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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Skills shortages in South Africa

Roula Inglesi-Lotz, associate professor, Department of Economics, University of Pretoria and president of the South African Association for Energy Economics (SAAEE), discusses...
microgrid controller

Global microgrid controller market to generate $18.84 billion in revenue

A new report exploring the global microgrid controller market has been published. The report points out the possibility of the market...
clean energy technologies

Global clean energy technologies market to record 5% growth

The global clean energy technologies market will record a 5% growth between 2019 and 2023, says Technavio.
eugene

New microgrid to help Eugene supply during bad weather

Eugene Water & Electric Board has installed a 500KW/1000KWh battery energy storage system at the Howard Elementary School.
power utilities

Scenarios whitepaper: The African energy revolution

A brand new study into the future of African power utilities and the challenges they face has highlighted four possible scenarios of...
cape town

Cape Town: Informal residents prefer cell phone charging over household lighting

"Its about doing it in a safe and sustainable manner," this are the words of Mary Haw Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy...
Eaton

Eaton to share insights on reliable, sustainable energy at African Utility...

Eaton Africa will be highlighting how it enables the drive to provide reliable and sustainable electricity access for all during African Utility Week, taking place from 14 to 16 May 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in Cape Town, South Africa.
Vietnam

Vietnam poised for renewable boom – report

Wind and solar power are poised for a significant rise in Vietnam and will hit 19.9 GW by 2030, according to a new report.
blockchain energy

Gartner publishes results of new survey on impacts of blockchain on...

Research firm Gartner has conducted a survey to explore the role blockchain technology plays in supply chains. The survey investigated...
wind energy generation

Ameren to acquire Missouri’s most advanced wind facility

Ameren Missouri is set to acquire its third wind generation facility in Missouri from a subsidiary of Enel

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