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  • Enedis Accelerates Its Industrial Strategy to Develop the Smart Power Network of the Future with Orange Business Services

    Enedis, the leading European energy distributor, has entrusted Orange Business Services to support its transition toward a more effective and smarter electricity distribution network. The energy transition is characterized by the growth of fluctuating and decentralized energy production (wind and sun) and the rise of new uses, such as self-consumption and electric vehicle charging. In this ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • RMI Report: Utility Business Models Are Key to Energy Transition

    Advancing efficient and equitable approaches to update the utility business model—motivated by emerging technological, policy and market conditions in the electric power sector—is crucial to the grid’s transition to a more secure, clean and affordable customer-centric system, according to a new report released today. Five case studies illustrating various business model reforms in action ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • IEG: AT KEY ENERGY A DEDICATED FOCUS ON MOROCCO

    The countdown’s begun for Ecomondo and Key Energy, unmissable appointments in the Mediterranean area for the green and circular economy and renewable energies, organized by Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) and being held from 6th to 9th November at Rimini expo centre. To support Italian ...

  • Capacity From Renewables Has Overtaken Fossil Fuels

    A major green milestone has been reached on Britain's electricity grid, as the total capacity available from renewables has overtaken fossil fuels for the first time, according to the latest Drax Electric Insights report.A ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Dominion Energy Moving Swiftly Toward Renewable Energy Goal

    Dominion Energy Virginia is moving forward on clean energy projects, from sources such as solar and wind, to meet its commitment of 3,000 megawatts of renewable energy in operation or under development by 2022.The company has already taken several steps in the three months since announcing the goal:- ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Siemens Gamesa bags 176.8 MW wind energy contracts from ReNew Power

    Reports confirm that Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA has won contracts for building and equipping 176.8 MW of wind power projects in India for ReNew Power, an independent power producer (IPP). The company will establish a 100.8 Megawatt (MW) wind farm, in the Kutch district of Gujarat and a plant of 76-MW capacity in the Osmanabad district of Maharashtra state.As part of the deals, besides ...

  • SIMEC Atlantis enters French joint venture to build new tidal project

    U.K. headquartered SIMEC Atlantis Energy, the tidal energy projects developer, has reportedly entered into a new joint venture with the Development Agency for Normandy (AD Normandy) for developing a tidal power project in Raz Blanchard, Normandy. Regional investment fund Normandie Participations is also a partner in the venture besides AD Normandy, which is an economic development agency. The new ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • Department of Energy Announces First-Ever Grid Software Competition

    U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry this week announced the launch of the Department of Energy's first-ever  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Acciona to invest in renewable energy & infra projects in Philippines

    Acciona S.A., a Spanish infrastructure company, has reportedly announced the expansion of its operations in Philippines and plans to recruit more manpower as it looks for opportunities in the renewable energy sector in collaboration with a local company. Reports cite, Acciona is weighing the potential of entering into a power purchase deal with private firms, especially large industrial ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • Duke Energy Aims to Expand Solar Power to Non-Residential Customers Without Large Upfront Investment

    Duke Energy wants non-residential customers to have another option to install solar power on their premises. The company recently filed to be a certified solar lessor with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC). Duke Energy Clean Energy Resources (DECER), a non-regulated affiliate of Duke Energy, will build, own and operate on-site solar facilities that will allow customers to access ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • U.S. Achieving Significant Progress on Offshore Wind

    Recently (10/17), U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced three major developments in American offshore wind energy spanning from coast to coast. The Secretary spoke at the American Wind Energy Association's Offshore Wind Conference and announced 1.) much-anticipated wind auction in federal waters off the coast of Massachusetts; 2.) the environmental review of a proposed wind project ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • CPS Energy unveils first solar energy, battery storage project in Texas

    San Antonio’s natural gas and electric provider, CPS Energy has recently announced opening of its first solar energy and battery storage project in Texas, a significant step in utilizing innovative technology to produce zero-emission renewable energy during high energy use days.As per sources, the USD 16.3 million project, constructed by leading renewable energy company RES Americas, will ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • Renewables-Based Electrification the Key to Decarbonising Europe’s Economy

    According to WindEurope’s Breaking new ground report, the renewables-based electrification of Europe’s industrial processes, buildings and transport would allow Europe to reduce energy-related CO2 emissions by 90% by 2050. The level of electrification of energy would rise from 24% today to 62% in ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New York Power Authority Announces Plans For 20 MW Battery Project in Northern New York

    The New York Power Authority (NYPA) recently announced plans to establish a new 20 megawatt (MW) battery project in Northern New York that will demonstrate the operation of a large-scale energy storage system. The first-of-its kind project supports Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's commitment to combat climate change and grow the energy storage sector."The Northern New York region is a major source of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Public Service Company of Oklahoma Proposes Grid Modernization and Efficiency Plan

    Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) recently (9/26) took important steps to ensure a safe, secure and reliable electric grid now and in the future under a more efficient regulatory framework. Additionally, the company is lowering charges to customers for purchased power and fuel used in power generation.PSO's Grid Modernization and Efficiency Plan, filed with the Oklahoma Corporation ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Enel Green Power España to build 84.7 MW solar PV farm in Spain

    Enel Green Power España (EGPE), an Italian renewable-energy firm recently began constructing an 84.7 MW solar photovoltaic facility in Totana, representing the company’s largest solar plant ever built in Spain with an investment of approximately 59 million euros. As per trusted sources, the Totana facility, located in the Region of Murcia, would comprise about 248,000 photovoltaic ...


    By CMFE Research

  • GE unveils new onshore wind platform Cypress that lowers energy costs

    GE Renewable Energy has recently introduced a new onshore turbine platform, Cypress, along with the next model from the platform, GE’s 5.3-158 turbine. The platform apparently boasts of innovations and architecture from the 4.8-158 turbine unveiled in 2017, while advancing the proven technology of the 2MW and 3MW fleets from GE. Cypress has enabled remarkable AEP improvements, improved ...


    By CMFE Research

  • E.ON: Digital Technology Increases Grid Efficiency

    E.ON is using digital technology to increase network efficiency: as part of the EU InterFlex project, E.ON subsidiary Avacon has put the Smart Grid Hub into live operation. This intelligent device is able to control grid-connected systems such as PV installations or battery storage remotely. In this way, the Smart Grid Hub ensures that the grid remains stable even if far ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • juwi plans to develop PV hybrid project on the Great Barrier Reef

    German energy company, juwi, has recently signed a contract with the University of Queensland to develop a PV / battery hybrid power project at the Heron Island Research Station in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. According to an official press release, Juwi claims the project to comprise a 500kW rooftop installation integrated with a 0.6MWh vanadium flow battery combined with diesel ...


    By CMFE Research

  • Sempra Energy to Sell U.S. Solar Assets to Consolidated Edison

    Sempra Energy recently (9/20) announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its U.S. non-utility operating solar assets, solar and battery storage development projects and one wind facility to Consolidated Edison, Inc. for $1.54 billion in cash, subject to adjustments for working capital and pre-closing cash contributions.  "This sale represents an important step forward ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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