Distributed generation

News and analysis concerning the use of distributed energy resources (DERMS), distributed generation, distributed energy, on-site generation or district/decentralised energy and energy storage performed by a variety of small, grid-connected devices. Analysis includes impact on utilities and existing transmission and distribution networks, connection of renewable energy to the grid and trends in decentralisation.


The Future Flow project

Peter Nemceck speaks about the Future Flow project, a cross border flexibility programme encompassing four European countries.

Europe’s clean energy future, we must do more, better, faster, says...

Francesco La Camera, Director-General, IRENA, discusses how even though clean energy is becoming more mainstream , the rate of adoption is still too slow.
energy blockchain

2019 global funding for energy blockchain nears $700 million

There are now 236 energy blockchain vendors, 254 projects and cumulative funding invested in the technology has nearly reached $700 million.
North Dakota

Enel kickstarts development of $450 million US wind facility

Enel Green Power North America has started to construct a 299MW wind farm in North Dakota.
german utility

Germany utility makes first entrance into Asia’s renewables industry

German utility RWE Renewables has opened its first office in Asia.
climate group

Seventy-five states and regions now generate 45% of energy from renewables

75 state and regional governments around the world are advancing the global transition to renewables according to a new report by The Climate Group and CDP.
clean energy solutions

New funding announced for Schools Green and Clean Energy Solutions programme

New York state governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced $4 million in funding for the P-12 Schools: Green and Clean Energy Solutions programme

Shifting trends in energy project financing

Janet Wood, Editor of New Power magazine, discusses how the shift to distributed generation has effected energy project financing models.


How energy cooperatives can disrupt traditional models

Roland Tual, Project Manager at REScoop EU, discusses how energy cooperatives can disrupt traditional models in Europe. He explains...

Canadian utility accelerates $2 billion energy transition plan

TransAlta Corporation has selected Emerson to accelerate its transition from coal to natural gas.

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