How do you get electricity to remote populations? An Indian NGO and Italian utility Enel are using the Barefoot College model -- recruiting and training young grandmothers from Latin America to build and maintain small solar power installations.
After successful demonstrations, Enel and Nissan hope to be the first to introduce vehicle-to-grid energy storage technology throughout Europe. Learn more about V2G and the multiple benefits it offers both to EV owners and to cities.
From streamlining operations to getting ready for more power from renewable sources, read up on six regions that are getting smarter about energy. You'll likely see some good ideas that could also make energy more reliable in your city.
When visitors enter Expo Milano 2015 with its theme of Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life, they won’t simply see technologies designed to sustain cities of the future. They will experience them. Read how Italian utility Enel is powering the Expo with smart technologies visitors will rely on.
Enel already has the credentials to prove its status as an energy industry pioneer and innovator. Now the Italian utility plans to take it a big step further by investing billions in renewables and smart-grid-related initiatives. In doing so it has what may seem an unlikely new partner: Greenpeace.
Schneider Electric partners on Ontario's new smart grid laboratory… Ooredoo and Ericsson launch Indonesia M2M platform… Allied Telesis selected for broadband expansion… Enel and Nissan collaborate on V2G… Alstom Grid wins Australia transmission project.
Smart cities run on data and a new effort led by Enel is trying to find ways to use existing infrastructure to share it. Learn how electrical substations could one day become powerful data hubs as well.
Experts have long predicted that real-time energy data would create a bonanza of new energy services. Now Enel and partners from 10 EU countries are determined to make it happen. Read about the new Flexiciency initiative.
Eight Spanish cities reduced electricity consumption by 64% and saved over 4,300 tonnes of C02 last year. How did they do it? Enel Group companies installed thousands of cutting-edge lights and smart controls, replacing traditional lampposts.
As a population boom causes a building boom, it’s harder for developers to find sustainable housing solutions. Italian utility giant Enel is finding creative solutions through crowdsourcing. See why it's a project that cities around the world will want to watch closely.