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.

smart grid communications

£2.8 million project to develop a smart local energy system in...

UKRI is funding a two-year project for the design of a smart local energy system in the town of Warrington.
SANEDI

SANEDI underway with large-scale home cooling initiative

SANEDI is now underway rolling out this low-tech cooling solution to communities across the country.
batteries

Best practices to extend battery life and minimise degradation applauded

RBC has applauded research published by the University of Michigan in the Journal of Energy Storage on best practices for consumers for extending the life of lithium-ion batteries.
New York EV ConEd

ConEd launches public EV charging network across NYC – at a...

ConEd is rolling out a total of 60 dual-charging level 2 charging points at public parking spaces across New York City’s five boroughs.
digitisation

Failure to digitise energy T&D systems to hinder the energy transition

DNV GL has revealed that barriers to vital digitisation of energy transmission and distribution (T&D) could hold back the success of the energy transition.
subsidy

Results of Italy’s new renewables subsidy auction announced

The results of the first auction under the new Italian renewables subsidy were announced on 28 January by Gestore dei Servizi Energetici.
sub-meters

Global electric sub-meters market to reach $24bn by 2029

The global electric sub-meters market will record more than 6% growth between 2018 and 2029, according to Future Market Insights.
itron grid4c

Itron, Grid4C partner to help utilities address next-gen business cases

Itron has partnered with Grid4C to integrate predictive analytics with smart meters to solve the industry’s next-generation use cases in real-time.
floating solar

First floating solar in the Middle East set for commissioning

The small resort island of Nurai in Abu Dhabi looks set to commission what will be the Middle East’s first floating solar plant, with Dubai-based solar developer Enerwhere ready to bring it online.
off-grid

ENGIE achieves milestone of 4 million off-grid connections in Africa

ENGIE Africa has announced that it has connected 4 million customers in Africa owing to its operations in the off-grid energy sector in the region.

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