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.

EnBW

EnBW gets green light from board for Germany’s largest solar park

EnBW is set to construct the largest solar park in Germany
Wind Europe

Can wind energy make the power industry happy?

Frequency control and grid connection requirements were the recurrent topics at the recent Wind Integration Workshop in Dublin.
US offshore wind

US DoE awards $28 million in funding for offshore wind research

The US Department of Energy has announced up to $28 million in funding for research and development of new offshore wind energy technologies.
wind facility

Walmart strengthens cooperation with ENGIE to meet 2025 clean energy goal

ENGIE to supply 366MW of clean energy to Walmart to bring Walmart and ENGIE’s collaboration to more than 500MW of wind power in the US.
Italy renewables

Renewables power 20% of Italy’s power demand in 2019

Non-hydro renewables met around 21.7% of demand for the period January-December 2019 to-date, according to statistics by power grid operator Terna SpA.
ebrd

EBRD backs green bond to boost Greece’s renewables

The EBRD is stepping up its efforts to support renewables in Greece by supporting TERNA ENERGY with an €18 million investment.
hydrogen

ABB to support Australia/Japan clean hydrogen transport pilot

ABB to deliver automation, electrification and instrumentation support for the landmark HESC project to safely and efficiently produce clean hydrogen in Australia and transport it to Japan.
talent

Webinar TODAY: Re-energising the utility talent pipeline

Webinar broadcast date: Thursday, 23 October 2019 10h00 New York | 14h00 GMT | 15h00 London | 16h00 Johannesburg...
Sydney

Sydney council properties to transition to renewables by mid-2020

The city of Sydney, Australia will power all its city council’s operations with 100% renewable power electricity thanks to a new deal with energy retailer Flow Power.
solar forecastI

Global solar set for massive growth over the next 5 years

The world’s total renewable-based power capacity will grow by 50% between 2019 and 2024.

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