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.

bristol energy

Decarbonising heat for energy justice to vulnerable customers

Samantha Nicol, head of innovation at Bristol Energy explores measures being implemented to ensure no customer is left behind on the journey to net-zero.
Sweden wind

Octopus announces €68 million Swedish wind farm acquisition

Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust has announced its first investment - the 100% purchase of the 48MW Ljungbyholm wind farm in Sweden.
Solar innovation

Tandem solar cells could replace silicon solar cells says university

The Australian National University (ANU) has announced a new record for the conversion of sunlight into energy, moving the world closer to the future of solar technology.
compressed hydrogen

Hydrogen-based seasonal storage an alternative form of long-term energy storage

A study finds that the price of seasonal storage if based on compressed hydrogen, could become cost-competitive with alternative forms of long-term storage.
Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan signs deals of $2bn to strengthen the energy sector

Uzbekistan has signed three deals worth over $2 billion to improve energy generation and develop technical expertise.
solar pv market

Huawei presents top 10 solar PV market trends

Huawei has released its predicts within the renewable energy and solar PV market through 2025.
bioenergy Europe

New EU industrial strategy bodes well for industry says Bioenergy Europe

Energy non-profit Bioenergy Europe has released a statement welcoming the new European Industrial Strategy, which provides important reference for the development of the European industry.
Poland wind energy

EIB backs new Polish wind farms on Baltic coast

More wind farms will see the light near the Baltic coast in Poland. The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a loan agreement with Pomerania Wind Farm sp.z o.o., a subsidiary of Lithuanian large-scale renewable company Ignitis Renewables.
Coal-powered electricity

Power’s carbon emissions fall, renewables rise, but more needed – report

Carbon emissions from the electricity sector fell at the fastest rate in 30 years – the result of countries worldwide turning their backs on coal, says a new report from climate think-tank Ember.
Europe wind energy

Wind blows to new record levels in Europe – report

New data from energy market analyst EnAppSys showed that wind power amounted to an average output of 85.4GW – equivalent to over two hundred 400MW coal units of power generation – in February 2020.

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