Decentralized Energy

We cover news, projects and announcements relating to decentralized energy. This includes electricity that is produced off the main power grid through the use of minigrids, microgrids, combined-cycle plants and other on-site hybrid solutions including storage. We cover power generation units using heating, cooling or renewable energy, to boost security of supply, energy efficiency, and rural electrification. We also provide insights on specific equipment such as steam or gas turbines, engines and batteries. This includes the operations and maintenance, digitalisation and performance monitoring of the equipment.

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Iberdrola selects Siemens turbines for £6.5bn East Anglia Hub project

ScottishPower Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola in the UK, has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for the provision and installation of wind turbines at a £6.5 billion offshore wind energy project.
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Australia to revise clean energy policy and unlock $40bn in investments

The Australian government should revise its clean energy policy to unlock investments of up to $40 billion within the power generation sector
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Siemens Energy launches new R&D center for advanced technologies in China

Siemens Energy has launched an innovation center for advanced energy technologies in Shenzhen in southeastern China.

Cleantech Solar delivers three new PV projects in Malaysia and Thailand

Cleantech Solar has commissioned three rooftop solar PV systems at AkzoNobel sites in Malaysia and Thailand.
climate change

UN unveils Race to Zero Breakthroughs to combat climate change

Iberdrola has joined a new initiative unveiled at the recent World Economic Forum by the United Nations to accelerate the fight against climate change.
Clean Technologies

Enel wins in Italy’s latest renewable energy auction

Enel Green Power has won contracts to build new renewable energy projects and to repower existing plants in Italy’s latest renewable energy auction.
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EIB backs energy and climate action projects in Croatia

In Croatia, the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development and EIB have partnered on key energy, sustainability and climate projects.
Earth Charter

E.ON signs Prince of Wales’ global climate action pledge

E.ON has signed the Earth Charter initiated by the Prince of Wales to encourage CEOs to play a key role in accelerating the energy transition.
Hawaii

Rooftop solar booming in Hawaii as utility launches ‘Quick Connect’

Hawaiian Electric has announced that rooftop solar installations increased by 55% in 2020 despite the global pandemic.
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Wood Mackenzie presents 2021 trends related to carbon emissions

Research firm Wood Mackenzie has presented the five key carbon emissions trends the company forecasts will shape 2021.

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