Biogas Storage News

  • Siemens and Allgäuer Überlandwerk Form Joint Venture for Smart Grid Expansion

    iemens and Allgäuer Überlandwerk GmbH (A ÜW), based in Kempten, Germany, have formed a joint venture named egrid to commercially implement the results from IRENE and IREN2, two joint smart grid research projects in Wildpoldsried. It was agreed that Siemens would acquire a 49-percent share in the AÜW subsidiary, egrid applications & consulting GmbH. The transaction is ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New York PSC mandates grid-scale storage projects for investor-owned utilities

    With the mass proliferation of energy storage capacity, New York regulators have mandated investor-owned utilities deploy energy storage systems by the 2018. The state Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an order last week requiring each individual utility to have energy storage projects “deployed and operating at no fewer than two separate distribution substations or ...

  • Ohio PUC launches New York-style grid modernization, utility reform initiative

    The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has launched a review of the latest technological and regulatory innovation aimed at modernizing the electric grid and enhance the utility customer experience. PUCO officials said that the program, dubbed “PowerForward”, aims to chart a path forward for future grid modernization projects and regulations that could be integrated with ...

  • Pipelife Gas Stop Improves Gas Grid Safety for Enexis

    The Gas Stop automatically shuts off the gas supply of the 100 mbar household connection in case of sudden leakages, for example during digging or maintenance activities. The Dutch gas grid is already safe, and this Gas Stop will increase safety even more in case of sudden gas outflow. The Gas Stop is already used on a large scale in other countries. In some countries this Gas Stop is even a ...


    By Pipelife International GmbH

  • Report: Emerging Markets Smart Grid Outlook

    Northeast Group's Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Outlook 2017 is the sixth edition of its annual emerging markets smart grid overview. The study looks ahead over the next decade to project where smart grid infrastructure investment will occur in developing countries. To-date, most smart grid investment has been concentrated in developed countries. This mainly includes countries in North ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • SDTC and Nova Scotia Organizations Announce Collaboration to Support Smart Grid Technologies

    Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) this week announced a collaboration with the Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Innovacorp, a Nova Scotia crown corporation, on a pilot program to support the development and demonstration of smart grid technologies in Nova Scotia. Innovacorp has teamed up with the Nova Scotia Department of Energy to help Nova Scotia researchers and early stage ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EnviTec Biogas signs cooperation agreement for the construction of a biogas plant in Indonesia

    Lohne-based EnviTec Biogas AG today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with PT Herfinta Farm & Plantation (Indonesia) and Calfield SDN BHD (Malaysia) for the construction of a biogas plant in North Sumatra, Indonesia. The plant will contribute a total of 4 MW to the green energy transition in Indonesia. The contract signing ceremony in Berlin was attended by His Excellency ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Landis+Gyr`s Smart Meters to Power Ambitious Project in Spain

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has signed an order for the supply of more than 700,000 smart meters from Landis+Gyr, which was also chosen to provide a total of 1.5 million devices over the past six years. The newly ordered smart meters are of the latest generation and will be installed within the scope of the final phase of the STAR mass rollout, starting in 2017. By December 2018, IBERDROLA ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Hartek Group Receives PSPCL Smart Grid Order For Three Upcoming Smart Cities

    The Chandigarh-based Hartek Group, one of India's fastest growing concerns catering to the power sector, has secured a smart grid order from the Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) for the supply, installation and commissioning of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) relays at 55 substations in the upcoming Smart Cities of Ludhiana, Amritsar and Jalandhar. By equipping these ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Guide to assessing viability of cogeneration projects published by ENER-G

    Cogeneration specialist ENER-G has published a free guide to assessing the economic feasibility of combined heat and power (CHP) projects. The guide, which is available to download, details the steps that building engineers and energy and facilities managers should take to prove the viability of a proposed CHP scheme to investors or board members. ...


    By ENER-G

  • GridBright to Leverage ARPA-E GRID DATA Repository to Support Integration of Solar

    GridBright, Inc. recently announced that it is part of three of the thirteen projects selected for award negotiations by the DOE SunShot Initiative ENERGISE; a $30M program to support integration of solar energy into the nation's electric grid, while diversifying the nation's electricity sources and improving the reliability and security of the electric grid. The three projects represent ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Utilidata and National Grid Announce Reforming the Energy Vision Project

    Utilidata announce a partnership in Clifton Park, NY with National Grid intended to deliver energy savings to electric customers in the town as part of the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) Demand Reduction Demonstration Project. National Grid will install Utilidata's Volt/VAR Optimization (VVO) technology - AdaptiVolt - on the electric system in Clifton Park, enabling the utility to capture ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Coen Meijers speaks on ADBA Conference Glasgow

    On the 15th of Februari the ADBA organises the SCOTTISH NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2017 in Glasgow. As a partner and sponsor of this event DMT-ET is most proud to have top-salesman Coen Meijers speaking to the audience. With ‘The impact of organic waste on biogas upgrading to grid’ he will give insight in succesful DMT ...

  • Thermal pressure hydrolysis from EnviTec Biogas increases biogas plant efficiency

    High pressure plus high temperatures: the recipe for success from thermal pressure hydrolysis (TDH). The optimised process from the R&D division of EnviTec Biogas utilises high pressures and temperatures to digest biomass even more effectively. “Like EnviTec itself, thermal pressure hydrolysis is an all-rounder: the technique can be used universally for any biogas plant while also being ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • EnviTec Service signs cooperation agreement with global player

    The service expertise of EnviTec Biogas AG from Lower Saxony is currently in high demand. “We’re very pleased to announce our recent signing of a comprehensive service agreement for the Czech Republic and Slovakia with the Dutch company MAN Rollo BV,” says Hendrik van der Tol, Managing Director of EnviTec Service s.r.o, which is based in the Czech town of Velké ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Sequential cropping could unlock huge sustainable biogas potential

    In a recent study for the Italian Biogas Consortium (CIB), Ecofys has found that agricultural crop yields can increase dramatically without negative environmental impacts if sequential cropping is introduced. In Europe, agricultural land is usually fallow during winter time. In a sequential cropping scheme, a winter cover crop is cultivated in addition to the usual summer crop. Ecofys assessed ...


    By Ecofys

  • U.S. Department of Energy Announces up to $30 Million for Projects to Integrate Solar into the Nation's Electric Grid

    Recently (1/31), the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) SunShot Initiative announced up to $30 million in new projects to support the integration of solar energy into the nation's electric grid, while diversifying the nation's electricity sources and improving the reliability and security of the electric grid. SunShot will fund 13 projects with a total of up to $30 million to ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Powin Energy Powers Up 2 MW/8 MWh Energy Storage System for Critical Grid Support in California

    Powin Energy, a manufacturer and developer of scalable energy storage systems for commercial and utility customers, announced that its 2 MW/8 MWh Millikan Ave. Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Irvine, California, is officially online. The Millikan Ave. BESS is designed to provide emission-free and highly reliable critical peaking capacity and grid ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • E.ON to Participate in European Smart Grid Project InterFlex

    E.ON is part of the European smart grid project InterFlex that aims to explore new ways of using various forms of flexibilities to optimize electric power systems on a local scale. The project, which started on January 1st, 2017, will run for three years. During this time, 20 project partners will investigate the interactions between flexibilities provided by energy market players and the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Record-High Levels of Transmission Investment Enhance the Energy Grid and Benefit Customers

    A new report from the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) finds that investor-owned electric companies are making significant investments to build needed transmission infrastructure that will enhance the nation's energy grid to meet the changing energy needs of today's customers. The ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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