The digitalization of the energy sector is a topic dominating the talk and trends in the industry and it was high on the agenda of speakers at Asia Power Week in Seoul last month.
Tesla is to supply 20 MW of grid scale energy storage to Southern California Edison as part of a comprehensive effort to prevent blackouts by replacing coal and gas-fired power generation with lithium-ion batteries.
The world is expected to need 50 percent more power to meet expanding demand over the next 20 years. That represents a huge opportunity for our industry.
Aging energy generation and distribution infrastructure is rapidly becoming one of the biggest challenges facing utilities in developed countries. It has a huge impact on their ability to provide a reliable, cost effective and ‘future proof’ provision for end users.
A group of the world’s leading gas groups are calling on the world’s leaders to give it favourable status ahead of coal in terms of its contribution to overall power generation, a move the coal industry claims is opportunistic.
EDF chief executive Jean-Bernard Levy says Italy will remain a key country for the French state-owned utility.
Italy’s warmest weather in 12 years has provided an unexpected and timely boost for the country’s beleaguered gas-fired power operators.
European risk management provider, DNV GL will support the US government agency ARPA-E (Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy) to validate the performance of ARPA-E funded grid-storage and distributed energy (micro-grid) technologies over the next four years.
Wärtsilä has renewed its Asset Management Agreement with Cemex Colombia, one of the major cement companies in Colombia.
Germany’s biggest utility’s attempts to reduce its debt, through the sale of its Italian assets is being frustrated by more delays.