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.

Illinois

Illinois declared national leader in renewable job creation

Illinois outpaced 48 states in solar jobs growth in 2018, adding 1,308 jobs in a single year.
vivo energy

Vivo Energy selects partner for digital transformation

Vivo Energy has selected IBM Services for its digital transformation journey based on SAP S/4HANA.   A rapid start to...
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Tata Power inaugurates grid-scale battery storage system

The lithium-ion battery storage system has been installed at Tata Power Delhi Distribution’s Rohini substation
revenue

Smart cities to generate $100 billion in revenue for utilities

Utilities are becoming increasingly integrated with smart city deployments, driven by the need to generate revenue.
off-grid lights

ComEd, off-grid lights and Community of the Future

US utility ComEd has installed off-grid lights at Beethoven and Bronzeville’s Dunbar Vocational High School
national laboratory

US national laboratory evaluates microgrid monitoring system

The US Department of Energy has through its national laboratory selected a partner to test and evaluate smart grid technologies.

Britain seeks alternative incentives for DER adoption

The British government is seeking views on introducing a new scheme that would pay households and businesses for surplus electricity produced by small-scale renewables such as solar panels.
aggregation

Utility efficiency investment hits record levels

Despite volatile weather, and a rise in GDP, the US electricity sector continued to improve on its carbon intensity levels through 2018.
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Five key interests of energy consumers

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) has announced the publication of the 2019 State of the Consumer report, an analysis of five research studies that provides an up-to-date look at major trends regarding...
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Energy smart community, Ithaca and Tompkins Country, NY

In 2016 New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG), an Avangrid company, filed the Distributed Systems Implementation Plan, a requirement of the...

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