Big utilities back in control as Germany overhauls flagship energy policy   Recently updated !

Germany is a world leader in renewable energy deployment. Driven by a long-term renewable energy policy that dates back decades and, more recently, a nuclear power phase-out, the country is spearheading a transition to renewables commonly known as the Energiewende (energy transition). For many years, the policy instrument of choice […]

Global wireless power revenue is expected to total US$78.9b from 2015 to 2024

A new report, ‘Wireless Power’, from Navigant Research looks at the global market for wireless power across seven applications, with global market forecasts, segmented by region, receiver and transmitter application, and technology through 2024. According to the report, global revenue from wireless power is expected to total US$78.9b from 2015 […]

ENTSO-E and EDSO for Smart Grids call for an innovation push in the European power system.   Recently updated !

“System operators are in the starting blocks to plug in the reservoirs of flexibility that demand response, storage, digitalisation and link up between distribution and transmission represent”, stated ENTSO-E Chair of the Board, Bente Hagem as she opened in Brussels the EU conference on innovation in grids, InnoGrid2020+. “We count […]

New York approves restructuring of utility revenue model

The New York State Public Service Commission recently approved significant structural reforms to electric utility regulations aimed at better aligning utility shareholder financial interests with consumer interests. The new reforms will serve to move the New York power system away from large, centralised power plants, to a network that is […]

How will Brexit affect its Energy Markets and Climate Goals?

Britain’s departure from the EU will force broad changes to energy and climate policies, and remove a crucial ally for Central Europeans but it will also give London far more freedom to pursue nuclear projects. The U.K. has often been an energy outlier in the EU, advocating nuclear power and […]