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News and analysis concerning energy sector regulatory changes, bills, laws, utility compliance issues and shifts in government structure and policy. Project finance, energy sector surveys and reports on energy market trends, business risks and opportunities, together with information on cross border transmission and distribution is included.

data science

DoE pours $27.6 million into data science research and development

The DoE announced $27.6 million in funding for targeted research in data science to accelerate discovery in chemistry and material sciences.
distribution automation

Distribution automation solutions market to record 11.69% growth

The global market for distribution automation solutions to witness 11.69% growth between 2019 and 2023.
vegetation

PG&E vegetation management found lacking

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), which has been blamed for some of the state's most devastating recent wildfires, failed to cut back or remove thousands of trees which posed a threat to powerlines.
hydrogen

$40 million DoE funding to advance the H2@Scale concept

The US Department of Energy has announced approximately $40 million in funding to advance the H2@Scale concept.
Distributech

DISTRIBUTECH 2020 – We’ve got you covered in San Antonio!

The future of energy is changing - and Smart Energy International has you covered as we explore the changing dynamic, players, services...
softbank

SoftBank closes its first energy storage investment

Energy storage firm Energy Vault has announced a $110 million investment into its Series B funding round, by SoftBank Vision Fund.
Monarch Partnership

UK initiative offers businesses free solar self-generation – with a catch

Monarch Partnership is offering UK organisations and businesses free solar panels as part of a new scheme to feed prosumer-generated grid supply.

GE stocks tumble amid fraud allegations

General Electric shares declined by almost 5% in pre-market trade to $8.61, after the release of a report by Harry Markopolos, alleging the company...
cloud analytics

Annual energy cloud analytics to reach $18 billion by 2028

The global annual revenue for energy cloud analytics is expected to increase by 12.7% between 2019 and 2028 - report
ny green bank

NY Green Bank reaches $786.7 million investment portfolio Q2 2019

NY Green Bank has released its financial results for the second quarter of 2019, showing the division’s investment portfolio reached $786.7 million

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