the e-Pro1000, Sri Lanka's first smart meter device.
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Utilities expected to spend $37bn on customer analytics by 2023, says Navigant Research
Utility customer information systems and analytics spending is expected to total nearly $37bn from 2014 to 2023, according to Navigant Research.
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Tendril’s data analytics system provides energy bill alerts to North American consumers
Colorado-based energy services management company Tendril has announced it can deliver high bill alerts to any North American energy consumer.
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