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.

India renewable

India unveils plans for 25GW “ultra-mega renewable energy parks”

India’s Ministry of new and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has unveiled plans to build what it terms as two “ultra mega renewable energy parks” boasting 25GW capacity at each in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan and Khavada in Gujarat
ENGIE nuclear

ENGIE expands partnership on nuclear research with CEA

ENGIE has expanded its partnership on research and development of nuclear technologies with CEA.
UK hydrogen

UK government backs world-first low carbon hydrogen projects

The UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded £13m ($17m) to fund two world-first hydrogen projects led by the HyNet consortium in the northwest of England.
lex mundi climate change

Global climate change policy guidelines for law firms unveiled

Lex Mundi has published guidelines to help its members to align their operations with global environmental sustainability regulations.
storage project

Shell backs “Europe’s largest storage project” with offtake agreement

Shell Energy Europe will provide financial security for the Minety power storage project, declared to be Europe’s largest battery storage project, via an offtake agreement.
Greece solar auction

Greece opens second renewable energy auction

Greece’s energy regulator, RAE, has announced the country’s second renewable energy auction for wind and solar power.
e.on youtube

E.ON shies away from YouTube attack, buys CO2 certificates for trending...

E.ON has bought carbon emissions certificates for its video which is trending on YouTube just weeks after the utility has attacked the video-sharing online platform.
Air-Gen

UMass announces technology that generates power from thin air

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from moisture.
Virginia Clean Energy

Virginia passes Clean Economy Act – sets renewables, storage targets

The Virginia state legislature narrowly passed the Virginia Clean Economy Act, passing into law a requirement that all energy produced in the state be renewable by 2050.
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Kuopion Energia to improve customer service with CGI’s cloud technology

CGI and Kuopion Energia, an energy services provider in Kuopio, Finland, have announced that Kuopion Energia will use CGI’s Kolibri customer management solution as a service delivered from CGI´s Finland-based private cloud.

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