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Smarter Grid Solutions to represent Scotland in UK ‘management team of the year’ awards

Smarter Grid Solutions to represent Scotland in UK ‘management team of the year’ awards

Press releases   •   May 24, 2019 10:55 BST

The executive team behind unique software that integrates renewable energy into the power grid has scooped the prestigious Scottish Venture-backed Management Team of the Year at this year’s BVCA Management Team Awards. Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) is headquartered in Glasgow with offices in London, New York and San Francisco, and will now represent Scotland at this year’s UK finals.

Future DSO and DER Flexibility Worlds: Key Issues in accelerating the transition to a low carbon electricity system.

Future DSO and DER Flexibility Worlds: Key Issues in accelerating the transition to a low carbon electricity system.

Blog posts   •   May 01, 2019 15:10 BST

Dr Graham Ault and Dr Laura Kane look at the important factors in the recently released DSO Future Worlds Impact Assessment report from the ENA and Baringa. The key issues include DER growth and tipping points, system flexibility and means of coordination, data, markets, organisational changes and the new resources and skills required for the greater DSO role that is emerging.

Smarter Grid Solutions enters innovation partnership with SP Energy Networks to speed up electric vehicle market

Smarter Grid Solutions enters innovation partnership with SP Energy Networks to speed up electric vehicle market

Press releases   •   Apr 10, 2019 11:19 BST

Clean energy technology firm Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) is helping to accelerate the roll out of electric vehicles after entering an innovation project partnership with SP Energy Networks to find the best way to charge at public venues, service stations and homes without their own driveways.

The Scottish Government’s ‘A Vision for Scotland’s Electricity and Gas Networks’ – Smarter Grid Solutions highlights

The Scottish Government’s ‘A Vision for Scotland’s Electricity and Gas Networks’ – Smarter Grid Solutions highlights

Blog posts   •   Apr 01, 2019 15:32 BST

Dr Graham Ault, Director at Smarter Grid Solutions, picks some highlights in the Scottish Government Networks Vision.

 #IWD2019: Emily Wheeler, Executive VP of Operations

#IWD2019: Emily Wheeler, Executive VP of Operations

Blog posts   •   Mar 08, 2019 11:02 GMT

To mark International Women’s Day 2019, we caught up with Emily Wheeler, our US-based Executive VP of Operations to find out more about her journey into energy.

Utilities must invest in technology now to cope with growth of renewables and electric vehicles

Utilities must invest in technology now to cope with growth of renewables and electric vehicles

Press releases   •   Feb 06, 2019 13:31 GMT

​Distribution utilities need to adopt new technologies and new ways of thinking to slash the cost of integrating renewable energy generators, electric vehicles and other distributed energy resources (DER) into their grids, according to the latest white paper from Smarter Grid Solutions.

Smarter Grid Solutions software delivers demand side response with European commercial and industrial customers.

Smarter Grid Solutions software delivers demand side response with European commercial and industrial customers.

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2018 17:01 GMT

Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) has successfully completed its European Commission Horizon 2020 ‘OPTIMISED’ project deploying its Distributed Energy Resources Management System (DERMS) in two factories to deliver Commercial & Industrial Demand Side Response (DSR).

Nexant and Smarter Grid Solutions Collaborate on Platform to Manage DERs in Distribution and Transmission Networks

Nexant and Smarter Grid Solutions Collaborate on Platform to Manage DERs in Distribution and Transmission Networks

Press releases   •   Nov 15, 2018 18:30 GMT

Smarter Grid Solutions and Nexant are pleased to announce the next step in our collaboration on a comprehensive Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) to manage, coordinate, and optimize the growing complexity within distribution and transmission networks.

Smarter Grid Solutions Expert Panel: The Development and Future of Decentralised Electricity

Smarter Grid Solutions Expert Panel: The Development and Future of Decentralised Electricity

Blog posts   •   Nov 15, 2018 09:30 GMT

Smarter Grid Solutions marked its 10th year of operations at the start of November. Smarter Grid Solutions Co-Founder and Executive Director, Graham Ault, writes about what the panel spoke about during the celebrations.

