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.

UK net zero

UK needs another 263GW to meet 2050 energy targets

National Grid predicts that the country will need a further 263GW of installed capacity to reach its 2050 net zero emissions target.

Video: Artificial Intelligence – from hype to next big hope

What is AI, and how can help create a streamlined, profitable, and more intelligent utility? How is it being used to create the utility of the future? We answer these questions and more in this episode of Smart Energy International Insights.
andrew cuomo

New York addresses DER – grid integration challenges with new funding

New York State governor Andrew Cuomo announced $15 million in first round funding for the Future Grid Challenge programme.
WEC Energy Group

2018 sustainability report highlights massive utility savings

EC Energy Group has released its 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report which highlights the firm’s social, environmental and governance performance.

How Japan’s NEDO is shaking up ASEAN’s energy market

Here is how NEDO is shaping the energy landscape in Asia by introducing technology and lending expertise to policymakers.

Catholics develop the largest solar array in the District of Columbia

Catholic Energies has partnered with IGS Solar to build the largest solar array in the District of Columbia.

Solar micro-grids and energy access in Myanmar

Villages in Myanmar are taking electricity generation into their own hands, turning to solar micro-grids to power their homes.

Utility partners with climate experts on new carbon emission goals

Tucson Electric Power has partnered with the University of Arizona to prepare its customers for future energy business models.

GE wins 138MW Turkish wind farm deal

A 138 MW windfarm in Turkey is to be powered by 27 turbines from GE Renewable Energy.
solar industry

2019 results on solar funding, merger and acquisitions released

Mercom Capital Group has released its report on funding and merger and acquisition within the solar industry during the second quarter of 2019.

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