Virtual Power Plants: Addressing Platform Integration, Customer Education & Business Models
Distributed energy resources (DERs) have proliferated due to technological advancements, reducing costs and the increasing pressure to reduce overall carbon emissions. While electrical grids around... Read More
5 reasons why C&I virtual power plants are better than residential ones
In the last few years we have seen a large number of residential virtual power plants (VPP’s) either being established or in the process of... Read More
How Can Energy Storage Systems Reduce Investment Expenditure for TSOs/DSOs?
Our demand for energy continues to grow – and while generation has kept up with demand, infrastructure improvements have lagged behind. Bringing grid infrastructure to... Read More
South Australian Virtual Power Plant could be 30% cheaper than grid power, says report
Tesla and the South Australian government announced in early February that they were planning the largest “virtual power plant” (VPP) in the world. The VPP... Read More
Could post-disaster battery demand increase impact utilities?
Thousands of Floridians sheltered in 115 schools powered by solar-plus-storage in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, able to charge their mobile phones to call their... Read More
250 MW/650 MWh Virtual Power Plant to be built in South Australia from 50,000 homes
Tesla and South Australia continue to deepen their love affair. After the initial successes of Tesla’s 100 MW battery storage system, built to respond to... Read More
How will virtual power plant trial fare in Ireland?
Dingle, a small town in Ireland, will be the testing ground for the country’s first virtual power plant. Twenty homes are to be equipped with... Read More