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 transition policy

EU policy can negate negative social impacts of energy transition

A new study conducted by Eurelectric, with the scientific contribution of the Enel Foundation, outlines several remedial solutions that could be considered to cushion the effects on vulnerable households, while ensuring sustainable growth for the benefit of all.
SocalGas energy efficiency measures

SoCalGas partners with Bidgely for AI-based home energy reporting

SoCalGas has partnered with Bidgely to help medium consumption customers to save energy and costs.
Energy theft

Energy Theft and Fraud Reduction

Power theft is the menace of electric utilities from rural cooperatives to large investor-owned and municipal providers. Utility companies have been plagued with non-technical losses almost since their inception.
Tucson Electric Power

Tucson Electric Power targets 80% emissions reduction by 2035

These changes will result in TEP avoiding more than 50 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions over the next 15 years.
US solar pv

US solar PV system costs falling faster than expected

Solar PV system costs in the US are falling faster than anticipated across all market segments, primarily driven by module price reduction, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie.
UK solar

Macquarie GIG and Enso Energy launch UK solar & battery partnership

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group and Enso Energy have announced a UK solar development joint ventures, with the aim to create one of the UK’s largest subsidy-free solar and battery storage portfolios.
home improvements

Homeowners’ top 10 eco-improvements revealed

With home improvements searches up 380% according to Google Trends, it seems we’re focused on updating and fixing-up our homes during lockdown.
Switzerland

Switzerland unveils first EV charging sites on A2 motorway

In Switzerland, Primeo Energie and Alpiq E-Mobility launch first Swiss charging sites on A2 motorway featuring electric vehicle chargers, battery energy storage and an energy management solution from ABB
US energy transition

Local governments lead the US energy transition says RMI

US local governments have signed 335 deals to procure a total of 8.28GW of renewable energy since 2015, according to the Local Government Renewables Action Tracker.
Denmark energy

Denmark to build new “energy islands” as part of sustainability plan

The Danish Parliament aims to reduce the country's CO2 emissions by 3.4 million tons, and establish two "energy islands" with a combined capacity of 5GW.

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