New technology

Analysis and announcements of any and all new energy innovation and technological grid developments within the energy sector. This includes any products and solutions within the grid research and development phase, testing or currently in use. New technology includes but is not limited to e-mobility, energy storage, grid enhancements, IoT, digitalisation, smart meters, clean energy, renewable energy, distributed energy etc.

Southern Company to investigate hydrogen blending into natural gas networks

US energy provider Southern Company Gas is leading an R&D initiative to address technical challenges to blending hydrogen in natural gas infrastructure.

‘Cryptocurrency mining as a service’ proposed to maximise renewable energy output

The US startup Digital Power-Optimization is seeking to secure under-utilised renewable power generation assets.

Energy cooperatives have important role in flexibility delivery

Energy cooperatives need to develop new understanding and sets of know-how to participate in flexibility markets, a new report says.

Open source microgrid initiative launched

Linux Foundation coalition LF Energy and Sony Computer Science Laboratories are partnering to launch the Hyphae open source microgrid platform.

Ed’s note: Does Bill Gates have the answers?

How to avoid a climate disaster is Bill Gates’ view on “the solutions we have and the breakthroughs we need” on how best to “get to zero”.

AI-controlled hydrogen storage under demonstration

UK hydrogen storage provider H2GO Power is leading trialling of the use of artificial intelligence (AI) software coupled with hydrogen technology.

Enel to increase grid reliability with TXpert digital transformer programme

Enel's Infrastructure and Networks division is deploying a digital power transformer programme. The TXpert Ecosystem from Hitachi ABB Power Grids will equip...

WePower delivers blockchain renewable procurement platform

Australian energy retailer Mojo Energy is implementing WePower’s Elemental blockchain renewable energy marketplace.

Two novel clean energy sources for generation and storage

Hydrogen-metal and graphene systems offer the prospect of new sources for clean energy generation and storage.

Perovskite technology to disrupt the global solar supply chain

A new study released by research firm Rethink Energy explains how perovskite will disrupt the global solar supply chain over the next decade.

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