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.

Utility Blockchain

‘Post blockchain’ tech used in local mini-grids

An Australian energy technology company is using post blockchain technology and utilising artificial intelligence to overhaul the way people use and trade power, the Australian Financial Review reports.
circuit breaker

Southern California procures country’s first of its kind energy storage system

Fluence will develop a 400MWh battery energy storage system in Southern California.
Solar retailers

Solar Victoria: new protection for customers enacted

Victoria enacts tough new requirements for solar retailers to protect customers and ensure high standard installations.
Siemens Energy

Driven by storage – the journey to renewables in Australia

It’s been hailed by many as the ‘Leatherman’ of the smart energy industry. Storage which can be used for peak demand management...
Poland Solar

Enel PPA with Mondelez secures solar worth 10 billion Oreos

Enel has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Mondelez International to supply the confectionary brand owner with solar electricity.
Elektro Maribor

Speaker Insights: World Energy Congress 2019

Isabelle Kocher spoke with the Congress organisers about her insights into challenges facing the energy sector, focus areas for innovation and her expectations of the 24th World Energy Congress.
utilities microgrids

UKPN selects partners for world’s advanced energy control system

The utility’s advanced energy network management and control system will be operated by software developed and integrated by Nexant, Smarter Grid Solutions...
energy services

Renewable generation on the rise in APAC

Investments in renewable energy generation in Asia excluding China will overtake spending on upstream oil and gas projects in the region as...

2019 – The year of collaboration and opportunity

A recent report by Frost & Sullivan has determined that in Asia “renewable energy will continue to be prominent, with a positive...

100% carbon free by 2050 – Achieving the Xcel Energy goal

David Eves, VP - Utilities Group for Xcel Energy looks at how the utility aims to achieve its goal to provide customers with clean energy by 2050

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