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District Energy and the Industrial IoT: Benefits of a Connected System

Summary This presentation will demystify the Industrial Internet of Things, explain the concept of a "platform" and show how connected systems benefit the District Energy industry. We will explore the use of data to provide various stakeholders with actionable information to drive visibility,...

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Innovation, ingenuity and new smart energy systems

Steve Hodgson, Decentralized Energy Summary In many parts of the world, electricity systems have already moved some way from centralized systems that simply distributed power one way from large and remote generating stations, through transmission and distribution grids to consumers. But new,...


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Was 2017 the Year Global Energy Giants Went All-In on the Distributed Energy Revolution?

Jeff St. John, Greentech Media Summary It's been an interesting year for mergers and acquisitions in the distributed energy space, with some unexpected developments. We haven't seen the same massive M&A deals of years past, such as GE’s purchase of Alstom or Honeywell’s acquisition of...


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Warning of DER contributing to two tier energy system in Australia

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy August 1, 2017 Summary A report by the Australian Council of Social Service has pointed to the negative influence of decentralized energy sources on the country’s household bills. The Guardian reports that the service in conjunction with the...


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Gas plant makers embrace batteries with hybrid machines

Peter Maloney, SmartCities Dive July 26, 2017 Summary New offerings from turbine manufacturers are blurring the line in the debate about whether or not an energy storage facility can replace gas-fired peaking plants. Earlier this month, Wartsila signed a memorandum of understanding with...



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Distributed Energy Poised for ‘Explosive Growth’ on the US Grid

Jeff St. John, Greentech Media Summary Distributed energy resources are poised for “explosive growth” across the United States over the next five years. U.S. utilities “need to change, and are slowly changing,” how they plan, operate and maintain their distribution grids to adapt. That’s how...


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When “Green” Turns to Gold

Dominick Brook and Akshay Honnatti, Area Development Summary Companies are setting increasingly ambitious goals in their environmental efforts. It is a shift driven by investor and stakeholder demands for environmental sustainability and social responsibility, as well as governmental...