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Innovation – key to the renewable energy future

Energy Generation

Innovation – key to the renewable energy future

11 innovation-based solutions to provide flexibility to integrate high levels of wind and solar energies are offered by IRENA.

Scaling up blockchain for peer-to-peer energy trading

Energy Generation

Scaling up blockchain for peer-to-peer energy trading

Power Ledger’s blockchain platform is envisaged for scaling up to more than 55,000 rooftop solar generating consumers in Japan.

Integrating electric vehicles to the grid with energy storage

Energy Generation

Integrating electric vehicles to the grid with energy storage

A storage-based electric vehicle charging station solution has been developed for Czech utility PRE by Socomec and Energon.

Enel advances artificial intelligence powered drones

Energy Generation

Enel advances artificial intelligence powered drones

Enel Green Power North America and Raptor Maps are partnering on real-time identification of solar facility faults onboard drones.

Turning the tide on energy efficiency – three innovative solutions

Energy Generation

Turning the tide on energy efficiency – three innovative solutions

Building on key insights from industry specialists and technology innovators, we explore how the energy efficiency industry is changing.

Download – Solar and storage: a roadmap for successful utilities

Energy Generation

Download – Solar and storage: a roadmap for successful utilities

This week's featured download comes from Capgemini, discussing the value of pairing solar power and energy storage technologies for utilties.

UK Power Networks to launch London's first virtual power plant

Energy Generation

UK Power Networks to launch London's first virtual power plant

English DNO UK Power Networks has announced plans to launch a virtual power plant powered by residential solar panels and battery storage systems.

Smart inverters – intelligence at the edge to interconnect solar PV

Energy Generation

Smart inverters – intelligence at the edge to interconnect solar PV

Smart inverters are being deployed to mitigate grid issues from high penetration of distributed energy resources. Pacific Gas & Electric reports findings.

Voltage management: technology that can optimise solar PV usage

Energy Generation

Voltage management: technology that can optimise solar PV usage

Regulating voltage to prevent spikes can significantly improve the performance of residential solar panels and domestic appliances.

Utilities at risk of solar and storage technology uberisation

Energy Generation

Utilities at risk of solar and storage technology uberisation

Worldwide studies are showing rapid development and decreasing prices in solar and storage technologies. What could this mean for utilities?

Peer-to-peer energy trading – Sandford Bessler gives insights

Energy Generation

Peer-to-peer energy trading – Sandford Bessler gives insights

The development of energy communities will emerge from peer-to-peer trading initiatives.