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.

sustainable infrastructure

Deal signed to meet $210 billion annual green infrastructure investments needs

ADB and Infrastructure Asia to mobilise the much-needed funding for sustainable infrastructure across Southeast Asia.

Itron Utility Week – More than 1,200 industry leaders expected

The Itron Utility Week will bring together more than 1,200 thought leaders, experts and peers in the global utility industry.
Solar photovoltaics

Solar market recovery to add 89.5GW – sector worth $44.82 billion...

Despite the 2018 decline, the global market for solar photovoltaics is expected to increase its revenue from $38.38 billion to $44.82 billion by 2025.
Bill Gates

Bill Gates and EIB strengthen support for clean energy, sustainability

Bill Gates and the European Investment Bank to increase support for clean energy technologies and the fight on climate change
smart grid, Hawaiian Electric

Hawaii to utilise water heaters as part of VPP

Hawaiian Electric Company has signed an agreement to incorporate grid-interactive water heaters (GIWH) into the utility's emerging grid services market as part of a Grid Services Purchase Agreement.
USAID

$500 million USAID contract to address global energy poverty

The USAID has awarded Tetra Tech with a $500 million contract to provide technical assistance for the Energy II programme.
sustainable energy

New partnership supports innovation in smart city and energy sectors

Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners and ASHRAE to support research, development and the implementation of innovative smart city and sustainable energy technologies.
solar

Corporates invest $3 billion more in solar than last year

Mercom Group has published a report analysing funding, mergers and acquisitions by corporates in the solar industry.
smart buildings

Entries for 2019 Smart Buildings Challenge announced

The Industrial Internet Consortium has approved 39 entries for its Smart Buildings Challenge
AI technologies

New DoE funding to accelerate AI partnerships with the private sector

The US DoE has announced up to $50 million in funding to advance research, development and the adoption of AI technologies.

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