building automation

Automating commercial buildings to generate $44bn in revenue per annum

The global revenue for commercial building automation systems is anticipated to increase by 3.2% between 2020 and 2029 - Navigant.
2020 Solar

IHS Markit says China’s solar will bounce back after COVID-19

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in China in late 2019, solar manufacturing was severely disrupted in the first quarter of 2020 notes says research agency IHS Markit, but the sector has the potential to reach full capacity by the middle of the year.
insurance policy

COVID-19: Enel issues world’s first-of-its-kind insurance tool for 68,000 global staff

Enel has unveiled an insurance policy for its 68,000 employees worldwide in the event of hospitalisation with the COVID-19 virus.
Vestas COVID-19

Vestas closes two Spanish factories amidst coronavirus fears

Danish wind developer Vestas has ceased production at its Spanish manufacturing facilities in Daimiel and Viveiro, as part of efforts to curb the COVID-19 epidemic.
grid energy storage

Battery storage can balance the grid and store excess energy says...

Battery storage systems are emerging as one of the key solutions to effectively integrate high shares of solar and wind renewables in power systems worldwide.
energy efficiency

Dutch state agency confirms €1bn energy efficiency fund

Dutch state agency National Energy Saving Fund has confirmed the availability of €1 billion in funding for consumer energy efficiency upgrades
lg chem

EIB buys stake in LG Chem’s €1.5 billion li-ion batteries project

EIB has awarded LG Chem Group with a loan to accelerate the development of lithium-ion (li-ion) cells and batteries in Poland.
Vattenfall COVID-19

Vattenfall pulls out of Dutch offshore wind tender citing COVID-19 concerns

Swedish energy giant Vattenfall has retraced its bid in the tender for the 700MW Hollandse Kust North offshore wind zone in the Netherlands, over uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 epidemic.
grid integration

Insight-driven decisions are required to operate digital energy grids – and...

Last summer, I had an experience that made me realise how, in the future, utility network operators will need to work based on data they get from assets they may or may not own.
Utility modernisation UK

CGI helps Western Power Distribution put data at the heart of...

CGI’S integrated network model (INM) will provide the digital network model to drive the future utility network within western power distribution.

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