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.

solar energy

DoE addresses solar degradation rates with $1.25 million deal

The US Department of Energy has selected kWh Analytics to quantify degradation rates and increase the affordability and reliability of photovoltaics.
restaurants

Restaurants use three times the energy of average commercial building

Restaurants are the most energy-intensive commercial building type in the US, according to the Energy Information Administration. Restaurants consume three times the energy of an...
douglas county

US county signs $2.2 million efficiency performance contract

Douglas County has signed a $2.2 million energy savings performance contract with Ameresco.
accelerator

New Google partnership to focus on energy internet of things

Stanford University, Google and SunTech Drive have partnered to research, develop and pilot energy internet of things technology. Funded by the US Department of Energy...
onsite distributed energy

Asset performance management for DERs to generate $23 billion

The annual market for asset performance management for distributed energy technologies will exceed $23 billion in 2027.
hamilton

Newest findings on global solar PV market released

Navigant Research forecasts the global solar PV industry to generate $259.3 billion in revenue between 2018 and 2027. Key report findings: Energy capacity is expected...
New York State

Another $3 million pledged to New York energy innovation

The New York State government has awarded $3 million in funding towards clean energy projects to combat climate change. The funding has been awarded to...
students

National Grid automates reporting for field workers

National Grid has partnered with Nrby to automate communication and reporting of work schedules for its mobile field workforce. The utility is using the solution...
Utility cybersecurity

Results of new global cybersecurity survey shows inadequate emphasis

A new cybersecurity research report has been issued by a consortium of market intelligence firms. According to the report: Digital transformation is exposing companies to...
power plants

E.ON unveils intelligent power plant initiative

E.ON has unveiled a new programme to optimise the operations of its power plants and grid network through automation of generation and supply processes. E.ON...

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