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.

Korea distribution

ABB wins major HVDC deal with South Korea

ABB has clinched a major order from South Korea’s largest electric utility to build two new HVDC converter stations linking the mainland with Jeju, the country’s largest island.
vattenfall

Vattenfall issues first green bond

Sweden-based energy multinational Vattenfall have issued their first green bond, valued at over €500 million.
smart streetlight market

Global smart streetlight market to record $675 million growth

The global smart streetlight market will record more than 28% annual increase between 2018 and 2023 - report
engie north america

New agreement moves ENGIE a step closer to achieving 2021 regional...

ENGIE North America has signed a power purchase agreement to expand its clean energy portfolio in Texas.
digital

National Grid signs $150 million smart workplace and efficiency deal

National Grid has signed a $150 million digital services contract with Atos to enhance its operational efficiency
SSE coal

UK’s SSE to close final coal-powered plant

UK “Big Six” energy company SSE will shut down its last remaining coal-fired power plant by 31 March 2020.
National Grid Partners

National Grid Partners expands investment portfolio with six new deals

National Grid Partners has invested in Audio Analytic, Carbon Lighthouse, Copperleaf and GoCardless.
seychelles

Seychelles kickstarts Africa’s first floating solar pv project

Implementation of Africa’s first independent power producer floating solar photovoltaic (FPV) project is continuing in the Seychelles.
PPL Utilities

PPL Utilities named ‘Utility of the Year’ for DER management

PPL Utilities has been named by SEPA as the 2019 Investor-Owned Utility of the Year.
vatican city

Enel delivers more than half the promises of smart mobility deal

The governorate of the Vatican City State has signed an agreement with Enel X to jointly promote sustainable mobility in the city.

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