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The challenge of scaling up the smart meter roll-out is shared across gas, water and electricity companies. As the panel debate and workshop at the Utility Week Live Summit discussed, smart meters prepare consumers for the changes to come on the net zero journey. But is there are also a case for using the energy sector's new dual band communications network for smart water meters too? Read on to hear more about delegates' views.
Analysis
Over three quarters of senior utilities leaders have concerns that a lack of robust data about the sustainability of internal and supply chain operations will hamper delivery of net zero transition goals, according to new research conducted by Utility Week.
News
Steve Holliday, National Grid’s former chief executive and now chair of Cityfibre, urges more joined-up thinking between telecommunications and energy companies to meet net-zero targets. He also gives his view on the future for National Grid and the lack of policy to incentivise storage. Denise Chevin reports
Interviews
Digital Catapult has launched a cross-sector IoT Discovery programme, offering organisations 1-2-1 support on investing in IoT, with Northern Gas Networks participating in the first cohort. Rukmini Prasad, product and partnerships manager for IoT at the Digital Catapult, answers UW Innovate’s questions.
Interviews
A webinar to explore the building blocks required for smart, customer-centric field operations in the UK utilities industry, including discussion of ideal operating models, necessary skill sets and the role of digital transformation.
Webinars
How has the pandemic catalysed change in field worker experience and field force management? Utility Week explores the experiences and ambitions of energy and water industry leaders in this new report.
Downloads
Digital technology dramatically improves the economics and capabilities of every business yet utility companies are not always harnessing these benefits to the full. In this white paper Steven Bruce from Idox reviews the progress made to date and challenges still being faced across the energy and utilities sectors.
Downloads
Overcoming the challenges of delivering excellent digital services to priority service customers will be the topic of a new Utility Week webinar. We will also present the findings from a data sharing pilot of customers on the Priority Services register in advance of the initiative being rolled out sector wide in 2020.
Market insight
The latest addition to Anglian's innovation hub in Newmarket will have the ability to detect, locate and solve problems in the network. The company said the system takes AI a step forward from making observations to being able to make judgements and decisions based on its observations.
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