New customer portal from Smarter Grid Solutions supports UK and US utility customers

Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) is rolling out its new Distributed Energy Resources Management System (DERMS) Customer Portal in the US after successful deployment in the UK. SGS invested in its new secure Customer Portal and its Managed Services and Support team to enhance support for its operational utility DERMS customers. Scottish & Southern Energy Networks and UK Power Networks both use the portal […]


Russelectric, a Siemens Business, Offers Customized Switchgear Simulators

Ideal for training personnel on automatic and manual operation of Russelectric switchgear Hingham, MA – Russelectric, A Siemens Business, a leading manufacturer of power control systems and automatic transfer switches, announces the availability of Switchgear Simulators designed to train personnel on automatic and manual operation of Russelectric switchgear. Customized to mimic the operation of the […]

Starwood Energy Terminates Legacy Power Purchase Agreement For Its Waste Coal Plant In West Virginia

NEWS PROVIDED BY Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC Jan 06, 2020, 08:00 ET GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Morgantown Energy Associates (“MEA”), a company owned by controlled affiliates of Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC (“Starwood”), a leading private investment firm focused on energy infrastructure, announced today that it has terminated its Electric Energy Purchase […]

U.S. Department of Energy Launches Energy Storage Grand Challenge

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette announced the launch of the Energy Storage Grand Challenge, a comprehensive program to accelerate the development, commercialization, and utilization of next-generation energy storage technologies and sustain American global leadership in energy storage. The Grand Challenge builds on the $158 million Advanced Energy Storage Initiative announced in […]

Rockwell Automation to Acquire Avnet to Expand Cybersecurity Expertise

Acquisition will enhance Rockwell Automation’s ability to deliver IT/OT cybersecurity services globally January 08, 2020 07:00 AM Eastern Standard Time MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Avnet Data Security, LTD, an Israeli-based cybersecurity provider with over 20 years of experience providing cybersecurity services. […]

ACWA Power expands its geographic footprint by entering the Azerbaijan market

Azerbaijan, Baku, 09 January 2020: ACWA Power signed today an implementation agreement with the Ministry of Energy of Azerbaijan for developing, building and operating a 240 MW wind power project. The power purchase agreement (PPA) of the project spans over a period of 20 years on a Build Own Operate (BOO) basis. The ceremony was […]

Solar Installations to Grow by Additional 142 GW in 2020 – Seven Times the World’s Total Solar Installations a Decade Ago

LONDON (January 7, 2020) – Global solar installations will continue double-digit growth rates into the new decade, according to the new 2020 Global Photovoltaic (PV) Demand Forecast by IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. New annual installations in 2020 will reach 142 gigawatts (GW), a 14 % rise […]

Battery research group heralds 100th global member

Global battery research group, the Consortium for Battery Innovation, is celebrating its 100th member company, Surrette Battery Company, a north American battery manufacturer providing batteries for a range of applications, including renewable energy storage for remote wind and solar farms. Surrette, based in Springhill, Nova Scotia in Canada produces deep cycle lead batteries under the […]

Vistra Energy Joins the Climate Leadership Council and Americans For Carbon Dividends, Advocating for a Market-Based Solution to Climate Change

Dec 19, 2019, 07:01 ET IRVING, Texas, Dec. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vistra Energy (NYSE: VST) today announced it has joined the Climate Leadership Council (“CLC”) as a founding member. The CLC is an international policy institute created in collaboration with prominent business, opinion, and environmental leaders to promote a carbon dividends framework as the […]