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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UK utility fined £209,000 after renewables shortfall

The UK’s energy regulator, Ofgem has ordered energy supplier URE Energy to pay over more than £209,000 ($276,500) before 31 March.
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New plan to leave utility the cleanest in North America

US utility Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) has plans to become the cleanest natural gas utility in North America.
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Global Energy Insights series reveals DER energy trends

Annabel Wilton, an analyst at Bloomberg NEF talks about the adoption of renewable energy globally, DER and how the shift toward 'behind...
Future cities

Reshaping energy systems for future cities

Approximately 74 per cent of Europe’s population are city-dwellers - a testament to how people have been drawn to cities throughout history.
Jacksonville

Jacksonville Electric Authority and EDF Renewables sign DER agreement

Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) and EDF Renewables North America signed five power purchase agreements for the 310 MWdc / 250 MWac Jacksonville 5 Solar Project.
Electron

SPACE10 combines solar and blockchain

Written by: Kelvin Ross IKEA’s research and design laboratory SPACE10 has launched a project to explore how solar power can combine...
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Norwegian utility to double UK virtual capacity by summer

Statkraft’s virtual power plant (VPP) in the UK has reached a capacity of 1GW, and the state-owned Norwegian energy supplier intends doubling that capacity by summer.
Good Energy

UK’s Good Energy boosts reach into EV services market

UK renewables energy supplier Good Energy has bought a 12.9% stake in app company Zap-Map, extending its reach into the EV charging and related services market.
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Engie kickstarts energy storage study in Chile

Utility firm ENGIE Energia has kickstarted an energy storage pilot in Arica, Argentina.
Energy storage systems market

US energy storage market hits record year in 2018

According to a new report by Wood Mackenzie, the US energy storage market had a record year in 2018, nearly doubling in terms of megawatt-hours.v

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