Canada switches on world's first carbon capture power plant


Source: The Guardian 2 October 2014
Canada switches on world's first carbon capture power plant

Canada has switched on the first large-scale coal-fired power plant fitted with a technology that proponents say enables...

Trends in Energy and Utilities for Southwest Europe


Source: YouTube 2 October 2014
Trends in Energy and Utilities for Southwest Europe

Ricardo Klatovsky, VP Energy and Utilities for Southwest Europe, IBM Global Business Services, shares his insights on...

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Big Data & Analytics: Transforming potential into action - INFOGRAPHIC


Source: IBM 1 October 2014
Big Data & Analytics: Transforming potential into action - INFOGRAPHIC

By leveraging the natural fusion of big data and analytics, successful organizations can better transform unrefined information...

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Big Data at the Speed of Business


Source: IBM 1 October 2014
Big Data at the Speed of Business

Big data is a critical element to solving key business problems for utility companies. It can turn the information from smart meter and smart grid...

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Smarter Asset Management


Source: IBM 1 October 2014
Smarter Asset Management

In the current global economic climate, there is a growing emphasis on cost reduction, return on investment and increased overall asset value...

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Energy Quote of the Day: 'We are Still Assessing the Outcome of the Attack on the Refineries'


Source: TheEnergyCollective 1 October 2014
Energy Quote of the Day: 'We are Still Assessing the Outcome of the Attack on the Refineries'

The US military partnered with Saudi Arabia and the UAE on air strikes that bombed 12 “teapot” refineries in eastern Syria...

Managing big data for smart grids and smart meters


Source: IBM 1 October 2014
Managing big data for smart grids and smart meters

It is essential for utilities to be competent in multiple areas, transforming customer operations, optimizing demand response and data security...

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How to build business support for a price on carbon


Source: GreenBiz 1 October 2014
How to build business support for a price on carbon

Recently protestors held massive demonstrations in New York City surrounding the United Nations Climate Summit 2014...

The latest blog posts from IBM Energy and Utilities industry thought leaders


Source: IBM 1 October 2014
The latest blog posts from IBM Energy and Utilities industry thought leaders

In the build-up to the #IBMutilities Twitter Q&A on Thu 2 Oct, take a look at these interesting blog posts from IBM thought leaders...

Big Data, Big Opportunities: Energy & Utilities


Source: IBM 1 October 2014
Big Data, Big Opportunities: Energy & Utilities

In the build-up to the #IBMutilities Twitter Q&A on Thu 2 Oct, see why utilities are excited about big data...

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Strategic Asset Management


Source: YouTube 1 October 2014
Strategic Asset Management

In the build-up to the #IBMutilities Twitter Q&A on Thu 2 Oct (11am), see how National Grid have been working with IBM...

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India will be renewables superpower, says energy minister


Source: The Guardian 1 October 2014
India will be renewables superpower, says energy minister

India will be a “renewables superpower” according to its new energy minister, but its coal-fired electricity generation will also undergo...

Asset Management Solutions from IBM UK


Source: YouTube 1 October 2014
Asset Management Solutions from IBM UK

In the build-up to the #IBMutilities Twitter Q&A on Thu 2 Oct, this video shows the different aspects of Asset Management...

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#IBMutilities Twitter Q&A Thurs 2nd Oct


Source: IBM 1 October 2014 Daily digest
#IBMutilities Twitter Q&A Thurs 2nd Oct

Smarter Trends will be running a live Twitter Q&A session on Thursday 2nd October from 11.00am BST under the hashtag #IBMutilities...

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Get our latest infographic: How to make your smart grid even smarter


Source: SmartGridNews 1 October 2014
Get our latest infographic: How to make your smart grid even smarter

We can’t know the future with any certainty. But we can take note of the trends inside and outside the utility environment...

Ford revs up $25m global LED rollout


Source: BusinessGreen 1 October 2014
Ford revs up $25m global LED rollout

Ford Motor Company has this week announced one of the world's largest LED lighting deployments, committing to invest more than $25m...

Smart Grid Security and Architectural Thinking


Source: IBM 1 October 2014
Smart Grid Security and Architectural Thinking

Smart grid means automation of the electric power grid, and automation often means computerization, which can create new...

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How to tap the medium-scale clean energy market


Source: GreenBiz 1 October 2014
How to tap the medium-scale clean energy market

Recent attention and growth in clean energy development largely has been focused on either the household scale or the utility scale...

Why Is Goldman Sachs Advocating For Sustainability?


Source: FastCoexist 30 September 2014
Why Is Goldman Sachs Advocating For Sustainability?

One of the most persuasive arguments for increasing a company’s social and environmental performance is that it will save money...

Egypt Announces Feed-in Tariffs For Renewable Energy Projects Ahead Of Auctions


Source: CleanTechnica 30 September 2014
Egypt Announces Feed-in Tariffs For Renewable Energy Projects Ahead Of Auctions

Egypt’s government has approved new feed-in tariffs for renewable energy projects just weeks ahead of a planned auction of 2 GW capacity...

Green field: Graduate opportunities in renewable energy


Source: TheEngineer 30 September 2014
Green field: Graduate opportunities in renewable energy

The renewables industry offers a chance to be part of an almighty shift in Britain’s energy landscape, and there are many options for new graduates...

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