Microgrids offer users a more direct way of decarbonising their operations
INCREASED RESILIENCY Particularly in the United States, microgrids are proving popular because they provide a constant source of power in case of outage on the main network
LOAD SHAVING Optimised microgrids can reduce peak loads, lowering bills and saving on expensive grid upgrades
KEY QUOTE Microgrids offer a way of bolstering the resilience of power systems in areas with fragile grids or critical infrastructure where a reliable power supply must be a priority ...
As the deadline for EU member states to update or develop national cyber security strategies fast approaches, FORESIGHT looks at what companies should be doing to ensure cyber resilience in the energy sector given new challenges posed by the transition to a decarbonised economy and a more decentralised power system.
Smart grid has become a trendy term, but some proper thinking is needed about its meaning and the purpose of information technology advances if the result is to advance the energy transition
As the United States legislates for higher shares of renewables, the development of its straggling and disjointed grid network to match its clean energy ambitions is lagging behind
The multiple roles of battery energy storage can help remote or off-grid power systems stop using diesel generators. But the regulatory environment needs to adjust to spur wider adoption of these new systems, says Michael Lippert from Saft
New technologies may offer India’s network operators cheaper and cleaner solutions to improve reliability without having to add more wires, says Rasika Athawale from the Regulatory Assistance Project
A full scale energy management laboratory is part of a dockland regeneration project in Copenhagen
Online platforms can deliver transparency around PPAs, bring down transaction costs and enable new entrants in the market
A goal to become the first carbon neutral capital city as early as 2025 is at least partly dependent on Denmark’s new national government throwing its weight behind Copenhagen’s aspirations