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.

climate change and supercomputers

Finland uses supercomputers to explore climate change

The IT Center for Science has expanded research and development of next-generation technologies.
smart grid

Utility’s smart grid station, an icon of 4th Industrial Revolution

DEWA has inaugurated its Smart Grid Station in Al Ruwayyah.
smart city solutions

New whitepaper provides smart city roadmap for utilities

A new whitepaper has been published to help global cities and utilities simplify implementation of smart city programmes.
Vestas

MoU to expand clean energy adoption in Japanese deregulated market

Tokyo Electric Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a clean energy firm to expand its renewable energy business.
AfDB

Lithium-ion battery market to exceed $60 billion by 2024

The size of the global lithium-ion battery market will exceed $60 billion by 2024, according to a study by Global Market Insights.
cgi

Houston microgrid powers R&D of next-generation distributed technologies

Black & Veatch and Shell have partnered to conduct research and development into next-generation renewable and distributed energy technologies.
consumers

Secrets to happy customers revealed in UK Energy survey

Which? has published the results of their annual UK energy satisfaction survey.
green bond market

Enel enhances European operations with 1 billion Euro green bond

Enel Group has unveiled a one billion new green bond in Europe.
clean energy resources

Korea on track to ensure 600MW of fuel cells by 2022

An energy company has been contracted to provide its fuel cell energy servers to ensure grid reliability and to reduce carbon emissions...
DEWA innovation

Utility disruption: Top 4 trends to keep an eye on

Bradley Williams, vice president industry strategy, Oracle, chatted to Smart Energy about key trends disrupting utilities.

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