Distributed generation

This category includes all news and analysis concerning the use of distributed energy resources (DERMS), distributed generation, distributed energy, on-site generation or district/decentralised energy and 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.

E-ffiliates

R&D initiative at the water energy nexus welcomes American Water

American Water has joined the E-ffiliates initiative to enhance research and development of innovative solutions to address water and energy woes.
solar industry

Latest report finds decrease in corporate solar funding. Here is why.

Market uncertainties stemmed from the world's largest solar markets, as installations were capped and feed-in tariffs reduced. Global...
energy storage capacity

New report highlights latest trends in long-duration energy storage market

North America, Western Europe, and the Asia Pacific will account for approximately 86.7% of new installed long duration energy storage capacity through...
rebates

ComEd open to commercial clean energy rebates application

ComEd has announced that commercial and industrial customers can begin submitting applications for rebates of $250 per kilowatt of installed solar energy.
sunverge

Con Edison unveils unique residential smart energy pilot

US utility Con Edison has selected Sunverge to implement its integrated smart home, demand response, energy storage and clean energy initiative.

Japanese utility calls for rescue from winter demand spike

Chubu Electric Power Company, has requested power supplies from seven other utilities to meet rising demand
Griddy energy

Utility adds DR and smart home capabilities to wholesale offering

Wholesale electricity provider Griddy Energy has improved its operations by integrating its app with demand response and smart home capabilities. Griddy...
Smart cities

Four ways utilities can shape smart cities’ success

Itron and Panasonic highlighted smart cities best practices during the 2018 Itron Utility Week held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Nowadays, it seems everything on the planet has...
Volkswagen

VW reveals pilot plans for 17 minute mobile EV charger

Volkswagen has revealed details of their mobile electric vehicle charging station, planned for trials in 2019.
smart

US-Israel partnership promises advanced distributed smart energy applications

mPrest and Southern Company have announced a collaboration to develop and implement a robust distribution system.

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