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Flipping the paradigm of demand response with smart devices

Flipping the paradigm of demand response with smart devices

Earlier this summer, I hosted a webinar on how Smart Lighting can help a utility do more than save energy - it can target its Energy Efficiency to times of high stress on the grid. If you would like to watch the webinar, it can be found here. Uti ...

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Making energy storage safer, more reliable and simply mature

Making energy storage safer, more reliable and simply mature

By Miguel Roenes Bueno, Dr. Matthias-Klaus Schwarz, Haike van de Vegte The increased use of different renewable energy technologies has set the focus on energy storage to improve grid power quality and reliability and to optimize the matching of e ...

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Year in Review: Top 10 Utility of the Future blog posts from 2015

As we find ourselves already at the end of January 2016, we'd like to take a moment to look back at our most popular blog posts from the past year, which included hot topics around energy efficiency, wind, solar, renewable integration, smart metering ...

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Will microgrids become the dominant electric power supply source of the future?

Will microgrids become the dominant electric power supply source of the future?

In the fifth of a series of 'Beyond Integration' blogs on renewables and the grid, DNV GL's Peter Vaessen answers your questions on microgrids. During our March 2015 global webinar on renewables integration, my colleagues and I identified three d ...

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The energy storage value proposition – it’s just like your smartphone

This author no longer works for DNV GL. In the fourth of a series of 'Beyond Integration' blogs on renewables and the grid, Felicity Jones asks Ali Nourai to take on your burning questions on the storage value proposition--and to explain why it's ...

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Place your bets: your questions on energy storage technology answered

In the third of a series of 'Beyond Integration' blogs on renewables and the grid, Felicity Jones asks Ali Nourai to take on your burning questions on storage technology. Batteries? Flywheels? Thermal units? Last month we held a global webinar on ...

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Guest blog: Hiroshi Okamoto, General Manager, TEPCO

Guest blog: Hiroshi Okamoto, General Manager, TEPCO

This post is the second in a series of guest blogs featuring interviews with global energy experts from DNV GL's 2015 survey report: Beyond Integration: Three dynamics reshaping renewables and the grid. Today's featured expert is Hiroshi Okamoto, Gen ...

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Threats, revolt and an ostrich: reflections on Beyond Integration: three dynamics reshaping renewables and the grid

In the first of a series of 'Beyond Integration' blogs on renewables and the grid, Fliss Jones summarises the headline findings of DNV GL's landmark report. At the start of this year, a request landed on my desk to analyse some survey data on the ...

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Themes from DistribuTECH 2015: Utility Transformation and Risk Management

Themes from DistribuTECH 2015: Utility Transformation and Risk Management

Introduction Any change represents an opportunity, but it also comes with risk. Nobody wants to find out later that he should have done things differently. The need for change was one of the key themes at the 2015 DistribuTECH conference earlier thi ...

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DNV GL to discuss solar finance, energy storage, and renewable integration at the World Future Energy Summit

DNV GL to discuss solar finance, energy storage, and renewable integration at the World Future Energy Summit

The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) is the Middle East's largest gathering on future energy and one that drives actionable solutions to the world's energy challenges. Now in its eighth edition, WFES 2015 will attract upwards of 30,000 delegates fro ...

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