Energy & Grid Management

News and analysis concerning the management of energy demand and supply on the electricity grid. Grid modernisation and smart grid upgrades, as well as distributed energy resources and storage form part of this category. Trends in own generation, net metering, influence of prosumers and energy management tools at the grid edge also influence grid management. Furthermore, strategies to boost grid resilience, for example in the case of a typhoon or cyber attack, strategies to ensure security of supply, energy efficiency measure, smart buildings and load balancing fall within the energy and grid management  category.


New Jersey utility addresses power outages with‘TripSaver’ initiative

US utility Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) is installing automated reclosing devices on its distribution lines to reduce the frequency and...

New technology uses 65% less natural gas and 40% less electricity

SoCalGas has successfully tested a new technology that uses far less energy, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and saves money.
duke energy

Latest Duke Acquisition to power 400,000 Texas homes

Duke Energy Renewables is expanding its solar energy portfolio by acquiring the 200MW/ 266MWp Rambler solar project from Recurrent Energy.
German onshore wind

EDF wins 300MW in German wind projects

Altus will continue developing the projects in close collaboration with EDF until construction commences.
combined heat and power

Combined heat and power market to record 3% growth

The global combined heat and power market is set to expand by nearly 3% between 2019 and 2023
natural gas

US natural gas price to reach its lowest level since 1970s

Owing to an oversupply of natural gas, the price for the energy resource in the US is expected to reach its lowest ever since the 1970s, according to IHS Markit.
Nova Scotia

Dorian messed up my donair – 65,000 Nova Scotians still without...

NS Power restores services to 85% of the more than 400,000 customers who lost power due to Hurricane Dorian.
ovo energy

OVO Energy to serve 5 million UK customers owing to £500...

OVO Energy will acquire SSE Energy services for £500 million, comprising £400 million in cash and £100 million in loan notes
Wave energy

Welsh wave energy firm gets €13 million EU funding

Marine Power Systems has been awarded more than £12 million of EU funding to further their wave-generation technology.

New battery technology to charge an EV 100 times faster

A new carbon-ion battery technology has been developed and is expected to charge an electric vehicle 100 times faster than existing battery technologies.

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