Energy & Grid Management

News and analysis concerning the demand of energy & grid management 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 the security of supply, energy efficiency measure, smart buildings and load balancing fall within the energy and grid management category.

Flexibility advanced in GB market by Western Power Distribution

GB network operator Western Power Distribution reports continuous short-term flexibility trades and partnership with Flexitricity in Electric Nation V2G trial.

Neoenergia develops smart grid communications technology for Brazil

Brazilian energy distributor Neoenergia has developed the Multilink data concentrator for deployment in the smart grid.

Power system operators launch new global consortium

The Global Power System Transformation Consortium (G-PST) has been launched to address barriers to scaling clean energy integration.
energy efficiency and cooling

Five ways to ensure sustainable cooling while addressing climate change

A new study, led by the University of Oxford, sets out a framework for delivering sustainable cooling whilst addressing climate change.
grid stabilisation

Siemens Energy begins construction of UK grid stabilisation project

Work to construct one of the UK’s first grid stabilisation facilities has been started by Siemens Energy after selection by Welsh Power.

Energy efficiency – the often ‘forgotten’ option in the energy transition

Energy efficiency measures need more investment and innovation to accelerate their implementation, DNV GL argues in its latest ‘Transition Faster’ report.

Hydrogen-based energy storage completed for Greek microgrid

Engie EPS has unveiled its hydrogen-based energy storage system in the Agkistro microgrid in Greece in project REMOTE.
online event

Breaking News: DISTRIBUTECH+ virtual community surpasses 1000 members

It's the same high-quality content, networking, and business-to-business matchmaking experience that the in-person annual events offer, but all online.
funding

Corporate funding in storage, smart grid and efficiency reaches $4.7bn in...

Mercom Capital Group has released a new report exploring corporate funding in battery storage, smart grid and energy efficiency during the first nine months of 2020.
community energy

Ed’s note: The community element of the energy transition

Electrification and sector coupling, energy market models and distributed RES will all support the success of energy communities.

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