ABB releases blueprint for carbon negative microgrids

ABB announced delivery of electrical distribution and control systems for a 300kW future microgrid for Oldham Council in Greater Manchester.


Technology Trending: substations, broadband, battery IDs and smart homes

Dubai substations, broadband in Germany, a proposed battery identification standard and the forthcoming Matter standard are under the technology radar.
pumped storage

Polish storage project bolsters grid flexibility

Polish utility PGE has announced its plan to build an 820MWh hybrid energy storage system at Żarnowiec pumped-storage plant.
Smart home solutions

Smart home solutions providing much needed resilience

Amidst of wildfires, energy security concerns and grid reliability concerns, two smart home solutions provide approaches towards resilience.
Iberdrola Tamega project

Iberdrola opens one of Europe’s largest pumped storage facilities

Iberdrola has officially opened Tâmega Giga Battery in Portugal, touted as one of Europe’s largest pumped storage hydroelectric facilities.
Future Energy Scenarios 2022

Market and security benefits of a decarbonised energy system – study

Future Energy Scenarios, new National Grid ESO research, shows the benefits that can be unlocked from decarbonising the energy system.
EASE fees and battery projects

Dutch battery projects combat grid bottleneck

As EASE announces its recommendations for energy storage fees, Liander and GIGA start pilots in Dutch cities Amsterdam, Alkmaar and Lelystad.