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GB Water Industry for Dummies Second Edition

Since the first edition, water competition in England has become a fact. So, this new book provides an update in plain English on what has changed and what lies ahead, including some key information from our previous book Water Competition For Dummies, CGI Special Edition.

UK Telecoms For Dummies

The UK Telecoms business is fairly complicated. This book provides you with an overview of the whole industry – a who’s who guide of the brands you’re likely to come across and some of their history. By understanding the wider business and how it got to where it is today, you’ll be much better prepared for the roller coaster of changes happening to telecoms.

Energy Flexibility for Dummies

Energy Flexibility for Dummies is your essential pocket guide to flexibility in the electricity system, where it comes from today and where it’s likely to come from in the future as the electricity system decarbonises between now and 2050. This book’s focus is firmly on flexibility in the electricity system.

Water Competition for Dummies

Water Competition for Dummies is the new essential pocket guide to the newly emerging competitive retail water market in England, which is expected to deliver benefits in excess of £200 million and pave the way for further significant reforms of the water sector.

Internet of Things (IoT) for Dummies

IoT For Dummies is your essential pocket guide to the hottest topic around – the Internet of Things, what it is, why you should be interested and what opportunities it brings.

GB Gas Industry for Dummies

GB Gas Industry For Dummies is your essential pocket guide to the UK gas market, its key stakeholders and the processes involved in getting gas to around about 21 million homes and businesses across Great Britain.

Smart Metering Implementation Programme (SMIP) for Dummies

The SMIP for Dummies is your essential pocket guide to the Smart Metering Implementation Programme, the Government’s programme that will roll out an estimated 53 million smart electricity and gas meters to over 30 million homes and small business across Great Britain by 2020.

 

GB Electricity Industry for Dummies

GB Electricity Industry for Dummies

Every now and again, you come across someone who’s new to the electricity industry. They’re easy to spot. They’re the ones with glazed expressions as waves of acronyms and jargon wash over them. Those embroiled within the industry aren’t immune. Lifting someone out of, say, distribution and dropping them into settlement can produce a similar expression. Observe someone from overseas trying to get to grips with the foibles of the GB market and likelihood is that they will be equally confused.

 

Implementing Enterprise Asset Management for Dummies

Implementing Enterprise Asset Management for Dummies

Many organisations are currently trying to ride out the economic storm, the last thing they need is unexpected losses and costs due to machinery, equipment and infrastructure failures. To reach optimum performance, your implementation of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) needs to be designed to get the best, not just from assets themselves, but from the whole organisation.

 

New Nuclear Power for Dummies

New Nuclear Power For Dummies

With regulatory pressures to reduce carbon by 2020, is it really possible to achieve an optimal sustainable solution? Fear not, as new nuclear power will reduce carbon; in fact it is more sustainable than fossil fuels.

 

Smart Grids for Dummies

Smart Grids for Dummies

What is a smart grid? What makes it so much cleverer than what we have now? Are all smart grids equally smart? And how do you recognise one? Smart Grids for Dummies answers all these questions, and more!

 

Smart Metering for Dummies

Smart Metering for Dummies

Regulation to tackle climate change is forcing utilities like yours to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions. Smart metering is a key enabler to achieving this. Lower consumption means lower revenues but smart offers the possibilities of new innovative services. It is also the foundation of the ‘Smart Grid’ and a means for managing the impending growth in microgeneration.