Category: Smart Grid News
Commissioning of Multi-Platform Solar-Storage Microgrid Under Way on Sardinia

Commissioning of Multi-Platform Solar-Storage Microgrid Under Way on Sardinia

Designed and built by Electro Power System and partner FZSoNick for Sardinia's water management agency, the hybidized microgrid integrates concentrating solar thermal and ...

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USAID Adds Momentum to Sub-Saharan Off-Grid Solar with $4 Million of New SOGE Grant Awards

USAID Adds Momentum to Sub-Saharan Off-Grid Solar with $4 Million of New SOGE Grant Awards

USAID will award Scaling Off-Grid Energy Development Grand Challenge grants of up to $500,000 each to Sub-Saharan start-ups that demonstrate commercially promising innovations and ...

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New Solar Cells, Supercapacitors, Blockchain Apps Expected to Drive Renewable Power Costs Down Further

New Solar Cells, Supercapacitors, Blockchain Apps Expected to Drive Renewable Power Costs Down Further

Renewable power generation is now cost competitive with fossil fuels, and industry participants foresee further gains ahead in light of ongoing technological innovation, efforts ...

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Self-Driving Batteries, Virtual Microgrids, and Other Uber-like Future Energy Models

Self-Driving Batteries, Virtual Microgrids, and Other Uber-like Future Energy Models

This new slideshare from Professor Damien Ernst describes microgrids, V2G (Vehicle To Grid), autonomous vehicle energy delivery, and other futuristic models for the ...

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Biggest Drivers Of US Electric Grid Transformation According to DOE

Biggest Drivers Of US Electric Grid Transformation According to DOE

According to the 2nd Quadrennial Energy Review, here the key trends shaping the electricity sector today.  It also reads as a list of opportunities for microgrids. Increasing ...

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Blockchain Underpins Germany’s NEW 4.0 100 Percent Renewable Energy Plan

Blockchain Underpins Germany’s NEW 4.0 100 Percent Renewable Energy Plan

Envisaged as a milestone on the path to a distributed, all-renewable energy infrastructure, Germany's NEW 4.0 project is to make use of a Blockchain-based platform that ...

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World’s First Open Microgrid Lets Commercial Zones Co-Invest and Optimize Energy Resources

World’s First Open Microgrid Lets Commercial Zones Co-Invest and Optimize Energy Resources

Two new pilot projects, dubbed 'E-Cloud' seek to develop and optimize open microgrids in Belgium's industrial zones. E-cloud is funded by the local Wallonia government.  The ...

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UK Blockchain Startup Aims to Revamp Energy Sector from the Top-Down

UK Blockchain Startup Aims to Revamp Energy Sector from the Top-Down

Electron is working with U.K. gas and electricity market stakeholders in a bid to convince them of the advantages and benefits to be gained from migrating from a hodgepodge of ...

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Can Blockchain Gain Traction in Power and Energy Markets?

Can Blockchain Gain Traction in Power and Energy Markets?

Touted as the next ¨transformational¨ digital information and communications technology, interest and investment in Blockchain projects and ventures is diffusing out from banking ...

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Schneider Launches New EcoStruxure Energy IoT Architecture and Platform

Schneider Launches New EcoStruxure Energy IoT Architecture and Platform

Schneider is building bridges across the energy and IoT sectors with the latest iteration of its EcoStruxure architecture and platform, which offers an ¨industrial strength¨ ...

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