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.

BEIS

Analysis reveals gap in UK renewable heating adoption

Analysis by Pixie Energy shows that although there is a real push for households to adopt renewable heat, many are simply not aware of the options.
commercial battery storage systems.

Commercial battery storage market to generate $1.6 billion by 2025

Frost & Sullivan has issued a new report on the global market for commercial battery storage systems.
blockchain energy trading

EDF launches blockchain-enabled renewables trading pilot

Energy customers will soon be trading solar power amongst themselves, thanks to a block-chain pilot project.
Big Six

UK’s largest hotel group embarks on energy efficiency project

Forest Rock, a Leicestershire based innovative IOT software development and engineering business, has secured an ongoing supply contract with a leading hotel group.
power optimiser

Power optimiser market size to cross 30 million units by 2025

The power optimiser market will surpass an annual installation of 30 million units by 2025.
Trump

Trump’s tariffs may have cost the solar industry thousands of jobs...

The latest solar jobs census has just come out, and the news is… mixed. Here’s what the survey found, why the numbers are...
Shell

Energy giant Shell steps into home energy storage space

Shell has agreed to acquire 100% of German home battery maker Sonnen.
smart energy plan

Ameren files $5.3 billion five-year smart energy plan

Ameren Missouri has released its smart energy plan for the next five years.
utility

Alaskan utility runs out of power and customers will bear the...

Freezing temperatures and low water levels in lakes have maxed out power production.
Europe

Experts weigh in on the future of European utility business models

The utility industry worldwide is undergoing major transformation, spurred by decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitisation.

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