Smart Energy

News, insights and analysis concerning energy innovation, smart grid technology and strategies employed by utilities and the sector at large to promote the advancement of the energy sector. Topics include digitalisation, sustainability initiatives, energy efficiency plans, managing disruption through strategic partnerships, IT/OT integration etc.

ARENA

ARENA launches $15 million funding round for solar end-of-life issues

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced up to AU$15 million ($10.37 million) in funding to support research that aims to address end-of-life issues for solar PV panels, as well as increasing their efficiency and lowering their cost.
Renewables funding

EU bank approves €8.1 billion for renewables, climate action, sustainability

This includes support for large and small-scale renewable energy projects, for the development of electric vehicles, and for improving the energy efficiency of homes. EIB financing will also help to build water infrastructure and rural roads in developing countries impacted by a changing climate.
GE Cypress

GE Renewable Energy to power Sweden’s latest wind farm

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by Holmen as the wind turbine supplier for the 143 MW Blåbergsliden wind farm, Sweden. The project, which will use 26 of GE’s Cypress onshore wind platform, represents GE’s second Cypress-equipped wind farm in Sweden.
Europe solar

Best year since 2010: The sun shone on EU solar, will...

SolarPower Europe’s first EU Market Outlook for Solar Power shows that 2019 was one of the best solar years on record for the European Union, with 16.7 GW of installations added in the region, representing a 104% increase over the 8.2 GW added in 2018.
Vestas Poland

Vestas wins 132MW Poland wind order

Vestas has received a 132 MW order from Akuo Energy, a worldwide player in Renewable Energy, for the wind projects Wielowies, located in southern Poland and EP 44 and Gniew, located in northern Poland.
leading renewables

Revealed: the countries leading the way in renewable energy

Countries worldwide face increasing pressure to reduce the ecological imprint they leave on the planet, slow down climate change, and protect the environment for future generations. Emphasis has been placed on the importance of transitioning to using renewables, but which is leading the way?
reliability

ComEd recognised for sustained reliability

ComEd’s investments in the electric grid have been recognised, along with the work of its 6,000 employees, for improving reliability by 60%.
Trump

500 groups call for next US president to declare national climate...

US environmental and climate-justice groups at the United Nations climate change conference in Madrid called on the next U.S. president today to declare a national climate emergency.
celsia

Colombian utility to leverage more analytics to grow customer base

Celsia selects Innowatts to deliver more accurate forecasting and analytic tools to lower the costs to more than 5,000 commercial/ Industrial clients.
video

Last-mile smart connectivity for demand response

Richard Wiles, Vice President of the UK and Ireland for Trilliant, speaks about the future of the energy industry and the impact consumers have on the energy landscape.

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