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.

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Crowdfunding in the energy transition

A look at the most interesting successfully funded renewable energy projects which have utilised crowdfunding opportunities.
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Schneider to develop $5.2 million microgrid for Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach, in the US state of California, has signed a $5.2 million contract with Schneider Electric for the development of...
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When and where are DERS going to be adopted?

With efforts to address the question of how distributed energy resources (DER) are going to be adopted, California’s Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E )...
PD Ports

PD Ports boosts sustainability and cost savings with automatic metering

PD Ports is using sub-meters to measure and monitor energy data from 15 electricity substations and switch rooms of its Teesport estate.
GRID Alternatives

Using footsteps to generate off-grid power

Bank of the West, the US division of BNP Paribas, has completed the first of four exciting off-grid power projects aimed at showcasing the...
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Blockchain spending to reach $10.6 billion by 2023

According to ABI Research, the application of blockchain in all sectors will generate up to $10.6 billion by 2023. Following the success of the technology...
battery energy storage

UK Power Reserve kickstarts 2nd phase of energy storage development

Flexible energy provider UK Power Reserve has expanded its energy storage partnership with Fluence. The utility has awarded Fluence with a contract to implement the...
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New whitepaper highlights key enablers of renewables market

Advisory firm Deloitte has issued a new report on the global renewable energy market. The report Global Renewable Energy Trends looks at the direction that...
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US utility integrates services with Nest and Google smart home package

US integrated energy services firm Reliant has partnered with Google and Nest to offer combined smart electricity and home services to consumers in Texas. The...
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Innogy ups AI adoption with BootstrapLabs investment

Germany-headquartered multinational energy firm Innogy New Ventures has partnered with venture capital firm BootstrapLabs on artificial intelligence (AI) and energy venture investments. Nicolai Wadstrom, founder...

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