Smart grid faces major hurdles

clock

Survey reveals utility suppliers worry about expense as well as lack of support and standards

US utilities are being driven towards renewable energy and smart grid technologies, but consumers are unwilling to pay for them, according to a report from the utilities group of IT giant Oracle, released...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Energy

Credit: SSE Thermal

'Decarbonisation of the Humber': SSE Thermal and Equinor hail £341m deal as boost to zero carbon industrial plans

SSE Thermal and Equinor to expand power generation portfolio in support of plans to slash emissions across the UK's most carbon-intensive industrial region

clock 30 June 2022 • 3 min read
Credit: National Grid

Ofgem unveils £20bn green grid investment plan for local power networks

Five-year plan aims to frontload investment in boosting grid capacity and resilience while paving way for huge influx in renewable power sources

Michael Holder
clock 30 June 2022 • 4 min read
Credit: ADM

A New Frontier: Google and Facebook-backed carbon removal initiative announces first six projects

Frontier's $925m fund used to sign multiyear offtake agreements with a number of innovative carbon removal firms

clock 30 June 2022 • 3 min read