Strategic Development

Strategic development includes all business news, policy announcements, investments, mergers and acquisitions and market developments related to the strategic development of decentralised energy, with a focus on renewable energy, mini and microgrids, as well as the strategic development of non-grid-tied electrification.

Port of Rotterdam

Blockchain-powered microgrid pilots renewables trading in Port of Rotterdam

The first high frequency decentralised energy market has been demonstrated on the Port of Rotterdam’s microgrid.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems announces rebrand

Mitsubishi Power, a major subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has officially changed its corporate name from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems.

Rolls-Royce expands battery container production

From 2021 the MTU EnergyPacks are to be manufactured in the Siemens-Technopark in Ruhstorf, Bavaria.
power grids

Annual revenue for DER in microgrids to expand 18% by 2029

Revenue generated for the deployment of distributed energy resources in microgrids projects will expand by 18% between 2020 and 2029.

Siemens and BECIS to drive distributed energy in Asia Pacific

Siemens has entered investment and framework agreements with Berkeley Energy Commercial Industrial Solutions to provide customers distributed energy solutions via a flexible ‘Energy-as-a-Service’ model

Enel X launches GEO to optimise CHP assets and boost operator...

80% of CHPs in the UK are three or more years old and a survey of CHP operators suggests that over a third claim their plant was designed to cater to these past needs.
UK Virtual power plant

UK’s Kiwi Power expands into North America with ENGIE as a...

Kiwi Power is bringing its distributed energy resource (DER) optimization technology and expertise to ENGIE North America.
Fortia Energía

An unparalleled opportunity in unprecedented times

A new report highlights how an acceleration of clean energy technologies can be built into the global COVID-19 recovery
rural electrification asia

Israeli innovators, Nokia, partner for rural electrification in Asia

Aquarius Engines has signed a partnership agreement with Nokia to provide minigrids in remote areas of the Philippines, and other Asian countries.
UK Virtual power plant

Raft of energy tech planned for UK smart hub virtual power...

The project includes several innovative energy start-ups contributing new technologies, and work is set to ramp up after the easing of Britain’s lockdown restrictions.

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