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.

Solar PV exporter

Renewable Energy Test Center releases its first annual solar PV module...

RETC tested more than 2,500 individual modules, from more than 150 different module families, made by 46 different suppliers.
California offshore wind

Siemens Gamesa wins 640MW Taiwan offshore wind contract

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received a firm order Germany’s wpd offshore to supply the 640 megawatt (MW) Yunlin offshore wind power plant in Taiwan.
renewable energy plants

Enel closes 660 million euros renewable energy deal

Enel has sold three operational renewable energy plants in Brazil to a Chinese energy firm.
solar power plant

Total inaugurates 2nd solar power plant in Japan

Total started up commercial operation of its second solar power plant in Japan.
tilt solar facility

Factors behind 9% growth of global tilt solar pv market

Technavio forecasts the global fixed tilt solar PV market to record a 9% growth over the next five years.
solar project

DEWA partners with Chinese firm on 100MW solar project

DEWA has partnered with Etihad Energy Services and ZNshine PV tech to deploy a 100MW solar project.
ENGIE hydrogen

New York adds $5 million towards grid modernisation

The New York state government has issued $5 million in funding to improve the resiliency of its grid network.
northern ireland

The cost for renewables decreases to a record low – report

The International Renewable Energy Agency has issued a new report discussing the renewable power market and climate change.
connected home

Georgia Power expands smart home package

US utility Georgia Power has partnered with Vivint to expand its smart home package.
California energy efficient

Construction starts on California’s largest floating solar array

Ciel & Terre and the Town of Windsor officials said they started construction of what will be the largest floating solar power system in the state of California.

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