Microgrid

Centrica trials blockchain in Cornwall local energy market

Energy Generation

Centrica trials blockchain in Cornwall local energy market

Centrica is to trial transactive energy options including peer-to-peer trading in its local energy and flexibility marketplace development.

Member voice: The next investment boom – clean minigrids

Energy Generation

Member voice: The next investment boom – clean minigrids

THEnergy has developed a streamlined approach to make funding for mini-grid players more cost-effective and will contribute to quicker growth. A blog by Thomas Hillig, Founder of THEnergy

Sustainable Porto Santo – Renault creates smart island project in Portugal

Energy Generation

Sustainable Porto Santo – Renault creates smart island project in Portugal

Using electric vehicles, vehicle-to-grid charging and recycled batteries, Renault and a Madeira utility are creating a smart island experiment in Porto Santo.

From campus to city: lessons from a decentralised microgrid

Energy Generation

From campus to city: lessons from a decentralised microgrid

What are the learnings for smart cities from the DER-intensive microgrid pilot at Australia’s Monash University?

Smart microgrids and power reliability on Greek island of Tilos

Energy Generation

Smart microgrids and power reliability on Greek island of Tilos

A Greek smart microgrid project is testing a local battery storage system for multiple use cases including island grid stability.

Microgrids in Europe – why is Europe lagging in microgrid development?

Transmission & Distribution

Microgrids in Europe – why is Europe lagging in microgrid development?

When compared to worldwide markets, Europe is tardy at implementing microgrids. Are grid operators missing a trick?

DER-intensive microgrids – what is their value in stabilising networks?

Energy Generation

DER-intensive microgrids – what is their value in stabilising networks?

Are self-sufficient embedded microgrids the solution to reinforcing the grid edge? Australia’s NetZero project aims to find out.

Bottom-up pricing signals 'a burgeoning market'

Transmission & Distribution

Bottom-up pricing signals 'a burgeoning market'

Current market design is not fit for purpose, says economist Fabien Roques

Blockchain microgrids – enabler of the community energy opportunity

Energy Generation

Blockchain microgrids – enabler of the community energy opportunity

Blockchain transactive energy is emerging as a driver of microgrid development in different geographies.

Utility microgrids – where is the value?

Transmission & Distribution

Utility microgrids – where is the value?

Frontrunning utilities are finding that utility-scale microgrid pilots are revealing the business case and value. Engerati asks PA Consulting to explain more.

The breakthrough energy priorities

Energy Generation

The breakthrough energy priorities

The Breakthrough Energy Coalition is gearing up to support clean energy innovation in five priority areas.