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.

Second UK energy supplier ceases trading

Scottish Power has been chosen as the supplier to take on Extra Energy customers, after it ceased trading last week.
ride-sharing

Ride-sharing awards consumer emission reduction and grid balance efforts

EVShare Foundation and Green Commuter of Los Angeles have created zero-carbon, renewable energy powered ride-sharing service.
Indiana

Duke reacts to growing demand and shortages of lineworkers

Duke Energy has partnered with S.C TechnicaL College to increase utility lineworkers across South Carolina.
blockchain technology

Global blockchain organisation welcomes Siemens

Two divisions of global energy and manufacturing company Siemens –  energy management and power generation services have joined the Energy Web Foundation (EWF).
energy pricing

19MW storage capacity to participate in three UK flexible markets

Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has awarded NEC Energy Solutions with contracts to develop two energy storage systems in the UK.
wind turbine

Japan integrates large scale wind and storage capacity

Hokkaido Wind Energy Transmission Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric and Chiyoda Corporation to pilot integrating large-scale wind turbines for reliability.
excel energy

DEWA scoops projects of the year at Asian Power Awards

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has won two awards at the 14th Asian Power Awards 2018. The awards are in the ‘Transmission & Distribution...
battery

Stakeholder participation in global microgrid market

Navigant Research has issued a new report that provides recommendations on how global stakeholders can optimise rollout and management of microgrids.
cybersecurity innovation

Multi-million DoE funding facilitates energy transformation

The DoE has announced $98 million in funding towards research and development (R&D) of innovative technologies to transform the country's energy system.
customer experience

How utilities can improve customer experience to stay competitive

Navigant Research has issued a new whitepaper providing utilities with recommendations on how to transform their customer experience. By improving their customer experience, utilities will...

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