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.

Hydrogen, MAN Energy Solutions

Multi-million euro investment into hydrogen

As part of the Energiewende, Germany’s transition to non-nuclear, sustainable power sources, the Ministry of Education and Research will pump at least...

Corporates invest $3 billion more in solar than last year

Mercom Group has published a report analysing funding, mergers and acquisitions by corporates in the solar industry.
smart buildings

Entries for 2019 Smart Buildings Challenge announced

The Industrial Internet Consortium has approved 39 entries for its Smart Buildings Challenge

DEWA finds a new partner on sustainability

DEWA has signed a new agreement with the Emirates Literature Foundation to share best practices on sustainability.
EV charging points

Iowa ruling confirms – an EV charging point doth not a...

A ruling by the Iowa Utilities Board in the US in early-October has affirmed what many might assume – an electric vehicle (EV) charging station is not a public utility.
GE brazil EDF

GE scores 132.5MW onshore wind win in Brazil with EDF

General Electric has been awarded a contract to supply 132.5 MW of wind turbines from its Cypress platform to EDF Renewables in Brazil.
Battery Storage market

Battery storage set to quadruple by 2025 – report

Worldwide demand for battery energy storage is set to jump to four-times 2015 levels by 2025

Despite climate progress, California will meet 2050 goals 100 years later

A new study tracks carbon emissions and solutions being adopted to address climate change in California.
UK Energy Managers

Price trumps climate – 18% of UK energy managers prioritise sustainability

That’s according to a survey of 500 executives commissioned by npower Business Solutions, Energy HQ, which found that 50% of energy managers consider cost-savings to be their biggest concern, a result which npower suggests indicates a focus on protecting their organisations against political and economic uncertainty.
EDF wind farm

EDF powers up new Pays d’Anglure offshore wind farm

EDF Renewables has brought it’s 22MW six-turbine project online, located in the communes of Allemanche-Launay-et-Soyer and La Chapelle-Lasson in France’s Marne region.

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