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.

Vector, EV charging stations

New report explores business models for EV charging

Navigant Research has issued a new report on the current state of business models for the provision of EV charging stations and networks. Key report...
battery storage

South Korea plans battery storage project on reclaimed land

South Korea’s government is planning for 100MW of battery storage as part of a nearly 3GW hub of solar PV and wind on reclaimed land
climate action

French energy giants unveil Singapore microgrid testbed

French utilities EDF Group and Enedis have partnered with the Nanyang Technological University to demonstrate the microgrid business case in Singapore. The three have launched the...

EDF Energy to deploy 1,500 V2G chargers for UK business customers

EDF Energy and Nuvve Corporation will install up to 1,500 Vehicle to Grid (V2G) chargers in the UK. The V2G chargers will be for the...
blockchain

Applying blockchain technology to electric power systems

A blockchain is a way to record and verify transactions without requiring a central entity to maintain or validate the ledger. Its most popular...
Brazil solar

Whitepaper helps simplify procurement of renewable energy projects

Rocky Mountain Institute has released a case study on how the rollout of large-scale renewable energy projects can positively impact on the environment and...
ABB solar

The US and South Africa partner on solar energy storage

The US Department of Energy (DoE) through its Solar Energy Technologies, have partnered with SolarServe to advance concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP) research and development. The...
digital

DoE tasks EPRI with $6 million contract for next-generation utility workers

The US Department of Energy has awarded the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) with a contract to train the next-generation of electric utility workers. The $6...
Tucson Electric Power

New report issued on utility aggregation of distributed resources

Navigant Research has issued a new report to help utilities enhance residential aggregation of distributed resources. The study helps energy providers to develop new customer...
smart grid

SP launches world’s first smart grid index for utilities

SP Group has launched the world’s first smart grid index to help utilities measure and advance in key dimensions of grid development. The Singapore...

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