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.
Wind Of Change Blowing Across ChileThe newly inaugurated 115MW El Arrayán wind farm, Chile’s largest, presages a growth in non-conventional renewables.
Metering.com - A Week In Smart MeteringMetering.com thinks the UK has been doing a good job of introducing smart meters to the British public in a softly-softly manner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Microgrids To Test Renewable Energy Integration In GermanyGermany’s energy transition requires innovative network structures to accommodate renewable energy.
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.
ABB And China’s BYD Partner On Energy Storage SolutionsA deepening partnership between ABB and Chinese battery storage specialist BYD paves the way for new energy storage solutions.
Renewable Energy Development Threatened by UncertaintyPolitical and policy uncertainty may slow the growth of the renewable energy industry.
Standards For Microgrids – Updates Are ComingThe NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Panel has a priority action plan for updating and developing standards for advanced microgrids.
Nairobi Ring – Improved Grid Reliability Coming To Kenya’s Largest City Nairobi’s residents can look forward to improved power supply with the completion of the Nairobi Ring.
Canada Gets its First Large Wind and Energy Storage SystemThe new wind turbine at Glencore’s Raglan mine will replace about 5% of the mine’s diesel consumption.
Grid Load Monitoring, Fault Detection and Isolation Drives 3M Investment in Smarter Energy 3M equity stake in Toronto-based Smart Energy Instruments follows market need for next generation measurement and control.
Microgrid Developments Set To Enhance Grid Resiliency In US$8 million has been awarded to bring together communities, technology developers and providers in seven states.
 
 
 

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