New Direct Molten Salt Storage Technology Creates a Significant Increase in Power YieldSolar thermal power plant with molten salt technology and thermal storage can now be offered on a commercial basis.
Hybrid Power Systems Market is GrowingThe global hybrid power systems market is set to grow from US$358 million to US$552 million by 2018.
Greek Islands Connect to Mainland Power Grid But How Sustainable Is It?Greece’s US$310 million project to connect the Cyclades islands to Greece’s mainland power grid will save the country US$129 million.
The Energy Market Revolution is in Full SwingThe energy transition is opening up many doors of opportunity to the energy trading industry.
Energy Storage – Challenges And OpportunitiesHigh costs along with early stage technology challenges and market and regulatory constraints are barriers to wide-scale energy storage adoption.
Doomadgee To Demonstrate Hybrid Solar-Diesel Minigrid In Remote AustraliaThe technical viability and system reliability of a high penetration solar-diesel hybrid system will be demonstrated in northwest Queensland.
Vivint's Acquisition of Space Monkey Foresees a Distributed Cloud Smart Home PlatformThis latest acquisition in the smart home space shows the hunt for the smart home killer app is still on.
Challenges Still Lie in the Creation of Liquid Forward MarketsAlthough regulators strive to create a framework that enables liquid spot and forward markets to develop, there are still challenges.
Distribution Management Systems – Four Lessons From An ImplementationReal-time power system condition and performance information is enabling Madison Gas and Electric to improve operational efficiency and planning.
Project FALCON-First Year Trials Reveal Barriers to Demand Response in the UKProject FALCON is helping Western Power Distribution to optimize its electricity network by using demand response. - A Week In Smart thinks the UK has been doing a good job of introducing smart meters to the British public in a softly-softly manner.
Wind Of Change Blowing Across ChileThe newly inaugurated 115MW El Arrayán wind farm, Chile’s largest, presages a growth in non-conventional renewables.
Microgrids To Test Renewable Energy Integration In GermanyGermany’s energy transition requires innovative network structures to accommodate renewable energy.
Flywheel Storage To Integrate Renewables In Alaskan Island MicrogridABB’s PowerStore flywheel storage solution is to be installed in the microgrid on remote Kodiak island.
Power To Gas – More Than Just A Storage SolutionPower to Gas has a number of unique properties that are not shared by other storage solutions.
Europe’s Energy Efficiency Plan May Reduce the Need for Russia’s GasRussia's latest move adds a further dimension to already volatile gas supplies and adds importance to a European energy efficiency plan.
Smart Metering in Europe: The Challenges Are Greater Smart metering will provide the foundation for the development of the smart grid to meet the challenges that Europe’s energy sector faces.
Building Effective Big Data OperationsUtilities are finding different ways of optimising their data streams
Wind Power Can Improve The Resiliency Of Electric GridsA study has found that wind can be more effective than thermal generation in controlling frequency on the grid.
Demand Response In Europe – The Next StepsAgainst a backdrop of slow growth, industry players in Europe continue to promote demand response as a key market resource.

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