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.

Solar trading platform wins vital investment to fight energy poverty

EIT InnoEnergy has awarded a €100,000 cash prize plus a €300,000 investment to support the expansion of SOLshare’s pioneering peer-to-peer solar trading platform.

Solar power: Africa’s lucrative answer to energy access

The importance of and opportunities surrounding the delivery of clean energy to displaced communities around the world, and Africa in particular.
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

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