Smarter Grid Solutions opens two global R&D labs to accelerate product development

Smarter Grid Solutions opens two global R&D labs to accelerate product development

Press releases   •   Nov 08, 2018 09:42 GMT

Smarter Grid Solutions, a leading provider of distributed energy resource management software, is today announcing the official opening of two research and development laboratories in its Glasgow and New York offices.

Smarter Grid Solutions Celebrates 10 Years of Success

Smarter Grid Solutions Celebrates 10 Years of Success

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2018 09:35 GMT

Smarter Grid Solutions, a leading provider of distributed energy resource management software, is celebrating ten years in business. Over the past decade the Glasgow-based firm has successfully collaborated with over 30 customers to bring new leading solutions to market that enable efficient and reliable energy transition.

Shetland’s energy system undergoes major upgrade at the end of five year trial

Shetland’s energy system undergoes major upgrade at the end of five year trial

Press releases   •   Oct 19, 2018 09:20 BST

Smarter Grid Solutions has successfully completed an upgrade to Shetland’s Active Network Management system after the completion of a 5-year project with the island’s electricity network operator.

Smarter Grid Solutions completes comprehensive study to help Minnesota reach its 2030 renewable energy goal

Smarter Grid Solutions completes comprehensive study to help Minnesota reach its 2030 renewable energy goal

Press releases   •   Oct 09, 2018 14:41 BST

Smarter Grid Solutions completes a comprehensive study on advanced technology solutions to help increase PV penetration, contributing to Minnesota’s goal of producing 10% of electricity from solar by 2030.

Smarter Grid Solutions agrees new enterprise licence with UK utility giant Western Power Distribution

Smarter Grid Solutions agrees new enterprise licence with UK utility giant Western Power Distribution

Press releases   •   Sep 14, 2018 15:12 BST

marter Grid Solutions (SGS) announced today that it has agreed a new enterprise licence deal with Western Power Distribution (WPD), the UK’s largest electricity distribution utility company by area.

Smarter Grid Solutions welcomes Derek Mackay to Head Office in Glasgow

Smarter Grid Solutions welcomes Derek Mackay to Head Office in Glasgow

Press releases   •   Sep 06, 2018 10:01 BST

Smarter Grid Solutions welcomed Derek Mackay, the Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy & Fair Work, to its head office in Glasgow City Centre on the 5th September coinciding with the start of its 10th year of trading.

Optimising the value of energy storage, flexibility and response

Optimising the value of energy storage, flexibility and response

Blog posts   •   Aug 14, 2018 11:28 BST

Senior Consultants, Dr. Laura Kane and Dr. Rachael Taljaard, team up in this blog post where they examine the value of energy storage, the triads for 2017/18, and how using a behind-the-meter solution like ANM Element can realise the value of developments for asset owners without having to wait on utilities.

The evolution of consultancy, planning & analysis, and the modern grid

The evolution of consultancy, planning & analysis, and the modern grid

Blog posts   •   Aug 09, 2018 14:44 BST

The way we manage, produce and consume electricity is changing and software to manage and control the network is on the tip of everyone's tongue. But consultancy around this change is seldom spoken about. Here our Head of Planning and Analysis talks about how grid consultancy is evolving hand-in-hand with the grid, and how that's changed our methods and outlook.

O&R, Smarter Grid Solutions Seek Ways to Get More Clean Energy to the Grid

O&R, Smarter Grid Solutions Seek Ways to Get More Clean Energy to the Grid

Press releases   •   Aug 07, 2018 20:59 BST

O&R announced today that it is partnering with Smarter Grid Solutions, Inc. (SGS), one of the leading providers of distributed energy resource management software, on a demonstration project designed to help developers more affordably interconnect solar energy projects to the power grid and drive greater export of renewable energy on O&R’s system.

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.