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.

Germany solar

German solar association says 50,000 jobs are possible by 2030

Expansion of photovoltaic and storage technology could triple the number of jobs in those industries. That's according to the country's solar energy association BSW-Solar, based on research conducted by EuPD Research in cooperation with The smarter E Europe.
energy storage

Energy storage system approved by California Energy Commission

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has accepted one of the first home energy storage systems to be listed on the CEC Energy...
financing

ADB meets commitment to double annual climate financing to $6 billion

ADB has achieved a key commitment to double its annual climate investments from $3 billion in 2014, hitting a record high of more than $6 billion in climate-related financing in 2019
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How Conlog’s expansion into Africa benefits local communities

Conlog’s Commercial Director Sibusiso Skosana, unpacks the company’s expansion into new markets, especially in Africa.
OVO energy

£500 million OVO acquisition of SSE Energy given green light

The UK's Competition and Market Authority has approved the acquisition of SSE Energy Services by OVO Energy.
video

Are we doing enough to drive the energy transition? – Siemens...

Kevin O'Donovan met up with Siemens' CEO Smart Infrastructure, Cedrik Neike during European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe in Paris.
Simcoa Operations

ABB’s ‘swimming’ robots inspecting underwater transformers in Australia

Simcoa Operations has selected ABB to perform an internal inspection for one of their power transformers that handle 50% of their facility’s production capacity.
Penn Power

Penn Power wraps up resilience projects in time for winter cold

As winter approaches, Penn Power is wrapping up major projects expected to enhance electric service reliability for nearly 20,000 customers.

Trends in the European energy sector – podcast series

Thorsten Heller, CEO of Greenbird discusses the hottest trends in the energy sector with Claire Volkwyn, Editor at Smart Energy International during EUW and POWERGEN Europe.
Drax group

The world’s first utility to become carbon negative by 2030

Drax Group is the first company in the world to announce an ambition to become carbon negative. Drax CEO Will Gardiner made the announcement today.

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