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.

IoT DEVICES

Reasons behind 6.8% increase in IoT devices for oil and gas

Berg Insight forecasts a 6.8% increase in the number of IoT devices installed in the oil and gas industry between 2018 and 2023.
Carolina

Duke Energy selects 14 solar projects, 602 MW in all

14 utility-scale projects have been selected during an independently judged bidding process – part of a 2017 comprehensive renewable energy law, in an effort to bring more cost-effective energy to North and South Carolina.
residential energy storage

Residential energy storage market through 2028: Facts and figures

The results of a new study published by Navigant Research states that Australia, Germany, Japan, and the US will account for 71% of the global residential energy storage market in 2019.
Isle of Man

Isle of Man to use IoT-enabled prepaid metering system

Manx Utilities to initiate the replacement of their existing prepayment metering system with a new Secure Open Communications platform for the Isle of Man.
solar panels

How to increase the life span of solar panels?

Fraunhofer ISE and Du Point Electronics & Imaging will help improve the development of next generation and resilient crystalline silicon solar panels.
ENERGY TRADING

Sixth largest utility now trading in western EIM market

SMUD is now trading its energy on the western EIM with the help of energy trading solutions firm OATI.
GE Renewable Energy

GE Renewable Energy announces New York solar plus storage system

GE Renewable Energy has announced an agreement with Helios Energy to deliver two energy storage systems to be integrated with solar arrays for the Lenox Solar / Energy Storage project in Lenox, New York.
demand response programmes

Key takeways from global residential demand response market report

Navigant Research expects the global market for residential demand response programmes to exceed 47.4GW by 2028.
sepa

SEPA poll: Nearly 75% of battery providers report regulatory barriers to...

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) recently surveyed more than 1,500 industry professionals to publish the first power technology market gap analysis, 2019 Grid...
utilities

SEPA highlights technological options for electric utilities

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) recently published its first power technology market gap analysis report, titled "2019 Grid Integration Insights," which...

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