Distributed generation

Shell to collaborate with NREL on grid edge solutions

The partners will participate in two projects, which will leverage NREL’s ADMS Test Bed to evaluate leading-edge management solutions for the electrical grid.


Siemens Smart Infrastructure partners with GIS software

Siemens partners with GIS software provider to level up grid planning

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has partnered with Esri, a geographic information systems and location intelligence platform.
Tesla x PG&E demand response/VPP programme

Tesla and PG&E launch virtual power plant programme

PG&E and Tesla have launched a pilot programme that creates a virtual power plant to help support electric grid reliability.

Smart appliances and load control – protections for GB consumers and electricity system

Interoperability and cybersecurity are key issues as the number of energy smart appliances and their participation in demand response grows.
Volkswagen's new models participate in smart grid EV integration tests in Germany

Smart grid integration of EVs pilots in Germany

Northeast German DSO Mitnetz Strom and Volkswagen subsidiary Elli have launched a nationwide electric vehicle (EV) grid integration pilot.
Heat decarbonisation at a residential home

WPD unveils low carbon heating strategy

GB network operator Western Power Distribution has set out plans for the decarbonisation of heating in its service area.

Flexibility as support for power system resilience

Flexibility features are able to improve the resilience, provided they are integrated in grid planning and defence plans and properly evaluated in the energy market design.