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.

innovation

Iberdrola to fund innovation strategy with €100m EIB loan

Iberdrola has secured €100 million in financing from the European Investment Bank to fund its business innovation strategy

Orkney airport in landmark hydrogen project

The European Marine Energy Centre is launching a project to use green hydrogen to decarbonise heat and power at Kirkwall Airport on...
B2Gold's Fekola Mine in Mali

Power projects making a difference lauded in Mining Elites in Africa

“Not only focusing on the bottom line but also incorporating softer, strategic goals clearly paid off,” says Laura-Jane Cornish, Editor-in-Chief of Mining Review Africa.

The Global Power & Energy Elites is back with industry’s stand-out...

This edition showcases project innovation and passion in the modern power and energy markets— We have spread the net wide to cover a broad spectrum of the energy ecosystem from across the world.
power sector

BNEF releases top ten predictions for the power sector in 2021

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has released its top ten predictions for the power sector in 2021.

Aggreko to deliver hybrid power system for high altitude Chile mine

A 25.9MW hybrid solar-diesel system is to be delivered by Aggreko to power a new Gold Fields gold mine high in the Chilean Andes.
energy transition

Global energy transition investment up by 9% despite COVID-19 disruptions

A new, broad measure of ‘energy transition investment shows that the world committed a record $501.3 billion to decarbonisation in 2020.
total and American Petroleum Institute

Total quits American Petroleum Institute over climate goals

French multinational energy company Total has withdrawn its membership within the American Petroleum Institute (API).
irena

Environmental sustainability an important focus for 2021 – PwC

Green bonds, which are used to directly finance environmental projects, currently make up less than 5% of the global fixed income market.
doe space

US DoE publishes its ‘Energy for Space’ strategy

The strategy comprises measures the DoE plans to implement to further its role in powering the next generation of space exploration.

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