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.

clean energy

An agreement reached to enhance collaboration on clean energy

NYSERDA and CICU have signed a deal to enhance collaboration on and support increased investments in clean energy and energy efficiency.
Load control

Landis+Gyr launches new multi-relay load control switches in US

Landis+Gyr has announced the addition of four-relay and two-relay load control switches to its North American load management product portfolio. This new generation of switches allows the control of multiple appliances from a single installation to support more effective utility demand response and variable rate programs.
Green Deal

Green Deal set to make Europe the first decarbonised continent

The EU Green Deal – a roadmap for making the EU's economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities released.
enel

Enel once again among world sustainability leaders

Enel once again confirmed its leading position in the FTSE4Good Index Series
IKEA

IKEA joins Zigbee Alliance as a board member

IKEA has joined the Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors it has been announced.
ENCS

Iberdrola joins the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS)

Iberdrola has joined the European Network for Cyber Security
Jordan Solar

Jordan powers up 50MW Risha solar plant

Jordan's ACWA Power and the National Electric Power Company announced the commercial operations of the 50MW Risha Solar PV Independent Power Plant
off-peak

Oracle and Baltimore utility launch consumer digital experience pilot

BGE has launched a digital experience pilot for consumers who pay on and off-peak rates for electricity.
decarbonisation targets

EU cities commit to exceed climate, decarbonisation targets

27 global cities have signed agreements to match or exceed EU climate change-related emissions targets.
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.

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