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

Schneider Electric invests in flexible energy management firm

It is establishing an innovation partnership with AutoGrid, focused on driving new AI and machine learning solutions for distributed energy resources

Distributed energy tech ‘could save UK industrial sector £1bn a year’

If half of the businesses in the sector adopted technologies like solar and battery storage, the savings would total at least £540m annually

Siemens reduces carbon emissions by 25%

The company previously set a target to become carbon neutral by 2030

Upgrading outdated energy tech ‘could heal NHS spend by £260m a year’

If just half of NHS trusts adopted distributed energy solutions, they are expected to save at least £130m a year