Prosumers

All news, projects, and legislation concerning prosumers and their role in the power generation sector, specifically how the generation and use of electricity can impact the grid, tariffs, as well as supply and demand strategies in light of growing use of renewables and energy storage technologies by prosumers.

German Pellets founds subsidiary in Italy

German Pellets Italia, a subsidiary of German Pellets, Europe´s largest pellet manufacturer, is strengthening its presence on the Italian market.

UK micro-CHP industry seeks higher FiTs for home systems

The three trade associations that represent the micro-CHP industry in the UK say the government should raise the feed-in tariff (FiT) for micro-CHP to accelerate the uptake of home boiler replacement technology.

Micro-CHP report focuses on key role in UK households

Leading companies in the micro-CHP sector have launched a report highlighting how the technology could contribute to the UK’s transition to greener energy generation.

No-capital solar power systems offered to UK schools

 The UK-based Solarcentury has formed a partnership with GE to provide financial services support for its ‘Solar4Schools’ programme, which has already installed solar electric systems in over 250 schools across the UK.  

Intelligent marketing of distributed electricity generati on in Europe: The MASSIG...

Operators of smaller distributed generation plant can be faced with a complex task to successfully sell power to the local electricity market ...

14 SunEdison PV systems for Toronto

SunEdison is to develop and construct up to 14 roof-top solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, with capacity totalling up to 3 MW, for Ontario real estate developer the Remington Group.

Mitsubishi delivers largest rooftop PV installation in Italy

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has completed the installation of an almost 3 MW photovoltaic (PV) installation for Coop's new CNNA-Prato logistic centre in Prato, Italy. Some 2895 kW of capacity has been installed on the warehouse roof, covering a surface of 21,000 square metres.

Japanese micro-CHP technology reaches Britain

Manchester-based sustainable power business ENER-G Combined Power has entered into a technology partnership with Japanese manufacturer Yanmar to deliver engine-based micro-CHP technology from 4kWe to 25 kWe in size, to the UK.

Feed-in tariffs for micro-cogeneration: how to maximize carbon benefits

What sort of financial support mechanism would best promote the introduction and use of micro-CHP units as a method of cutting carbon emissions?

Hot chocolate with solar system

Solar Integrated Technologies, Inc. has won a US$3 million order for a building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) roofing system to be installed on a new CEMOI Chocolatier building being constructed in Perpignan, France.

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