Distributed generation

News and analysis concerning the use of distributed energy resources (DERMS), distributed generation and on-site generation or district/decentralised energy. This category also focusses on the news about energy storage performed by a variety of small, grid-connected devices. Analyses include impact on utilities and existing transmission and distribution networks, the connection of renewable energy to the grid and trends in decentralisation.

Four microgrids for California water treatment facilities

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is preparing to build four new microgrids at its facilities.
renewable power

Corporates to account for 20% of new utility-scale renewables projects in...

Corporate procurement will account for 20% of utility-scale renewable power additions by 2030—far ahead rest of the world.
renewables

Renewables account for 63% of new energy-generating capacity in the US

Renewables accounted for 63.3% - or 10,445MW - of the 16,499MW of new utility-scale capacity added during the first two-thirds of this year.
wind capacity

The UK to install 1.3GW of new wind capacity this winter...

Forecasts using Cornwall Insight's Renewables pipeline tracker report shows that a total of 1.3GW of new wind capacity could come online in the UK this winter.
solar energy fiji

Fiji utility to develop Pacific’s largest solar project with IFC funding

Energy Fiji Limited has secured funding from IFC to develop the largest solar energy project of its kind in the Pacific.
World Bank Haiti

World Bank tops up funding for Haiti: Renewable Energy for ALL...

The World Bank has increased funding for the Haiti: Renewable Energy for All Project by approving an additional $6.9m towards the initiative.
community energy

Ed’s note: The community element of the energy transition

Electrification and sector coupling, energy market models and distributed RES will all support the success of energy communities.
togo Siemens Energy SGT 800 gas turbine

Siemens Energy helps Togo meet almost 40% of electricity demand

Siemens Energy has delivered an SGT-800 gas turbine as part of a development of a 65MW combined cycle power plant in Togo.

AI Solar Mapper for PV rooftop estimation in Europe

An AI solar mapper tool has been developed by Total and Google Cloud for estimating the energy potential of residential and business rooftops.
energy demand

ARENA funds Sydney pilot for zero energy demand homes

Frasers Property Australia has secured funding from ARENA to demonstrate the feasibility of achieving zero-energy demand homes at scale.

Latest Feature