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.

New York

Forty battery manufacturers combine expertise for New York pilot

Energy stakeholders in New York have partnered to demonstrate how energy storage can be integrated with renewables and demand management measures for grid reliability. The...
Swell Energy

California virtual power operator commissions real-time management software

Swell Energy has partnered with AutoGrid to optimise management of its distributed energy resources and virtual power plant in California. AutoGrid will provide its Flex...
DOE

Reliability number one concern for utilities – report

A new report that examines the changing energy ecosystem, driven by increased adoption of clean energy technology and innovation, was released yesterday by Black & Veatch. The 2018 Strategic...
Fort Carson

US Army develops largest battery energy storage system

The US' largest stand-alone battery energy storage system ever to be developed at an army base is being installed at Fort Carson, El Paso...
cyberthreats

$8 billion investment insufficient to fight cyberthreats, ABI Research

The modernization of utility infrastructures is enabling increased efficiencies and reliability through digitization, connectivity, and IT-based approaches. Smart cyber assets are transforming both power...
energy efficiency

Drug Enforcement to save $9.2 million in energy cost

The US Drug Enforcement Administration has signed an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with smart energy firm Ameresco. The ESPC will help the government agency...
predictive analytics

Predictive analytics for distributed generation and market trends

A new study conducted by Navigant Research forecasts global revenue for predictive analytics for distributed generation will increase by 36% through to 2027. Key drivers...
excellence award

NextEra Energy appears in Fortune’s “Change the World” list

NextEra Energy has announced that Fortune has ranked the company No. 21 among the top 57 companies globally that "Change the World." The annual...
Iberdrola

New solar carport to help DEWA avoid 1,500 tons of carbon

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has commissioned a 2MWp Solar Carport Project at its headquarters and at the Ministry of Climate Change and...

Annan’s passing casts shadow across Africa

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Noble Peace Prize Laureate, Kofi A. Annan, sadly passed away over the weekend, leaving behind a global...

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