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.

New initiative to scale solar PV value chain in Europe

SolarPower Europe and EIT InnoEnergy have launched the European Solar Initiative to capture the anticipated solar PV boom over the next decade.

Five ways to ensure a resilient US energy grid of the...

The report The Future of Electric Power in the United States highlights some five key areas to establish a resilient and secure US energy grid of the future.

Hydrogen to be tested in commercial cogeneration plant in Belgium

For the first time in Belgium, hydrogen will be used in a commercial scale cogeneration plant designed to generate electricity and heat from natural gas.
floating offshore wind power

Asia Pacific governments increasingly looking to floating offshore wind power

A new study released by research firm Wood Mackenzie, states that floating offshore could be the next frontier in wind power development in Asia Pacific.
fao

IRENA and UN’s FAO to accelerate renewables adoption

IRENA and United Nation's FAO to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy technologies in agri-food, fisheries and forestry chains.
smart meter

1 million smart meter milestone in Australia and New Zealand

Surging solar and behind the meter services are driving smart meters across electricity markets, Antipodes utility services company Intellihub reports.
renewable energy

US’ renewable energy production reaches all-time high in 2020

Renewable energy generation reached an all-time high in 2020 and provided more than a fifth of the nation's electrical output.
REGOs prices

Green certificates survey finds REGO prices on the rise

REGOs have recovered slightly from the fall that occurred due to COVID-19, according to Cornwall Insight’s Green Certificates survey.
offshore wind energy

China drives global offshore wind market into second-best year ever

According to the latest data released by GWEC Market Intelligence, the global offshore wind energy industry had its second-best year ever in 2020, installing over 6GW of new capacity, keeping growth on track despite the impacts of COVID-19 felt in other energy sectors.
climate change

Coalition announces 2021 projects to decarbonise transport and logistics

The aim is to sustain new green mobility models and to reduce the impact of transport and logistics on climate change.

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