Energy Markets

Distributed Generation Most Disruptive in Europe

Energy Generation

Distributed Generation Most Disruptive in Europe

European Union utilities are losing are losing hundreds of billions of dollars due to distributed generation.

Germany Opens Europe’s Largest Grid Battery Plant

Energy Generation

Germany Opens Europe’s Largest Grid Battery Plant

German utility Wemag flicks the switch on Europe's largest commercial battery energy storage system with a capacity of 5MWh.

Utilities Begin To See The Value of Adopting Microgrids

Energy Generation

Utilities Begin To See The Value of Adopting Microgrids

Utility ComEd has received US$1.2 million to develop a cluster of microgrids.

Renewable Energies Offer Cost Effective Alternative For Island Tourist Facilities

Energy Generation

Renewable Energies Offer Cost Effective Alternative For Island Tourist Facilities

Renewable energy technologies offer the opportunity for island tourism to remain competitive in the face of rising global oil prices.

New Direct Molten Salt Storage Technology Creates a Significant Increase in Power Yield

Energy Generation

New Direct Molten Salt Storage Technology Creates a Significant Increase in Power Yield

Solar thermal power plant with molten salt technology and thermal storage can now be offered on a commercial basis.

Hybrid Power Systems Market is Growing

Energy Generation

Hybrid Power Systems Market is Growing

The 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?

Energy Generation

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.

Doomadgee To Demonstrate Hybrid Solar-Diesel Minigrid In Remote Australia

Energy Generation

Doomadgee To Demonstrate Hybrid Solar-Diesel Minigrid In Remote Australia

The technical viability and system reliability of a high penetration solar-diesel hybrid system will be demonstrated in northwest Queensland.

Energy Storage – Challenges And Opportunities

Energy Generation

Energy Storage – Challenges And Opportunities

High costs along with early stage technology challenges and market and regulatory constraints are barriers to wide-scale energy storage adoption.

Project FALCON-First Year Trials Reveal Barriers to Demand Response in the UK

Energy Generation

Project FALCON-First Year Trials Reveal Barriers to Demand Response in the UK

Project FALCON is helping Western Power Distribution to optimize its electricity network by using demand response.

Wind Of Change Blowing Across Chile

Energy Generation

Wind Of Change Blowing Across Chile

The newly inaugurated 115MW El Arrayán wind farm, Chile’s largest, presages a growth in non-conventional renewables.