Tag: distributed energy resources

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Enabling IIoT Connectivity for Virtual Power Plants

July 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Declarations of climate emergencies in many countries around the world have created awareness for the need to switch to clean energy sources, which in turn has prompted the power industry and governments to take action or set definite goals. Many […]

News and Policies, State

Gas Under Threat? California Regulators Target PG&E Natural Gas Plants With Energy Storage

December 20, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

California has already postponed and even canceled plans to build new natural-gas-fired power plants in favor of distributed energy. But it hasn’t proposed to replace an existing power plant with them — until now. Early this month, the California Public […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Can Utilities Profit From Distributed Energy Resources?

May 2, 2017

Via: Forbes

For more than a century, people plugged their electrical appliances and machines into an outlet and were content to have the power flow from some far-off, unseen location. Electricity arrived from a power plant managed by a rather faceless utility […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

SolarCity launches new utility and grid services

May 6, 2016

Via: PV Resources

SolarCity, best known for its services in the US for providing residential and commercial rooftop solar, today announced a new set of services targeted at utility and grid operators. The PV provider will be branching into installation, financing and consulting […]