Battery storage firm raises $95m for commercial deployment at scale

Viridi expects its ‘Green Machine’ brand to meet the demands of the construction and heavy industrial markets, with its battery systems able to be configured to provide 50kWh to 5MW of distributed energy storage

Australia launches $50m fund to ramp up microgrid projects

The Regional Australia Microgrid Pilots Programme (RAMPP) aims to improve the resilience and reliability of electricity supply and demonstrate solutions to the barriers faced when deploying the technology

Mitsubishi Electric to buy UK-based Smarter Grid Solutions

The latter company offers highly flexible, scalable controls solutions, allowing users to integrate distributed energy resources for capacity management, flexible interconnection and virtual power plants

‘First-of-its-kind’ project to expand EV capacity in New York City

The Blueprint for LeFrak City project also seeks to show how networked buildings, onsite clean energy technologies and EV charging can help decarbonise buildings and transportation in New York City

New standards for rooftop solar panels to protect Australian power grid

They will ensure household energy systems won’t ‘trip’ or disconnect when there are voltage disturbances on the network

UKPN seeks 250MW of flexible capacity in £50m tender

It is offering contracts up to 2028, covering system needs that will arise during the next electricity network price control period from 2023 to 2028

Siemens and Macquarie team up to form US distributed energy joint venture

The new company, Calibrant Energy, will offer onsite energy-as-a-service solutions to customers, including corporate and industrial clients as well as municipalities, universities, schools and hospitals

Japanese firm invests in UK-based Winch Energy

The company develops and operates autonomous mini generation and distribution systems comprised of solar panels, battery storage and smart meters

KiWi Power welcomes Jay Zoellner as new CEO

New CEO joins KiWi Power to lead global expansion of distributed energy tech business.

Shell invests in blockchain-based community energy platform

LO3 Energy’s technology aims to overcome the challenge of integrating distributed energy resources into supply networks