Microgrid

Rural microgrids: Facebook and Microsoft help fund $50m accelerator

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?

Energy Generation

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

Energy Generation

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?

Energy Generation

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

Energy Retail

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

Energy Generation

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?

Energy Generation

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

Energy Generation

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

Energy Generation

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?

Energy Generation

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

Energy Generation

Many energy markets creating more efficiency

Local mini-grid in Cornwall will be able to generate, store and sell its own power.