November 22, 2019

AEMO should be given a significant capital injection and expanded powers to fix Australia’s creaking energy grid

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Ahead of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council Ministerial meeting on Friday 22 November 2019, EY released an action plan to fix Australia’s creaking energy grid. Here, Matt Rennie, Oceania Power and Utilities Leader at EY, discusses the action needed to prevent Australia’s energy grid falling into disarray over the next decade. Ahead of his…

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November 15, 2019

Two worlds collide: aligning IT and OT

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The convergence of IT and OT is a critical component of digital transformation. Here, Angela Lam, Manager Information Technology at Horizon Power, looks at how IT and OT can work together so that utilities can reap the full benefits of advanced metering and smart grids. Ahead of her presentation at the Digital Utilities 2020 conference…

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November 15, 2019

A smart grid for all: international insights on the changing energy landscape

solar panels on the roof of a house

As rooftop solar and batteries become the norm, how to appropriately manage their output becomes an increasing challenge around Australia. We spoke to Suleman Alli, Director of Strategy at UK Power Networks, ahead of his international keynote presentation at Digital Utilities 2020, about the utility’s plans to create the world’s most advanced electricity network control…

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