Dec 02, 2021
Battle of the ARPU, Telecoms vs. Energy
A colleague of mine, Mr Sunil Mittal, created an interesting posting on Linked In. He was seeing telecommunications service providers increasing their ARPU (annual revenue pe...
Nov 09, 2021
The Future for the Fully Featured Meter
NES is investing in its 5th generation of smart meter. Very few smart meter vendors can claim to be on their 5th generation. It is a reflection on NES’s experience and maturity i...
Nov 04, 2021
Is just saying “analytics” enough to generate actionable insight?
We often discuss how to leverage the information from the low voltage grid available through smart meters. And, often, we will say “analytics” as if saying the word will reveal...
Sep 28, 2021
A Success for Threat Detection; Chalk one up for the Cyber Defenders
My routine is simple in the early morning:- Get up- Make some tea (as an English man, I am expected to drink a lot of tea)- Look at some news- See the latest cyber-attacks on infra...
Aug 19, 2021
Consumer Engagement in the Smart Energy Transition
When smart meters first came out, at least where I live, around 10 years ago, the message was about getting the consumer’s energy spending “under control”. The regulator want...
Jul 13, 2021
Smart Meters; IT vs OT – confused yet?
I don’t think we need to explain what a smart meter is, and we are all pretty aware of IT in our modern lives, but what about OT?Operational Technology are the systems which moni...
Jun 29, 2021
Securing a “Cost Optimized” Smart Grid
There is the old saying………. You get what
you pay for.There are always options available to pay
less for something. I am sure we have all paid less, thought we were getting ...
Jun 17, 2021
Cyber-security Concerns, OSGP
Recently, the OSGP published an excellent survey on the types of concerns the energy distribution community had regarding cyber-security threats and risks: CYBER-SECURITY-CONC...
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