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ABB to deploy new microgrid test bed for University of Chester

ABB to deploy new microgrid test bed for University of Chester

3 Jul 2017, 11:33

A new microgrid project to be delivered by ABB at the University of Chester will use a range of distributed energy resources to prove such projects can connect or disconnect from a main grid connection and operate in an islanded mode without incident.

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Europe’s electric bus market in transformational growth mode

30 Jun 2017, 12:27 • By Anil Srivastava
Europe’s electric bus market in transformational growth mode

The nascent electric bus (EB) industry is undergoing a change in fortunes as environmental benefits and innovations in battery technology make them more attractive. Anil Srivastava, chief executive of Leclanché, looks at the current state of EBs and what's driving the mode of transport forward.

Smart grid project trebles renewable generation on Shetland

Smart grid project trebles renewable generation on Shetland

12 Jun 2017, 11:14

A five-year smart grid project to integrate renewables onto Shetland’s local energy system using large scale storage and new forms of network management has been hailed a success by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN).

The UK’s fast-moving grid-scale storage pipeline

The UK’s fast-moving grid-scale storage pipeline

7 Jun 2017, 10:50

With the UK’s Renewables Obligation (RO) now closed for large solar projects, energy storage takes the position of the most active sector in the UK energy market. As with any new technology, we have seen a lot of build up over the past few years, with much speculation about when the utility-scale market will take off, and how big it will be.