Transmission & Distribution
Rural microgrids: Facebook and Microsoft help fund $50m accelerator
The Microgrid Investment Accelerator will mobilise $50m to support the development of clean energy microgrids for rural areas without energy access.
Digital disruption in Africa – how will it reshape energy supply?
Ahead of African Utility Week, Oracle’s Martin Dunlea gives his interpretation of digital disruption for energy suppliers on the continent.
Microgrids in India and Africa – how is space tech helping
Engerati assesses the impact of a new initiative with the European Space Agency on microgrid and mini-grid markets in India and Africa.
What is the value of blockchain to the energy sector?
Blockchain is finding application in transactive energy and other energy sector use cases.
Wien Energie gets on the blockchain
Austria’s largest utility company, Wien Energie, has launched a pilot to test blockchain for gas trading.
InterFlex – exploring flexibilities, local interactions and smart connections in Europe
InterFlex aims to deploy smart grid technologies at industrial scale in five countries.
Microgrids: how are business models evolving?
Microgrid business models are moving along a continuum, from third-party projects to utility-initiated projects.
Interaction of microgrids and centralised grids
Microgrids should be viewed as complementary and a building block to the centralised grid.
InterFlex – Taking Nice Grid to the next level
InterFlex will take findings from Nice Grid to move smart grid technologies from 'demonstration to industrialisation'.
Blockchain and energy suppliers – the solution to faster switching times?
A blockchain based meter registration platform could enable energy-supplier switching in near real-time
Many energy markets creating more efficiency
Local mini-grid in Cornwall will be able to generate, store and sell its own power.
Adopting SDN for Microgrid Communications
This paper explains how software-defined networking (SDN) provides unique advantages that enable power utilities to meet the microgrid challenges.
Adopting SDN for microgrid communications
As power utilities strive to improve the reliability of electricity delivery and become eco-sustainable