Global smart energy providers are increasingly deploying upgraded grids to offer better, faster, and sustainable solutions for meeting the ever evolving energy requirements. Recent advancements in smart grid technologies aid in keeping pace with the rapidly changing electricity demand patterns while increasing energy efficiency and power system dependability.
By leveraging the internet of things in smart meters, utilities can measure various parameters, intelligent power consumption, interoperability between different networks, charging and discharging of electric vehicles, manage energy efficiency and power demand. Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) provides smart grids with a wide range of functions compared to traditional grid technologies. Demand response, using AMI, help increase the system flexibility and make use of cheap time-of-use tariffs. Besides, smart inverters with programming interface swiftly discover operation and maintenance concerns as well as enable remote management.
As such, the technology progressions in the arena are opening up a universe of new possibilities for smart grid solution providers. At present, a wide range of solution providers are offering a suite of advanced smart grid solutions. To assist businesses navigate the best-of-breed smart grid solution providers, Utilities Tech Outlook presents "Top 10 Smart Grid Solution Providers - 2021." The firms featured in this edition provide smart grid solutions that improve the efficiency, reliability, and sustainability of energy distribution networks. In addition, the magazine includes insights from industry thought leaders about the latest trends, best practices, current innovations, and insights for aspiring CIOs.