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Moixa’s bigger battery boosts solar consumption

The firm’s latest offering, a 4.8kWh battery, increases solar PV self-consumption and takes advantage of time-of-use tariffs for bill savings. Moixa has installed 1500 home batteries across the UK, based on its 2kWh or 3kWh versions. Per kWh the latest bigger battery...

Water firms use energy tech to cut OpEx

Working with aggregators, UK water utilities are flexing demand and optimising on-site generation, reducing energy operational expenditure.   Water utilities’ operations need lots of electricity, and so energy has become their biggest operational cost. The challenge...

Pivot Power tenders for transmission system batteries

UK developer of a nationwide network of transmission system-connected batteries Pivot Power has started tendering for storage systems.   The first 50MW battery storage system the company is developing will be deployed in Southampton and will become operational by...

Your future car might recharge from a DC microgrid, and why that’s a good thing

A UK project is working through the commercial and technical aspects of a direct current (DC) microgrid architecture that integrates electric vehicle charging, storage and solar generation while supporting the wider network.   Benefits of DC microgrids have been...

Just how deserving is the UK’s Road to Zero Strategy of a rough ride?

The Department for Transport's strategy does at least appreciate that without the right infrastructure in place, the EV transition will get stuck in first gear. It was never going to be an easy policy to get right. Road to Zero states its mission is to put the UK at...

Mines in Africa and Australia go for hybrid power rental model

Within mining the idea of renting clean, reliable hybrid power is gaining traction as Aggreko signs up offtakers in Australia and Africa for its microgrids-as-a-service model.   With the platform Aggreko can develop different combinations of hybrid microgrids that...

The rise of hybrid power projects in mining

A solar-battery plant at an Australian mine has shown hybrid power has a place in the sector, but according to Sandfire Resources mining companies expect to contract cheaper, cleaner power from a single provider. Energy projects hailed as ‘firsts’ and ‘blueprints’...

New JV launches storage-as-service offering in UK

Thrive Renewables and Aura Power have launched a joint venture (JV) based on installing no-money-down battery storage to cut electricity bills for commercial and industrial (C&I) energy customers. The JV is targeting thousands of businesses that spend at least £0.5...

Power-to-gas. The thinking person’s energy storage solution

Big batteries are little more than revenue-chasing grid-stabilisers. The challenge of decarbonising heating and transport, whilst addressing renewable energy's intermittency, requires some joined up approaches and few technologies are able to bridge the electricity,...

Anglian Water to trial flow battery storage

The UK water utility plans to pilot long duration energy storage in the second half of 2018, as part of an ambitious scheme to boost energy self-sufficiency.   As the biggest energy user in the east of England Anglian Water is more exposed than most to the heightened...

Gridchangeagent.com provides informed coverage of technologies, policies and market trends transforming electricity grids and off-grid energy markets globally.  

The site is published by Sara Verbruggen, a journalist, editor and copywriter based in Surrey, England, who has worked in business-to-business publishing for over 17 years for publishers and clients that include Euromoney, Smithers Rapra, Haymarket, Solar Media, UBM Media and Cambridge University.

 

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Renewables, electric vehicles and transportation, energy storage, flexibility, microgrids, digitalisation of grid infrastructure and services … The global energy industry is going through accelerated change, creating an exciting but challenging environment from a marketing communications perspective.

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