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.

microgrid controller

Global microgrid capacity reaches 16,552MW – report

In its study analysing the global adoption of microgrids ‘Microgrid Deployment Tracker 4Q16,’ the research firm found that 1,681 new microgrid projects were registered...
energy network

CAISO boosts DER integration with formation of new division

In a press statement, CAISO said its new division 'Distributed Energy Resources Provider' (DERP) will be responsible for increasing the system operator’s DER portfolio...
Ofgem

Ofgem launches new service spurring innovation in energy

The new service, Innovation Link, will provide fast, frank feedback to innovators and help them navigate the regulatory framework, says Ofgem. The regulator adds...
DER

DER management market to reach $2.1bn by 2025 – report

Increased efforts by utilities to optimise grid-DER interoperability to ensure simplified management and operation of DERs, is expected to drive the global DER management...
Centrica; Pulse

Centrica to build virtual energy market to leverage flexible demand

Local businesses will also be able to sell their flexible energy capacity to the wholesale energy market. The trial will span three years and...
aggregation

Illinois community reaches nearly $1m in electricity cost savings

With the municipal energy aggregation programme, the Village of Godfrey and several other municipalities in Madison County, procured electricity from a certified alternative retail...
Exelon

ESMIG supports release of EU Clean Energy Package

The ESMIG smart energy industry group views the EU’s “Clean energy for all Europeans” package as a “necessary step in the transformation to a...
ComEd

ComEd launches online marketplace for customers

The site offers easy application of instant rebates that enable customers to save on energy-related products for their homes. Customers can also learn about...
Igloo Energy

V2G demonstration launched in European cities

According to a release, vehicle-to-grid technology to power Europe’s urban centres will be tested in a smart mobile energy project across three cities including...
fast charging

Vermont utility boosts EV adoption with infrastructure development

The utility firm will install two 240V dual port EV charging stations at a local shopping mall in New North End, Burlington in Vermont...

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