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virtual power plants

The value of virtual power plants

Utilities employing virtual power plants to secure energy supply whilst expanding renewables portfolios and maintaining customer services.

The brain of a hybrid power plant

On-site hybrid power plants are proving successful because of the smart operating systems that integrate multiple technologies and assets, explains Hans Koopman of Siemens Energy.
advanced meters

PSE&G signs 10-year advanced metering deal with Landis+Gyr

PSE&G has partnered with Landis+Gyr for the supply and installation of advanced meters and related infrastructure and technologies in New Jersey.

German utilities harvest wastewater to heat and cool Berlin building

E.ON and Berliner Wasserbetriebe have partnered with real estate company SIGNA to ensure low-carbon heating and cooling of buildings.

China drives clean energy with small modular reactor demo project

China National Nuclear Corporation has started building a multi-purpose small modular reactor demonstration project at Changjiang nuclear plant.
digital transformation

Digital transformation and utility vulnerabilities exposed by the pandemic

In addition to triggering a new round of digital transformation amongst utilities in North America, the pandemic has also revealed new vulnerabilities in the industry..

Decarbonising end-use sectors: buildings, transport, industry. Which strategies are best?

IRENA summarises the findings of a 4-day “Innovation Week” which focused on the decarbonisation of buildings, transport and industry sectors
renewables outlook

IRENA’s Global Renewables Outlook and how Europe can lead the way

If COVID-19 has knocked everything off track, IRENA’s Global Renewables Outlook is a timely reminder of what that track should look like.

Smart grid’s role in energy transition and the top five market...

As the race to digitalisation and decarbonisation intensifies, smart grids have become a vital aspect in helping utilities to achieve energy transition and digital transformation goals.

Merger to create a $1.5 billion utility giant in Colombia

Colombian power company Grupo Energía Bogotá and Chile-based Enel Americas propose to create a new local utility Enel Colombia.

Smart systems and digitalisation – Britain’s net zero plans set out

A smarter and more flexible energy system based on data and digitalisation are at core of Britain’s 2050 net zero plans.
net-zero batteries

Partnership to accelerate UK’s drive to net-zero with two massive batteries

Pivot Power and Wartsila to speed up the UK's transition to net-zero through the use of energy storage to address renewables' fluctuation.

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