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  • NYISO Charts Course for an Integrated Grid Distributed Energy Resource Roadmap Released

    Continuing its work at the forefront of market design and commitment to making the electric grid smarter, greener and more efficient, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) recently (2/2) released its Distributed Energy Resource Roadmap. With Distributed Energy Resources (DER) poised to transform New York's wholesale electric system, the Roadmap offers routes to a future where consumers ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Famous Dutch comedian takes stand for fossil free fuel production

    Yesterday evening the famous Dutch comedian Freek de Jonge took a stand for the production of fossil free fuel. In the populair Dutch program DWDD he proclaimed that the Dutch government should be doing anything to help the victims in Groningen who’s houses have been slowly but severely damaged and sometimes destroyed due to gas drilling in the area. De Jonge stated that the disaster that ...

  • ScottMadden and Smart Electric Power Alliance Join in Reviewing California and New York Energy Markets

    ScottMadden Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, and the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) released a joint report that focuses on approaches that California and New York are taking to integrate distributed energy resources (DERs) into the grid. The report describes key similarities and differences in the two jurisdictions in ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NGVAmerica Commends Naming of Gov. Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy

    NGVAmerica commends the announcement that President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Rick Perry, the former Gov. of Texas, as the next Secretary of Energy. As a leader in domestic energy production and job creation, he has fostered an era of greater energy independence in Texas. NGVAmerica looks forward to its continued work with the Department of Energy under Gov. Perry’s leadership. ...

  • NARUC Releases Final Distributed Energy Resources Manual

    The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners has released the final publication of its manual, Distributed Energy Resources Rate Design and Compensation. The manual was an undertaking of NARUC's Staff Subcommittee on Rate Design. Work on the manual began at the November 2015 NARUC Annual Meeting, with direction to the subcommittee to draft a distributed energy resources ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • MCE Selects AutoGrid Flex for Demand Response and Distributed Energy Resource Management

    AutoGrid Systems recently announced that MCE, a community choice electricity provider servicing about 250,000 customers throughout the Bay Area, has selected the AutoGrid Flex flexibility management software application suite for its pilot demand response (DR) program. Launched on May 31, 2016, MCE's My Energy Insight, a direct load control DR program, uses the suite's AutoGrid ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Clarke Energy participating at NT Resources Week

    Clarke Energy is pleased to announce it will be a participating in the NT Resources Week Conference & Exhibition taking place in the Northern Territory on 14th and 15th September 2016 at the Darwin Convention Centre. The Conference & Exhibition incorporates 3 renowned conferences running concurrently; SEAAOC (South East Asia Australia Offshore ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Scientists see the future in natural resources

    Danish scientists have taken a lesson from the plant world, reversed it,and used the cocktail of sunlight and chlorophyll to turn vegetation into chemistry. And in an irresistible twist, Californian researchers have learned how to  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • African Energy Day

    Clarke Energy's Lamia Mokaddem, Export assistant at Clarke Energy in France participated at the Africa Energy Day at the COP 21’s African Pavilion, which took place on December 8th 2015 in Paris. This event allowed people to know and better understand the different economic and energy needs of Africa and also explored the issues related to global warming ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Energy Department to Sign MOU with Interior Department to Assist Indian Tribes to Develop Energy Resources

    At the White House Tribal Nations Conference today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Department of the Interior to assist Indian Tribes throughout the United States to develop their energy resources. The MOU will assist Indian Tribes to manage energy resources on approximately 56 million acres ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Global Revenue for Grid Edge Technologies for Distributed Energy Resources Is Expected to Total $120 Billion from 2015 to 2024

    A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for grid edge monitoring and control technologies in light of the proliferation of distributed energy resources (DER), including market forecasts for revenue, segmented by solution, category, and region, through 2024. Utilities the world over are facing ...

  • LEGO takes large step to move away from fossil fuel economy

    LEGO Group, the company behind the iconic LEGO building block, announced that the familiar toy we all grew up with will be changing for the better. The company publicized details last week of their plans to phase plastic out of their products by 2030. The plans call for major investment in research and ...


    By Earth Day Network

  • Annual Revenue of Grid Edge Technologies for Distributed Energy Resources Integration Is Expected To Reach $14.5 Billion by 2024

    A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for grid edge monitoring and control technologies in light of the proliferation of distributed energy resources (DER), including market forecasts for revenue segmented by solution, category, and region, through 2024. Market liberalization, economic pressures, and environmental regulations are ...

  • Fossil Energy Announces New DAS for Clean Coal and Carbon Management

    The Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy today announced the appointment of David Mohler as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal and Carbon Management. Mohler will bring to the Department extensive operational experience in nuclear and fossil energy power generation. He most recently served as senior vice president and chief technology officer for Duke Energy. In 2006, he led ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Which fossil fuels must remain in the ground to limit global warming?

    A third of oil reserves, half of gas reserves and over 80% of current coal reserves globally should remain in the ground and not be used before 2050 if global warming is to stay below the 2°C target agreed by policy makers, according to new research by the UCL ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Investment falters as fossil fuels face ‘perfect storm’

    The world’s investors – both big and small – think primarily in terms of making good returns on their money. And, over the years, investing in the fossil fuel industry has been considered a safe bet. Yet maybe, just maybe, attitudes are changing – and fairly profoundly – as financial analysts warn that the industry faces “a perfect storm” as it enters ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Prepare for Winter with Energy Department Resources

    Winter is coming! As temperatures drop and trees change color -- and people around the country prepare their homes for the cold weather ahead -- the Department of Energy has got you covered with tips for saving energy and keeping cozy all winter long. Did you know space heating is the largest energy expense in the average U.S. home? Our ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Funds Awarded to Historically Black Colleges and Universities for Fossil Energy Research

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected four research projects that will provide educational and research training opportunities for minority students while advancing key technical areas in fossil fuel utilization. The annual funding opportunity titled Support of Advanced Fossil Resource Utilization Research by Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Other Minority Institutions ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Emerging Unconventional Resources Industry Overview

    China and Australia are among the most important emerging markets for shale and Coal Bed Methane (CBM) development in the world. China possesses an estimated 643 billion barrels (billion bbl) of risked, prospective shale oil and 4,746 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of risked shale gas in-place, of which around 32.2 billion bbl and 1,115 tcf are estimated to be technically recoverable. China’s ...


  • Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Research Call

    The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), on behalf of the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE), is seeking applications to conduct research, development and demonstrations leading to next generation tools and technologies that will become widely adopted to enhance and accelerate deployment of cybersecurity capabilities for the U.S energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

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