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Transmission & Distribution
Grid Modernisation
Intelligence has been integral to electricity grids since their inception: supervision, control and protection have always been key activities for system operators. So, what’s different about the smart grid? Grids are becoming more complex for a variety of reasons, including the roll-out of distributed generation, changes in customer behavior (including the rise of the ‘prosumer’) […]
News
A “Smart Strategy” Project in KSA
​CESI Middle East has been selected by the Electricity & Co-Generation Authority of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ECRA, to develop policies, specification requirements and an implementation plan for a smart metering and advanced metering infrastructure . This new mandate, which is the first kingdom-wide project of its kind to be undertaken in Saudi Arabia, […]
Advisory services
Planning studies
The ongoing decarbonization of power systems is affecting them in a variety of ways, including: a (r)evolution in the generation mix, the rise of distributed generation, the deployment of energy storage capacity, enhanced interconnections between countries and more integrated power markets. In addition, the electrification of sectors that still rely on fossil fuels is changing […]
Storage & E-mobility
E-mobility infrastructures
The electrification of transport is expected to significantly contribute to decarbonization. From private cars to corporate fleets, from public transport to commercial mobility, the whole system will have to be transformed, particularly in terms of managing supply and integrating electric vehicles into the power grid. CESI’s deep expertise in power grids and power markets, as […]
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Keynote for a “Smart” growth in Middle East
​ CESI will take part to the 2nd Annual Smart Grids and Smart Meters Summit in Abu Dhabi from October 8th to 9th an event organized by Fleming Gulf. “The Middle East electricity market is one that promises to grow at an accelerated pace over the next few years. With higher consumption rates coupled with ambitious […]
Engineering Consulting
Construction & Commissioning Supervision
CESI has decades of experience in managing complex projects with multiple contractors where the manufacturing, supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of the system must be carried out in accordance with contractual conditions, design documents, applicable codes, standards, time scheduling and other contract requirements . Whether the development concerns power plants, industrial plants, testing laboratories, transmission […]
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CESI CEO SPEAKER AT THE ENERGY FORUM
Milan, November 15, 2018 – CESI will attend the Energy Forum, organized  by The Adam Smith Society in collaboration with “Il Festival della Luce”. The Forum will deal with the most important trends in the energy sector. In this respect, CESI CEO Matteo Codazzi will make a speech on some of these trends: from the […]
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CESI rolls out 2nd phase of Oman project
​Muscat, CESI has been awarded the second phase of the Automated Meter Reading (AMR) technology implementation project by Nama Group Oman. The objectives of this AMR Roll Out assignment is the implementation of a central system to obtain customer readings remotely. With such a system, the Authority for Electricity Regulation in The Sultanate will be […]
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The WFES 2012 and a new branch: two important happenings in the future of CESI
​The 5th edition of WFES 2012 (16 – 19 January) will be held in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), United Arab Emirates. Hosted by Masdar, WFES promotes innovation and investment opportunities surrounding renewable energy and environment. This year WFES will bring together more than 150 eminent thought leaders to reveal the latest innovations and […]
News
Energy Transformation & Smart Cities
Matteo Codazzi, CEO of CESI, took part to the conference on “New frontiers: Strategies and regions reshaping the future of Energy, Utilities & Mining” that was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 12 to15 November 2012 and organized by the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). On the agenda there were debates on energy transformation and industries’ convergence, […]
Views
Smart grids for preventing blackouts?
​Transmission adequacy problems versus electrical growing consumptions, control and protection technological ageing, unpredictable renewable sources penetration, unbundling and market distortion effects, lack of coordination between system operators… are just examples of possible root causes which led  to partial or total blackouts in recent years worldwide. USA and European large disturbances on 2003 and 2005, as […]
Views
Cyber Security for the electricity sector
​ Like many other systems of systems (SoS), the electric grid is facing challenges as devices originally intended to be either standalone or locally networked are now being connected to both advanced management systems and to non-operational systems with exposure to the Internet. Generation, transmission and distribution systems which were previously connected to control centers […]
Press release
CESI acquires an important project in Uzbekistan
​ CESI wins an international tender among more than 20 consultancy firms CESI has been selected by Uzbekenergo as technical advisor for the development of a Smart Metering installation project in Uzbekistan. The metering infrastructure , financed by the Asian Development Bank, forecasts 1 million smart meters as a first step of installation at households […]
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CESI to make Smart Metering a reality in Oman
Electricity Holding Company (Nama Group) has signed a contract with CESI Middle East  aiming to introduce ‘automated meter reading’ technology (AMR, also called smart – metering ) for high value customers. The agreement with CESI Middle East was signed in the presence of senior executives from EHC’s subsidiaries. According to the agreement, CESI will help […]
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Smart Metering in Uzbekistan
​After the success of 2013 in Uzbekistan, CESI has been further selected by the company Uzbekenergo to provide specialist support as technical advisor to the project development of massive installation of digital meters . This new contract is integrated into a national project framework which involves the complete replacement of more than 5 million traditional […]
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CESI AT THE FMGM 2018
Rio De Janeiro 17-20July 2018 – CESI is attending the 10th International Symposium on Field Measurements in Geomechanics in Brazil. The event covers innovative topics and will give those interested in instrumentation and measurements an opportunity to meet to exchange ideas, experiences and, above all, to strength the concept relating to field performance measurements. At […]
Engineering Consulting
Technical Specification & Procurement Assistance
Technical specifications, as the key component of bidding documents, play an important role in procurement, especially in projects that involve complex equipment and new technologies. Consistency in bidding documents optimizes the project scope, mitigates possible project risks and ensures smoother project execution by helping to avoid significant changes. CESI has a depth of experience in […]
Natural hazards
Seismic risk
All of Italy is classified as seismically active. Therefore, every piece of infrastructure, new and existing, has to deal with seismic risk. ISMES has extensive experience in se ismic risk assessment of dams, buildings and other structures. ISMES uses both linear and non-linear 2D and 3D models to evaluate the seismic behavior of concrete (arch […]
News
CESI: SOLAR PROGRAM FOR SEC
​Saudi Arabia, 03/04/2018 – Cesi just finalized a strategic project in support of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in line with Saudi Vision 2030 regarding rooftop solar photovoltaic systems. The Company, in partnership with the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), was involved in different aspects, such as: preparation of detailed technical standards for connection of […]
About us
ISMES
In the framework of the significant evolution that the Infrastructural sector is living, CESI Group has established ISMES as a company totally dedicated to civil and infrastructure engineering. Through ISMES, we offer effective solutions for a sustainable world to meet our clients’ needs. ISMES activities embrace the entire life cycle of complex infrastructures , supporting […]