What Determines a Utility’s Ability to Adapt to Disruption?

What determines how well a Utility adapts to the introduction of disruptive technology? And does the introduction of that technology always confer a competitive advantage on the utility? Zainal Arifin, the VP of technological development and standardisation at PLN in Indonesia asked the exact same question and came back with some interesting results. In a […]

Data-Driven Energy Management Systems Prove Key to Greater Efficiency

A white paper released by ABB has revealed that smart energy management systems can help facility managers reduce energy consumption by up to 45%. In the paper, The new era of energy management, ABB explains the multiple benefits of utilizing smart energy management systems that leverage new digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and […]

What does COVID-19 mean for Caribbean Energy?

AN INTERVIEW WITH JED BAILEY, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF ENERGY NARRATIVE Nate Graham (Program Associate, Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries): For more than six months, Covid-19 and the measures implemented to slow its spread have had a devastating effect on the global economy, with activity ceasing almost entirely in some sectors. The virtual disappearance of […]

2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season: Recap and Future Storm Projections

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season has been described as extremely active with at least five (5) major hurricanes.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University (CSU) have both indicated that there are two main reasons for this prognosis: It is predicted that during the late […]

CUC Employees Support NAU during COVID-19 Pandemic

        Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Press Release Employees of Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) have agreed to help those less fortunate in the Grand Cayman community. The employees have authorised for monthly deductions from their salaries to be donated to the Needs Assessment Unit (NAU). The “Because We Care” employee initiative was […]

OUR Investigations Validate JPS Metering System

          August 26, 2020 JPS has been cleared by the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) following investigations into reports of excessive billing linked to the new advanced utility/smart meters. The report, published on July 31, found JPS’ new meters to be performing satisfactorily. The OUR concluded, from the evidence presented, that […]