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How the UK Is Building Grid Markets to Reward Flexible Distributed Energy
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.
The Potential of Microgrids And Storage for India
Microgrids replicate the function of their larger counterparts, and their performance can vary from as low as 5 KW to a few GW. At a consumer level, one can have a very small microgrid which focuses on their individual homes, and is powered by renewable e
Russelectric Distributed Energy Controller Improves Power Quality and Decreases Energy Costs
Russelectric, a manufacturer of automatic transfer switches and power control systems and solutions, announced its new Russelectric Distributed Energy Controller (RDEC).
Alaska Forms A Model of Microgrid Development in the Cold And Remote Conditions
Alaska's challenges — cold weather and the high cost of delivered energy — are part of the reason the state is a model of innovative microgrid development, with the largest number of microgrids in the US, at 122.
Who Is The Best Employer - Decentralised Renewables or Central Grid?
Power for All has released the results of a study which looks at employment creation within the decentralised renewable energy industry as Asia and Africa strive to improve rural electrification.
Microgrid at The Center of $630 Million London City Airport Expansion
The London City Airport microgrid, now under development, will nearly double the size of the airport’s electricity distribution infrastructure, from 3.6 MVA to 7 MVA, and help power a major airport expansion and upgrade.
Japanese Giant Sumitomo Enters US Microgrid Market with Investment in LO3
Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo has entered the US microgrid market with an investment in New York-based blockchain innovator LO3 Energy, a company perhaps best known for the Brooklyn Microgrid.
Canada Launches First Utility-Scale Microgrid System
Ontario-based municipal utility North Bay Hydro Services has partnered with smart grid solutions firm S&C Electric Company to launch Canada’s first utility-scale microgrid system.
How A Perfect Storm is Driving Microgrids into the Mainstream
Given the diverse benefits that microgrids provide – reductions in energy costs, business risk, and carbon emissions, and increases in resiliency and power reliability – one wonders why discussion of microgrids has only started to take off recently.
A Tool to Help Home Microgrids Stay Off Grid as Long as Possible
Researchers at the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) have developed an optimization tool for microgrids that allows homes to stay off grid as long as possible, generally using solar, storage and smart meters.
Here Comes the World's Biggest Virtual Power Plant
Japan is taking a leap ahead of the rest of the world, with the help of California company Autogrid, in developing what’s described as the largest behind-the-meter (BTM) virtual power plant.
Distributed Energy Resources to Grow 15.9% CAGR
Basic economics, local electricity prices and government incentives are driving the growth of distributed energy resources, including microgrids and solar-plus-storage, at a rapid clip, according to new findings by Navigant Research.
Facts Behind 12% Anticipated Global Microgrid Market Growth
Newer applications market research firm IndustryARC has released a new report highlighting factors driving the global microgrid industry.The overall microgrid market growth is estimated to be 12% during the forecast period 2019-2025.
Pellet-fueled Cogeneration Plant Opens in Croatia
Resalta, an energy developer active in Central and Eastern Europe, announced June 6 that a wood pellet-fueled cogeneration plant in Slatina, Croatia, is now operational.
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How the UK Is Building Grid Markets to Reward Flexible Distributed Energy