Category: Smart Grid

The U.S. will triple its energy storage capacity in three years

The United States, the world's largest economy and the second-largest consumer of electricity on the planet, is laying the foundations for a future in which its power grid will be increasingly connected to energy storage sources. Indeed a report by the U.S. Energy Administration (EIA) estimates that the United States will triple its energy storage capacity in just three years.

Dubai will spend $22 Billion in an energy infrastructures plan

The arabic emirate has announced an ambitious project to boost its energy infrastructures during the next 5 years As Bloomberg has informed recently, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority is planning a energy infrastructures plan that will need, at lest, an investment of $22 Billion. This huge effort, that is expected to be developed during the... Read more »

Elia Grid will help Qatar to develop its smart grid projects

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has announced an agreement operation with the Belgian consultancy to develop smart grid projects Qatar is preparing the future of his electical grid and is looking to the future through the smart grid eyes. This week, we´ve known that the Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation, the main company... Read more »

Smart Grid event: SGCC’s 2017 Consumer Symposium, January 30th

Beyond the Grid: Connecting tomorrow´s consumers, a relevant Smart Grid event, will be celebrated in San Diego, California, the next January 30, 2017 and will show the latest news about the sector One of the industry´s “top premier events in consumer engagement around the smart grid”, as the organization says, will take place on Monday,... Read more »

What´s a synchrophasor? Discover the technology is bringing the electrical grid into the 21st century

Synchrophasor, a word that may sound like if we were involved in “Back to the Future” movie, is not a science fiction product but a device that is changing the electrical sector The electrical sector is living a revolution called synchrophasor. This device, that is changing the grid as we actually know it, can measure... Read more »

PCI 2.7, the huge electricity line that will connect Aquitania (FR) with the Basque Country (SP)

The PCI 2.7 subacuatic line, that is under studies, will tour 360km of seabed to connect two important regions of Western Europe The electricity interconnection between France and Spain seems to grow up, step by step, after some years of suspense. This PCI 2.7 connection, that is considered by the European Commission as “one of... Read more »