Distributed generation

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


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
lead-acid batteries

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...
energy pricing

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,...

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...
fixed tariffs

Reasons behind 33% anticipated increase in winter energy bills

The Consumer Energy Alliance has issued a new report predicting a 33% increase in energy bills if the 2019 winter season reaches 10% colder...

Hitachi to own 50%+ of globe’s installed capacity via ABB acquisition

Hitachi has signed an agreement with ABB to acquire the firm's power grids business.

Aqualectra Curaçao: Call for expressions of interest

Aqualectra is calling for expressions of interest for the development of a 15MWp PV solar system on the island of Curaçao.
Simply energy, digital, digitalisation

COP24 paper guides utility adoption of non-wires solutions

Utilities embracing emerging technologies can reduce customer costs and support a cleaner, more flexible grid, according to a report issued RMI

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