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    Grid monitoring - Visibility and control for the active grid

    As the world moves towards a more sustainable and decentralized energy future, grid operators face increasing challenges in maintaining grid resilience, asset and energy management, grid balancing, safety, and security. What are these challenges and how can they be addressed?

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    How ransomware attacks threaten utilities (and how to prevent disruption) – Part 1

    Ransomware attacks are the number one cyber risk for utilities and critical infrastructure worldwide. Detecting malicious activities during the preparation phase of an attack to prevent disruption and spreading is at the heart of any cybersecurity strategy. 

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    7 things to consider when building your AMI ecosystem

    Utilities today face unprecedented challenges and opportunities as they strive to meet the increasing demands of their customers and stakeholders. To meet these demands, they need an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) ecosystem that can provide reliable and accurate data, support multiple use cases, and generate actionable insights to help them optimize their operations and customer service. But what should be taken into account when building your metering ecosystem? Here are 7 things to consider when building your AMI:

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    Get smart: Water meters and communication protocols

    How much water has been consumed? Is there a leak or stagnation somewhere? Is maintenance  necessary? No longer does this information need to be collected by technicians during scheduled on-site visits. Because unlike, traditional water meters, smart water meters communicate and transmit their data automatically, regularly – and in case of an event, immediately – to the water supplier or municipality. While various protocols are available the right choice depends on specific requirements.

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    Empowering consumers in the energy crisis

    The price increases in energy over the past 12 months have taken many consumers by surprise, contributing significantly to the financial pressure on businesses and householders during the current economic crisis. In the UK, not a day goes by without energy, and specifically the cost of energy, dominating conversations, news reports and media comment.

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    Preparing for the future of energy: are our grids ready for the electric vehicle revolution?

    Whether due to environmental concerns, government incentives and regulations or rising gas prices; the electrification of transportation is gaining momentum around the world. According to  Arthur D. Little’sreport, by 2030 there will be more than 40 million passenger electric vehicles on European roads. As exciting as this news sounds from the environmental perspective, it is alarming for grid operators. Due to the sudden demand for electricity, local distribution systems might suffer from temporary overloads, leading to power outages and other grid stability issues, such as voltage spikes and frequency fluctuations that can affect the performance of other equipment connected to the grid.   

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