Tokyo’s main power company is using blockchain distributed ledger technology to assess how customers on its new renewable energy tariffs could use solar, batteries and electric vehicles to trade energy via the grid.
SPONSORED: As software takes on a greater importance in the roll-out and utilisation of PV, SolarEdge's Lior Handelsman discusses how best to harness it to ensure the opportunities on offer can be captured.
Huawei's Matthias Wagner speaks to PV Tech at Intersolar 2017 about the changing trends in PV, the growing role for data management and the impact this has on the wider grid. In particular, the ability of smart solar to defer costly grid expansion investment.
Reporting | The growing range of stakeholders in the solar business, from the owners of small rooftop systems to pension funds, require timely and adequate information on asset performance,
but to varying levels of detail. Edmée Kelsey looks at how the industry is rising to the increasingly onerous reporting challenge
The US Department of Energy SunShot Initiative’s Orange Button programme kicks off today and tomorrow in San Francisco with the first face-to-face meetings of the initiative, which aims to establish unified datasets in an effort to reduce financing costs across the industry.
The unsung hero in the grid revolution is the data that enables new technology and provides more control of an increasingly complex system. Andy Colthorpe explores the growing role for Big Data in energy networks.