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.

australian grid

Australian grid evolving to decrease congestion

The Australian and New South Wales governments have invested $7 million in developing the energy grid.
Energy Impact Partners

Utility partners invest $20 million in US clean energy firm

Energy Impact Partners has invested in Palmetto Clean Technology to enhance the distribution and democratisation of clean energy products

SA Energy Minister to open African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa...

Mother City to welcome back 10 000+ energy and water professionals
BEIS

Analysis reveals gap in UK renewable heating adoption

Analysis by Pixie Energy shows that although there is a real push for households to adopt renewable heat, many are simply not aware of the options.
commercial battery storage systems.

Commercial battery storage market to generate $1.6 billion by 2025

Frost & Sullivan has issued a new report on the global market for commercial battery storage systems.
blockchain energy trading

EDF launches blockchain-enabled renewables trading pilot

Energy customers will soon be trading solar power amongst themselves, thanks to a block-chain pilot project.
Trump

Trump’s tariffs may have cost the solar industry thousands of jobs...

The latest solar jobs census has just come out, and the news is… mixed. Here’s what the survey found, why the numbers are...
Shell

Energy giant Shell steps into home energy storage space

Shell has agreed to acquire 100% of German home battery maker Sonnen.
smart energy plan

Ameren files $5.3 billion five-year smart energy plan

Ameren Missouri has released its smart energy plan for the next five years.
Europe

Experts weigh in on the future of European utility business models

The utility industry worldwide is undergoing major transformation, spurred by decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitisation.

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