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.

engie

Finland to host unique smart energy testing platform

Business Finland has granted funding worth almost EUR 5 million ($5.8 million) for the development of a smart and flexible energy system testing platform...
HVAC technologies

$61.2 billion in revenue forecasted in building energy efficiency

Navigant Research forecasts revenue for commercial, energy efficient HVAC technologies market to reach $61.2 billion in 2027. The research firm predicts revenue generation within the...
Electrify Europe

Electrify Europe maps the industry’s decentralised future

Electrify Europe, Europe’s first dedicated conference and exhibition for the new digitalising power sector, brought together established and new players in the energy scene...
utilities

Hawaii: AMI rollout top priority in grid modernisation plan

Hawaiian Electric Companies have filed an appeal with the Public Utilities Commission to start phase 1 of the grid modernisation initiative. Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric...
digital substation

Maharashtra state utility digitises substation operations

In India, Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (MSETCL) has selected ABB for the development of a digital substation. The project includes ABB supplying protection...
distributed energy resources

Austin Energy earns award for innovative DER management

Austin Energy, utility service provider to more than 475,000 metering points in the US city of Austin, Texas, has won the Grid Edge Innovation...
NV Energy

EU demands 220GW of energy storage capacity by 2050, EASE

The European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE) published a study estimating the energy storage capacity needed for Europe to achieve its decarbonisation targets. EASE...
Europe

EU’s demand response market worth $3.5 billion by 2025

A new study conducted by Frost & Sullivan forecasts Europe’s demand response market to propel to $3.5 billion by 2025. Factors including advances in ICT...
uk customers

The growth of UK’s independent suppliers will continue to accelerate

The UK’s energy market is a strange animal, writes Håkan Ludvigson, CEO of Eliq. Over the past five years the country’s six incumbent utilities British Gas, SSE,...
Great Wolf Lodge

New York releases roadmap to boost energy storage capacity

NYSERDA has released an “Energy Storage Roadmap” detailing efforts to reach 1,500MW of energy storage capacity by 2025.

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