Distributed generation

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

energy markets

The future of wind in Australian & UK energy markets

The latest insight paper from energy research company Cornwall Insight looks at Wind in the Australian and Great British energy markets
energy innovation

New York enacts 2050 clean energy and climate change standard

The New York state government has enacted the Climate leadership and Community Protection Act
net metering

Dramatic increase in ComEd net metering customers – expects 10,000 more

ComEd customers who own a solar energy system of up to 2,000 kilowatts and generate electricity for their own use may qualify for net metering savings

New York signs the largest offshore wind energy deal in US...

New York state governor Andrew Cuomo signed the largest single renewable - offshore wind energy procurement deal with up to 1,700MW

National Grid increases partners for virtual power plant project

National Grid partnered with SolarEdge Technologies for its ConnectedSolutions programme in Massachusetts and Rhode Island
first climate

National Grid closes $100 million acquisition deal

National Grid acquired North America-based wind and solar energy firm Geronimo Energy.
Solar rail

Green light for UK solar-powered railway project

A new UK project in Aldershot is exploring the potential of solar-powered railway.

Space technology to monitor world’s first of its kind power plant

Beyond Limits has secured a $25 million contract to build the world’s first cognitive power plant.
Issue 4

Smart Energy International Issue 4 – your invitation to the industry

Are you looking to increase your reach and influence in new regions? Are you exhibiting at Itron Utility Week, SAP for Utilities, Asian Utility Week, or European Utility Week this year?
latin america

PGE unveils first-of-its-kind ‘Smart Grid Testbed’

PGE has launched a first of its kind project that will integrate smart grid technologies at a very large scale in the US.

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