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.

UK blackout

UK’s Ofgem to investigate Ørsted, RWE, and DNO’s role in blackout

Ørsted, RWE, and 12 distribution network operators in England and Wales are to be investigated alongside the UK’s National Grid Transmission and Electricity System Operator (ESO) regarding the 9 August blackout.
energy generation

UL to verify renewable generation in Mexico

CENACE has selected UL to provide wind and solar energy generation forecasts services.
critical infrastructure

Energy remains vulnerable in $135 billion critical infrastructure security market

The global cyber security spend in critical infrastructure is expected to reach $135 billion in 2024
renewable energy USA

Renewable capacity in the US set to double by 2030 –...

Installed renewable energy capacity in the US is set to increase to 443GW by 2030, double the current capacity, according to a new study by research firm Global Data.
new england

New England expands energy storage role for reliable wholesale markets

Some six energy storage systems will be deployed in New England to help consumers save more and to ensure the reliability of grid networks
ev batteries

World’s first certification for repurposed EV batteries

UL has issued the world’s first certification for re-purposed EV batteries.
HoloBuilder

E.ON optimises energy digitisation and construction processes

E.ON has invested in HoloBuilder to further digitise the energy industry and simplify customer communication during the construction phase.
PowerGen Renewable Energy

New deal to expand energy access in Africa

PowerGen Renewable Energy has acquired a subsidiary of E.ON to improve energy access in Africa through accelerating the development of microgrids.
Europe Wind

New Jersey approves state wind energy council (WIND)

New Jersey governor Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 79 to establish a Council for the Wind Innovation and New Development (WIND) Institute, charged with developing and implementing a plan for New Jersey’s burgeoning offshore wind industry.
STEM

US women do not feel encouraged to pursue STEM careers...

The results of a study conducted to understand the skilled workforce gap within the STEM industries and how the gap can be addressed are out.

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