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Northern Powergrid developing innovative solutions to improve reliability of supply in isolated areas

Northern Powergrid developing innovative solutions to improve reliability of supply in isolated areas

Press Releases   •   May 11, 2018 09:54 BST

Northern Powergrid, the electricity distributor, has teamed up with Turbo Power Systems and Smarter Grid Solutions to look at new and innovative solutions to increase the resilience of the region's power network.

Smarter Grid Solutions successfully completes second phase of battery project

Smarter Grid Solutions successfully completes second phase of battery project

Press Releases   •   Sep 14, 2017 17:06 BST

​Smarter Grid Solutions has successfully completed the second phase of a three-phase project with a Korean chemical company, which will demonstrate the benefits of fast-acting hybrid batteries connected to electricity networks.

Smarter Grid Solutions expands in flexible energy management market

Smarter Grid Solutions expands in flexible energy management market

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 10:22 BST

Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) today announced the formation of a new business unit focusing on the emerging Distributed Energy Resources (DER) portfolio operation and optimisation market. The new business unit will operate from SGS head office in Glasgow with the US market served from its base in New York.

Smarter Grid Solutions technology to enable first behind-the-meter ANM scheme

Smarter Grid Solutions technology to enable first behind-the-meter ANM scheme

Press Releases   •   Apr 28, 2017 11:19 BST

Scottish based technology firm Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) is to enable the MeyGen Ltd and Wind Harvest Ltd shared grid connection, a first for the UK, as a behind-the-meter Active Network Management (ANM) scheme.

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Bob Currie Selected as Judge for the IET Innovation Awards

Bob Currie Selected as Judge for the IET Innovation Awards

News   •   Apr 25, 2018 17:00 BST

Do you have a brainwave the world won't forget? Our CTO, Bob Currie, will be part of an expert panel of judges at this years IET Awards. Bob will be part of the judging panel looking at the Power & Energy Innovations.

Four Smarter Grid Solutions Employees Shortlisted for Energy Awards

Four Smarter Grid Solutions Employees Shortlisted for Energy Awards

News   •   Apr 13, 2018 09:44 BST

Smarter Grid Solutions is proud to have four of its employees shortlisted for the Scottish Renewables Young Professionals in Green Energy Awards (YPGEA), which take place in Glasgow on the 24th May.

Smarter Grid Solutions win Ashden Award for Smart Energy

Smarter Grid Solutions win Ashden Award for Smart Energy

News   •   Jun 19, 2017 11:11 BST

Smarter Grid Solutions won the award for Smart Energy, sponsored by ecotricity, at a ceremony celebrating the winners on the 15th June 2017.

Smarter Grid Solutions welcomes CIRED 2017 to Glasgow

Smarter Grid Solutions welcomes CIRED 2017 to Glasgow

News   •   May 17, 2017 10:25 BST

Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting several events in the run up to CIRED 2017, along with exhibiting and presenting four papers in the events poster sessions.

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Dumping energy, curtailment, & batteries in the power grid

Dumping energy, curtailment, & batteries in the power grid

Blog posts   •   Jul 10, 2018 11:30 BST

Dr. Chad Abbey, Head of Consultancy for Smarter Grid Solutions, releases his first blog post ahead of his talk at the EUCI "Dumping Energy" event. In this post, Chad highlights the importance of battery storage in the changing energy system, but also its cost-effectiveness against curtailing energy.

Subsidy Free: The Next Step Up For Renewables

Subsidy Free: The Next Step Up For Renewables

Blog posts   •   Jun 26, 2018 12:24 BST

Subsidies are typically introduced to encourage and support the development of new technologies and are used to support most generation technologies in the UK. There is a justification in reducing and eventually removing subsidies.

Energy storage – making the most of the opportunity.

Energy storage – making the most of the opportunity.

Blog posts   •   May 09, 2018 14:19 BST

The move from centralised generation to distributed generation led to saturation in parts of the network, which in turn led to innovation in the way networks are planned and operated. Energy storage is just the next step in this evolutionary process.

Fixing the Australian summer lights out problem

Fixing the Australian summer lights out problem

Blog posts   •   Oct 24, 2017 01:15 BST

In February, 40,000 households and businesses in Australia had their electricity supply cut and led to a public backlash. However, this was all planned by SA Power Networks and the Australia Energy Market Operator. This blog post, written by Dr Rachael Taljaard, focuses on why these blackouts are happening and how they can be stopped in the future.

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IEE PES General Meeting 2018

IEE PES General Meeting 2018

Events   •   Jul 13, 2018 10:41 BST

Chad Abbey, our Head of Consultancy, will be presenting at this years IEEE PES General Meeting. Chad will be joined by our CTO, Bob Currie, and a variety of industry experts as he talks about the 21st Century Distribution Management and Operation.  The conference takes place in Portland, OR on the 5th - 9th August. You can find out more and register on their website »

Aug 05 - Aug 09

Portland, Oregan

“Dumping” Energy: Renewable Energy, Cost-Effective Curtailment and Remediating Negative Pricing Conditions

“Dumping” Energy: Renewable Energy, Cost-Effective Curtailment and Remediating Negative Pricing Conditions

Events   •   Jun 14, 2018 12:06 BST

Join Dr. Chad Abbey in the Marriott Minneapolis City Center on the 11 - 12 July at the "Dumping" Energy event in Minneapolis, MA.  Chad will be speaking at 4:15pm about "Active Network Management of Renewable Energy Generation" which looks at our work in Scotland where the rapid increase of wind energy caused time to connect and costs of distribution connections to rise and how our Active ...

Jul 11 - Jul 12

Minneapolis

Utility Week & edie Live

Utility Week & edie Live

Events   •   Oct 24, 2017 15:53 BST

Smarter Grid Solutions is exhibiting at and sponsors of this years' Utility Week Live and edie Live conferences, which take place in the NEC in Birmingham on the 22nd and 23rd of May.  Hear from Executive Director, Graham Ault, in edie's Energy Innovation Theatre talking about energy storage and Head of Products, Colin Gault, in Utility Week's Network Theatre, as he talks about the transition ...

May 22 - May 23

NEC Birmingham

New York REV Energy Future

New York REV Energy Future

Events   •   Sep 11, 2017 15:08 BST

Building on the success of last years sold out conference, NY REV Energy Future 2017 returns and will bring together key stakeholders, technology providers, utilities and state policy makers.  Among the discussion will be the REV demonstration projects and what the future of New York's renewable and distributed energy landscape looks like.  Our Chief Technology Officer, Bob Currie, will be spe...

Sep 26 - Sep 27

333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Contacts View all 5 hits

Chad graduated from McGill University in Power Engineering and is currently the Head of Consultancy at Smarter Grid Solutions, as part of our New York... Show more

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Paige graduated from New York University with an M.S in Energy Policy and previously worked with New York based EnterSolar as an Analyst. Since... Show more

Laura studied at the Wind Energy Systems Centre for Doctoral Training at the University of Strathclyde and is currently a Senior Consultant with... Show more

Rachael Taljaard graduated with a PhD in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from the Glasgow-based, University of Strathclyde, in 2015 where her... Show more