Distribution

Large-Scale Renewables Demands Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems

Energy Generation

Large-Scale Renewables Demands Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems

Utilities are expected to invest a total of US$42.3 billion from 2014 through 2022 on Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems.

Central Grid and Renewables Together Will Provide Reliability and Resiliency

Energy Retail

Central Grid and Renewables Together Will Provide Reliability and Resiliency

A more resilient power grid, with distributed renewable integration and smart technology, will help meet modern day electricity demands.

Regional Interconnectivity and Community Projects in the Pipeline for West Africa Despite Challenges

Energy Generation

Regional Interconnectivity and Community Projects in the Pipeline for West Africa Despite Challenges

West Africa’s large-scale interconnectivity project development is being hampered by low generation.

Onsite Energy Storage-Opportunity or Threat?

Energy Generation

Onsite Energy Storage-Opportunity or Threat?

A great deal of research and investment is being ploughed into onsite energy storage but where does this leave the utility?

Norway Holds Up Power Plans with Germany

Energy Generation

Norway Holds Up Power Plans with Germany

Germany’s grid flexibility hangs in the balance as Norway shelves electricity trading plans.

European Union to Turn Up District Heat

Energy Generation

European Union to Turn Up District Heat

The European Commission is aiming to develop the potential of district heating in order to boost the region’s energy efficiency.

Sao Paulo’s Grid Upgrade

Energy Retail

Sao Paulo’s Grid Upgrade

Sao Paulo’s power grid is getting an upgrade so that utilities can meet their energy goals.

Clean Energy Will Help Sub-Saharan Africa Develop

Energy Generation

Clean Energy Will Help Sub-Saharan Africa Develop

Renewable energy and distributed generation will help Sub-Saharan Africa to prosper.

Utilities Should Assess Their Core Business

Energy Generation

Utilities Should Assess Their Core Business

Utilities need a good understanding of their core business so that appropriate strategies can be implemented.

Strategic Planning Helps Utilities Plan for a Brighter Future

Energy Generation

Strategic Planning Helps Utilities Plan for a Brighter Future

The high level of complexity and uncertainty that the utility faces makes it difficult for them to plan long-term but there are ways in which to plan more effectively.

Solar Rooftop Market Set to Swell in the US

Energy Generation

Solar Rooftop Market Set to Swell in the US

In response to utilities’ demand for smaller solar farms, First Solar is focusing on the installation of systems at commercial and industrial sites.