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Distributed Energy


Renewable and fossil-fueled distributed generation technologies and policy, small-scale generation, user-generated power, microgrids

Solar, Storage Among New Projects in Texas

Several companies have announced new energy projects in Texas, including three utility-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS), and a solar farm that will benefit customers in the western part of…



BESS System on Hybrid Microgrid Powers Remote Alaskan Community

The small town of Cordova, Alaska, is located 150 miles southeast of Anchorage, near the picturesque head of the Orca Inlet on the Prince William Sound, at the mouth of…


DOE Rolls Out Platform to Assess Integration of Energy Systems at Scale

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched the Advanced Research on Integrated Energy Systems (ARIES) platform to substantially boost national energy research experimental capability and allow the scientific community…


Six Investing Trends Reshaping Power and Utilities Sector Despite COVID

Investors in the global power and utilities sector embraced agendas that created long-term value during the first half of this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic roiled the world. Recent activity…


The Role of Virtual Power Plants in a Decentralized Power Grid

Virtual power plants are becoming a driving force in the power sector. This article explains how they enable utilities and aggregators to pool production from multiple plants and distributed sources,…


E.ON Debuts ‘Resilience-as-a-Service’ for Remote Markets

German energy supplier E.ON is collaborating with UK energy firms Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) and Costain Group to roll out an innovative business model that monetizes resilience and…