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.

togo Siemens Energy SGT 800 gas turbine

Siemens Energy helps Togo meet almost 40% of electricity demand

Siemens Energy has delivered an SGT-800 gas turbine as part of a development of a 65MW combined cycle power plant in Togo.

AI Solar Mapper for PV rooftop estimation in Europe

An AI solar mapper tool has been developed by Total and Google Cloud for estimating the energy potential of residential and business rooftops.
energy demand

ARENA funds Sydney pilot for zero energy demand homes

Frasers Property Australia has secured funding from ARENA to demonstrate the feasibility of achieving zero-energy demand homes at scale.
Enel North America hybrid projects

Enel kickstarts second solar + storage hybrid project in North America

Enel has started the construction of its second solar + storage hybrid project in North America.

IElectrix mobile storage demonstration goes live

The first IElectrix mobile storage system has been connected to the grid by E.ON in Friedland in north Germany.
microgrid software

Fluence acquires AMS’ artificial intelligence-based microgrid software

Fluence acquires AMS' artificial intelligence-driven software and digital platform for renewables and energy storage to extend product line.
climate change

Five ways regional governments can limit the effects of climate change

A new handbook released by the Rocky Mountain Institute highlights five transformative actions regional governments can adopt to limit the effects of climate change.

New blockchain identity register and renewable credit tracking projects launched by...

Energy Web is to build a prototype blockchain identity register for Germany’s energy market and pilot renewable energy credit tracking in US.

Liander launches major grid expansions across the Netherlands

Netherlands utility Liander plans major electricity grid expansions across five regions in the country over the next ten years.
American PowerNet

American PowerNet deploys blockchain energy trading platform with Australia’s Power Ledger

American PowerNet will deploy an energy trading technology in the North American market following a successful trial with Power Ledger.

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