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Repsol Acquires Spanish Firm Asterion Energies In €560m Deal
Better Grid Integration Beats Coal Plant Ramping to Reduce Wind, Solar Curtailment
Wind and solar curtailment is worst where these renewables are poorly integrated into the grid. The further their energy can reach the more regions they can service, thus minimising curtailment.
Grid-Interactive Buildings Solutions
According to U.S. figures, up to 80% of peak electricity demand comes from buildings. So designing them to be energy efficient, with their own generation (e.g. rooftop solar), storage, and load-flexibility.
ACWA Connects Sakaka Solar Plant to Saudi Arabia’s Electricity grid
ACWA Power has successfully connected the Sakaka Solar PV Plant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to the national electricity grid.
Gold Fields Opens Australia’s Biggest Hybrid Renewable Microgrid at Agnew Mine Near Leinster
Gold Fields’ Agnew gold mine near Leinster is leading the charge for renewable energy, with the South-African based miner claiming bragging rights for Australia’s biggest hybrid renewable microgrid.
INNIO Signs Agreement With EGAT To Develop Advanced Microgrid Solutions In Thailand
INNIO announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to support the development of a microgrid demonstration at EGAT’s proposed zero-emissions energy excellence center in
Texas : Where Distributed Energy's Potential Exceeds Its Market Access
Distributed energy resources like rooftop solar and home batteries could save Texas billions of dollars a year.
After PG&E Blackout, California Homeowners Shift to Solar and Batteries
The Northern California blackouts this month, coming after years of increasingly destructive wildfires, showed millions of people how fragile their power grid could be.
European Investment Bank to Stop Financing Fossil Fuel Projects
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will end financing for fossil fuel energy projects from the end of 2021 in a move to aligning all its financing activities with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Microgrids Take Off Among Airport Operators
Pittsburgh’s airport will soon run entirely on a microgrid, part of a growing trend in a resiliency-obsessed industry.
Sunverge Distributed Energy Resource Control and Aggregation Platform
Sunverge distributed energy resource control and aggregation platform supports LG’s home energy storage solution.
Does California Want A Extra Decentralized Power System?
“California’s electrical energy system is failing,” argues Vox, in an article shared by Slashdot reader nickwinlund77. However they’re proposing a method “to make California’s electrical energy system cleaner, extra dependable, and extra resilient.”
Distributed Energy Storage to Grow 20-fold by 2028 Says Study
Navigant Research has released a new report providing market forecasts for newly installed distributed energy storage systems (DESSs) in terms of power capacity, energy capacity, and revenue across 26 countries.
Power Ledger and Powerclub Transform Australia's Virtual Power Landscape
Energy trading software company Power Ledger has partnered with Australian electricity wholesaler Powerclub to give households unprecedented control over their energy use.
SunPower Grows Distributed Solar Pipeline to Prepare for 2020 Storage Rollout
SunPower swung to a slight and predicted loss in the third quarter of 2019, amid a yearlong restructuring that’s taken the solar manufacturer and installer out of the utility-scale solar business and into distributed solar and storage.
India's Largest Power Company Plans 10,000 Microgrids, Swelling the Global Count
ndia’s largest integrated power company, Tata Power, plans to set up 10,000 renewable microgrids by 2026, more than double the number of microgrid projects identified in the world today.
Ritter's Message: Market Forces Drive Growth in Distributed Generation
Market forces are playing as much if not more of a role than regulatory policy in the transition from fossil-fueled power generation to renewables, as utilities in the U.S. and worldwide establish decarbonization goals.
INNIO Jenbacher Launches Fast-Start Natural Gas Generator
INNIO Jenbacher has launched its new Jenbacher J620 fast-start natural gas generator for data centers. The aim is to deliver reliable and environmentally sound electricity to feed the consumption requirement of these centers.
Statera And MAN Energy Announce A New Natural Gas Engine Deal
Flexible energy company Statera Energy and German equipment manufacturer Man Energy have announced the start of a framework agreement for the supply of new high efficiency natural gas reciprocating engines.
UK Northerm Powergrid: North East Distributed Power Capacity Has Quadrupled Since 2009
This year, more than four gigawatts (GW) of power, including wind and solar, is directly connected to the operator’s network across Yorkshire and the North East, compared to 1GW a decade ago.
Reaping the Full Benefits of Distributed Generation Options
All power sector planning, whether top-down supply- or bottom-up demand-oriented, starts with estimating the consumers’demand for electricity. The primary difference between the two approaches is that in the former.
Siemens And Harbin Electric to Build 900 MW Pakistan Gas Plant
Siemens and Chinese engineering company Harbin Electric International have signed a deal with Pakistan utility K-Electric to build a $650m, 900 MW combined cycle power plant in Karachi.
Smarter Grid Solutions Partners with SSE's Distributed Energy Arm
Glasgow-based clean energy technology company Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) and SSE’s Distributed Energy business will work together to develop a new “Energy as a Service” platform.
IEA: Distributed Solar to Account for Half of The Growth in Solar PV Market Through 2024
The world’s total renewables-based power capacity will grow by 50 per cent in the next five years – and solar PV will account for 60 per cent of this increase.
Australian Government Announced $24.2 Million to Develop Solar Gas Hybrid Project
On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced $24.2 million in funding to Alinta Energy Pilbara Finance (Alinta) to develop its Solar Gas Hybrid project.
Australian Government Launches $50 Million Microgrid Funding Round
The Australian government, led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, late last week boosted the nation’s growing microgrid market with a new fund, as described by Sophie Vorrath of One Step Off the Grid.
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Husk Power Systems Proves Rural Minigrids Can Be Profitable
Global Investment Firm Ab Carval Acquires DG Developer Solamerica
This Microgrid Can Power an Entire North Carolina Town During an Outage
The Grid Is Fragile. Is Distributed Energy the Answer?
Duke Energy to Mobilize First-Of-Its-Kind Microgrid-Integrated Fleet Electrification Center
Emrgy Secures $18 Million in Capital for Distributed Hydropower, Other Work