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.

nationalisation

Ed’s note: Is the nationalisation of UK utilities on the horizon?

It has been suggested that should the British Labour (predominantly Social) party win the elections set for Thursday 12 December, one of their first actions will be to nationalise utilities - power, water, gas, mail, broadband - reverting ownership to the British government.
New York city

The largest battery energy storage system in New York installed

Real Companies and Enel X have launched the largest battery storage system in New York City.
Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric recognised as “most inclusive employer for STEM students”

Schneider Electric, has been recognised in Universum's Diversity & Inclusion Index (D&I Index).
sustainable energy

Five key recommendations for sustainable energy sector growth in MENA

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation has issued a whitepaper comprising recommendations for sustainable energy sector growth in the MENA region.
battery storage funding

EU Commission approves €3.2 billion in battery storage technology funding

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules an Important Project of Common European interest (“IPCEI”) jointly notified by Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Sweden to support research and innovation in the common European priority area of batteries.
Climate action

EU and Africa banks sign $120 million climate action facility

EIB and TDB have signed a deal to fund climate action projects.
zero carbon

How the UK can develop the world’s first zero-carbon industrial cluster

Energy stakeholders in the UK have come together to develop and publish a report with recommendations on how the UK can achieve its climate goals by 2040.
energy transition

New EIB loan to accelerate the energy transition in Brazil

The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide Iberdrola with EUR250 million to decarbonise its operations in Brazil.
Geronimo National Grid

Geronimo Energy kicks off operation at 200MW South Dakota Wind Farm

Geronimo Energy (Geronimo), a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Grid announced today the start of commercial operations for its Crocker Wind Farm (Crocker), a 200MW wind energy project located in Clark County, South Dakota.
hydrogen council

EIB and CEO forum to accelerate funding for hydrogen projects

EIB has signed agreed with The Hydrogen Council to accelerate funding and the deployment of large-scale hydrogen projects.

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