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.

long island

US energy storage market to exceed $4 billion by 2024

The US energy storage market will exceed $4 billion by 2024, according to a new study by research company Global Market Insights.
octopus renewables

Octopus Energy Investments is now Octopus Renewables

The rebranding, the UK energy provider says, is to more accurately reflect the brand’s core mission – to accelerate the transition to a sustainable energy future.
E.ON renewable

E.ON UK goes 100% renewable

E.ON has made the transition to renewable, which translates to 3.3 million UK homes with severely reduced carbon-emissions.
Black & Veatch restructuring

Black & Veatch restructures to address energy transition

US-headquartered multinational energy company Black & Veatch has reorganized its global power business to put a fresh emphasis on its renewables arm and launch a distributed energy group.
ABB FIMER

ABB sells off solar inverter division

ABB has signed an agreement for the sale of its solar inverter division to Italian solart-PV specialists FIMER.
innovate

Applications welcome for £4 million in SMME funding

Innovate UK has announced £4 million in funding to be allocated to UK-based projects that can help decentralise the country’s energy future.
Mitsubishi Hitachi

New partnership enters illinois race to retire coal-power plants

J Power has partnered with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems to reduce carbon emissions from energy generation in illinois.
mexico

EDF builds first solar plant in Mexico

EDF Renewables Mexico has announced the operation of its first solar plant in Mexico.
cuba

Cuba launches $15 million grid-connected solar pv project

The $15 million solar pv project is funded by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, the Ministry of Energy and Mines and tRENA.
South Australian

Major solar-plus-storage project approved by South Australian government

A mega solar-plus-storage project valued at over AU$1.17 billion ($822 million) has been passed by the South Australian government

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