EU’s electricity market revamp hailed as ‘game-changer’ for clean energy

By |december 21st, 2018|Citizen energy communities, distributed generation, News, solar power, Solar PV|

A recent agreement to reform Europe’s electricity market has enshrined into EU law the unprecedented right of consumers to produce, sell and share their own electricity in newly-defined “citizen energy communities”.

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Solar PV sector hails EU deal on small-scale ‘citizen energy’

By |november 14th, 2018|distributed generation, News, Renewable Energy Directive, solar power, Solar PV|

EU negotiators reached agreement Monday evening (12 November) on a legal framework for “citizen energy communities” in a deal solar PV manufacturers hailed as a victory for small-scale renewable energy production.

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Energy Web Foundation: Blockchain essential for EV growth, community solar

By |september 25th, 2018|distributed generation, electric vehicles, electricity grids, energy community, News, power grids, solar energy|

Distributed energy solutions such as solar PV, batteries, and smart controls are getting cheaper by the day and will soon outperform traditional energy sources such as coal, gas, and nuclear power, says Hervé Touati. In any case, Blockchain-type solutions will be needed for the mass deployment of electric vehicles, he warns.

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How to lower electricity prices in Europe

By |avgust 31st, 2018|distributed generation, electricity grids, Electricity Market Directive, News, RED II, Renewable Energy Directive|

One important key to lowering electricity prices in the short-term are the grid utility fees. And digital solutions offer the most significant leverage to bring them down, writes Christian Chuboda.

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A new era: The digitalisation of Europe’s energy system

By |december 8th, 2017|distributed generation, electricity market, Energy Union, News, power grids, Renewable Energy, smart homes, Smart meters|

The clean energy transition requires first and foremost bridging energy and digital economy. The single energy market and the digital single market must go hand-in-hand, argues Dominique Ristori.

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ENTSO-E chief: Power grids have to remain ‘neutral’ from commercial activity

By |december 4th, 2017|distributed generation, Electricity Market Directive, energy distribution, News, power grids, power transmision|

As private energy companies increasingly get involved in local electricity distribution networks, European regulators will have to do their job and ensure that grid operators are properly isolated from commercial activity, argues Laurent Schmitt.

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EU power utility boss: ‘Coal is finished, the hard question now is gas’

By |oktober 4th, 2017|batteries, coal, coal phase-out, demand response, distributed generation, electric vehicles, electrification, Gas, natural gas, News, P2P applications|

Apart from Poland, there are no plans to build new coal-fired power plants in Europe, says Francesco Starace. The hard question today is instead who will build a new gas power plant. “Many companies are not doing that either,” he told EURACTIV in an interview.

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