Energy & Grid Management

News and analysis concerning the management of energy demand and supply on the electricity grid. Grid modernisation and smart grid upgrades, as well as distributed energy resources and storage form part of this category. Trends in own generation, net metering, influence of prosumers and energy management tools at the grid edge also influence grid management. Furthermore, strategies to boost grid resilience, for example in the case of a typhoon or cyber attack, strategies to ensure security of supply, energy efficiency measure, smart buildings and load balancing fall within the energy and grid management  category.

energy storage

Bold Ideas 2020 to accelerate energy storage innovations launched

Cleantech startup incubator Greentown Labs has partnered with Schneider Electric to launch the 2020 Bold Ideas initiative for energy storage startups.
Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered to invest $75bn in the energy transition through 2024

Standard Chartered will invest $75 billion to reduce the impact of its operations and customers’ on the environment through 2024.
edf microgrid

EDF launches Innovation Drive Microgrid at North America headquarters

EDF Renewables North America has announced the operation of an innovative microgrid at its headquarters in San Diego, US.
Enel housing

Enel partners on innovative, sustainable and smart housing in Italy

Enel partnered with FederlegnoArredo to identify synergies between the Federation's supply chain and Enel X's business development areas, housing, businesses, cities, and condominiums,
customer engagement

Three key factors to unlock utility customer engagement of the future

Three key factors driving transformation in the energy sector and how utilities can leverage customer engagement technologies to open new revenue streams.
Russia Arctic

Russia announces new renewables-powered arctic research station

Russia’s MIPT has announced the start of construction of a renewables and hydrogen-powered International Arctic Station
solar panel weather

RMI, Clinton Foundation report to aid rooftop solar storm resilience

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and the Clinton Foundation have released a new report, Solar Under Storm II, focusing on best practices for installing climate-resistant rooftop solar in high-wind regions.
Bangladesh renewable

Bangladeshi government: Partners sought for rural renewables

The Bangladeshi government is bidding for more partners to take part in its “Taka” programme, which aims to bring renewable household electricity, street lighting and cooking stoves to every off-grid community in the country.
smart grid communications

Getting to grips with smart grid communications

Register to attend this webinar on smart grid communications as we explore how important is interoperability and how hard is it to achieve?
German energy transition

IEA commends German energy sector’s transition efforts, but…

Germany has made progress on its impressive plans for transforming its energy system, but greater action is needed beyond the electricity sector, a new IEA report says.

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