The ELVIS (Electricity Verkko Information System) solution

Together, cognitive computing and Internet of Things are poised to transform whole industries — and nowhere is this more critical than the power industry where outages and system failures can have deep and lasting impacts. Fingrid,…

Power sector disruption just the start of energy industry transformation

The power sector is transforming fast, and companies that don’t stay ahead of change are in danger, warns a new report from PwC. Angeli Hoekstra, Africa power and utilities leader, PwC Global megatrends — such…

The rise of the energy cloud

The rise of the energy cloud is creating a change in the energy and utility landscape that will result in a fundamental reimagining of how the industry and the nation generates, stores, and consumes energy…

Italy-France HVDC transmission line is latest to cross borders in European Union

The countries of the European Union are working together to transfer renewable energy across borders. The latest transmission link will be between Italy and France — traversing across the Alps. Piossaco, Italy, the beginning location…

Cross-border France-Spain powerline

A 40-mile powerline crossing the border between Spain and France has officially been inaugurated. The line, called the Santa Llogaia-Baixas link, is meant to increase energy ties between the different nations in the European Union…

Apple to open European data centers powered 100 percent by renewables

Apple announced a new plan to build and operating two data centers in Europe — each of which will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy. One of Apple’s new data centers will utilize the…

Google, Comcast threaten utility business

Americans are now more than ever looking at alternate ways of acquiring their energy. Almost 30 percent of Americans would leave their utility if they could and 64 percent of those would choose a non-utility…