Top gear

England, Mark
October 2010
Utility Week;10/8/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p24
Trade Publication
The author discusses the role of British utilities in maximizing the opportunities offered by electric vehicles. According to the author, one challenge for utilities is to find the most efficient and environmentally sound method for adding extra generation capacity to the grid. Another is to develop a robust and reliable infrastructure for the electric vehicle market. He thinks that smart meters could be a potential strategy for managing the charging patterns of electric vehicles.


Related Articles

  • Selling 'risks smart meter rollout'.  // Utility Week;7/15/2011, p6 

    This article discusses the warning of British consumer groups to utilities about the success of smart meter rollout.

  • NEWS.  // Utility Week;10/1/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p8 

    This section offers news briefs concerning utilities in Great Britain, including the timetable for smart metering, Bristol Water and misselling practices by suppliers.

  • AMR doesn't just read meters -- it's a competitive weapon. Koch, William // Electrical World;Apr97, Vol. 211 Issue 4, p41 

    Focuses on the issues concerning the use of automated meter-reading (AMR) technology by public utilities. Economic benefits; AMR as competitive weapon; Regulator constraints; Cost-effectiveness.

  • Lining up the power Hempling, Scott // Environmental Action;Nov/Dec1988, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p17 

    No abstract available.

  • France ignores electricity directive.  // International Power Generation;Oct98, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p7 

    Reports on the delayed deregulation of the French electricity market. Reason for the delay; Problems in drafting legislation on market deregulation.

  • Electricity suppliers struggle to capture future generation market. Hansen, Teresa // Electric Light & Power;Mar1996, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p31 

    Reports on the increased competition in the electric power generation market in the United States that indicates utilities and nonutilities' struggle to become the favored electricity supplier. Gradual extinction of vertical integrated utility; Restructuring of internal operations; Increase in...

  • Deregulating the generation of electricity through the creation of spot markets for bulk power Tabors, Richard D.; Bohn, Roger E.; Golub, Bennett W.; Schweppe, Fred C. // Energy Journal;Apr1984, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p71 

    No abstract available.

  • CALENDAR.  // Utility Week;4/27/2012, p26 

    A calendar of events to be held in 2012 is presented including a seminar on power generation, Institute of Water National Innovation Award and the Social Media in the Utilities Sector case presentation.

  • Smart answers. Fryers, Tom // Utility Week;10/22/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 14, p24 

    Reports on the impact of supplier changes of consumers on the utilities market of Great Britain. Effect of the changes to generators' margins; Importance of higher quality user data; Benefits of intelligent meters.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics