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.

GIS

GIS partners recognised for exceptional achievement

Esri, a provider of location intelligence, recently honoured select partners for their outstanding application of GIS software.
PG&E bankruptcy

California: PG&E’s $23 billion bankruptcy finance package approved

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has won court approval to raise $23 billion to help pay its bills over destructive California wildfires after governor Gavin Newsom dropped his opposition to a proposed financing package.
NYSERDA renewable

NYSERDA announces 21 renewables projects to boost affordable energy

New York governor Andrew M. Cuomo has unveiled the details of the awards for 21 large-scale solar, wind, and energy storage projects across upstate New York, totalling 1,278MW of new renewable capacity.
Ørsted Good Energy

UK’s Good Energy signs largest ever clean energy deal

Three-year deal worth up to £50 million ($ with Ørsted sees Good Energy secure enough offshore wind power for 36,000 homes from a 210MW wind farm in the North Sea.
low-carbon-heating

Recycling & energy recovery facility starts low carbon heat supply in...

The Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility (RERF), operated by Veolia on behalf of Leeds City Council, has now started delivering low carbon heat for local homes.
UK EV charging

Access to home charging driving UK motorists away from EVs claims...

UK drivers are deterred from switching to electric vehicles (EVs) because they do not have access to chargers at home, a new report has found.
London EV charging

Eddy Grant step aside – Siemens opens real “Electric Avenue”

Siemens has unveiled the UK’s first avenue, which is over half a mile in length, that has been fully converted to cater for electric vehicle (EV) charging, coined ‘Electric Avenue, W9’.
Vanadium battery

Energy storage merger to drive vanadium flow battery market

UK-based redT energy and US-based Avalon Battery Corporation have announced that they will merge, subject to shareholder approval, to become a global leader in vanadium flow batteries.
net zero reality

Research on net zero targets contradicts reality says new report

Maintenance and supply are impeding greater uptake of alternative fuels despite industry appearing to fully embrace environmental targets.
capacity 2020

Grid-tied solar, wind to drive new capacity growth in 2020 –...

International research agency IHS Markit estimates that there will be 290GW of net power capacity added globally in 2020, growing by 5% more than in 2019.

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