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.

gas infrastructure

Schneider announces venture capital for energy sustainability

Schneider Electric has unveiled “Schneider Electric Ventures”, which identifies, nurtures and supports innovations contributing to future sustainability and energy efficiency.

Is blockchain all it’s cracked up to be

Smart Energy International spoke with Jo-Jo Hubbard, chief operating officer and co-founder of Electron, a start-up which utilises decentralised technology to advance the shared...

Ameren partners with ABB in multi-billion grid modernisation project

Ameren Illinois has selected ABB to deliver predictive maintenance solution as part of its grid modernisation initiative.
power generation

US renewable energy sector in focus – facts & figures

In 2015, the US experienced an increase in the closure of coal plants on one hand and the commissioning of solar photovoltaic systems on the other. In...
cybersecurity threats

The anatomy of ICS Cybersecurity

Timely implementation of security in power plant industrial control systems at the construction stage is vital, writes Jonni Talsi. While cybersecurity is creeping into our...

Mexico deploys energy forecasting as a service for 10 regional offices

CENACE has selected Itron for the provision of the firm’s energy forecasting-as-a-service outcome offering
battery energy storage

Enel announces 2019 DR participation in IESO’s flexible market

In Ontario, Canada, Enel X is set to install a total of 5MW/10MWh of energy storage system with Berry Global, a plastics packaging manufacturer. Once...
transactive energy

Seattle readies full participation in Western Imbalance market

Seattle City Light has selected OATI to ensure full participation in the western Energy Imbalance Market. The software will help the utility with detailed reporting, data interfaces,...
home automation

Hawaii island launches smart home, efficiency and clean energy project

Koa'e Workforce Housing has signed a power purchase agreement with Internet of Energy solutions firms EnSync.

The critical focus areas for utility companies in 2019

By Tim Andrew, CEO and Co-founder at Localz and a network of partner contributors In 2018 we have seen a shift within the utilities...

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