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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.

smart buildings

Entries for 2019 Smart Buildings Challenge announced

The Industrial Internet Consortium has approved 39 entries for its Smart Buildings Challenge
AI technologies

New DoE funding to accelerate AI partnerships with the private sector

The US DoE has announced up to $50 million in funding to advance research, development and the adoption of AI technologies.

DEWA finds a new partner on sustainability

DEWA has signed a new agreement with the Emirates Literature Foundation to share best practices on sustainability.
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GE scores 132.5MW onshore wind win in Brazil with EDF

General Electric has been awarded a contract to supply 132.5 MW of wind turbines from its Cypress platform to EDF Renewables in Brazil.
Battery Storage market

Battery storage set to quadruple by 2025 – report

Worldwide demand for battery energy storage is set to jump to four-times 2015 levels by 2025

Despite climate progress, California will meet 2050 goals 100 years later

A new study tracks carbon emissions and solutions being adopted to address climate change in California.
UK Energy Managers

Price trumps climate – 18% of UK energy managers prioritise sustainability

That’s according to a survey of 500 executives commissioned by npower Business Solutions, Energy HQ, which found that 50% of energy managers consider cost-savings to be their biggest concern, a result which npower suggests indicates a focus on protecting their organisations against political and economic uncertainty.

Key utility trends discussed at Asian Utility Week 2019

The digital utility era is here – and now it's time for a platform to drive the digital revolution. Becoming digital, data-driven...

EDF CEO notes need for increased resilience, flexibility to reach net-zero

Energy networks will require major investment in areas like resilience and flexibility to achieve net-zero according to EDF CEO Jean-Bernard Lévy.
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Germany to boost offshore wind to 20GW to meet sustainability goals

Germany intends to start tenders for a total of 5GW of new offshore wind in 2023, and start construction in 2027, according a multi-state meeting in Hannover on Monday.

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