Welcome to the latest issue of Future Power Technology.

In this issue, we delve into the rich history of San Francisco's 150-year-old electric public transport system, drawing valuable lessons for the future of electric vehicle integration in cities across the world. We scrutinise the nuances of green hydrogen, emphasizing its potential to avoid the pitfalls of greenwashing. 

Examining the global electric vehicle supply chain, we review the tensions in the Red Sea impacting its stability. Discover how smart grid technology emerges as a powerful tool to combat extreme weather events. Our investigation into the EU's smart meter rollout sheds light on the challenges despite concerted efforts. 

As we navigate the global energy arena, we uncover the boom in gas-fired power capacity, explore the hurdles France faces in expanding its nuclear industry and gain insights into the intricacies of the EU electricity market. Lastly, witness the transformative impact of IoT in the power sector. 

Jackie Park, editor