EDF ENR, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, has launched a collective self-consumption product targeting joint-ownership associations, housing associations and vertical housing, that wish to produce their own electricity.
The combination of rapidly evolving technologies and the trend towards decentralisation is demanding increasingly sophisticated commercial models. Simon Göß looks at some of the emerging solutions and considers the place of blockchain technology in tomorrow’s energy system.
The decreasing cost of distributed generation and storage technologies is changing the way value is created in the energy sector, according to a new report launched by SolarPower Europe in Brussels today.
The World Bank has approved a US$625 million loan for the Indian government’s grid-connected rooftop solar PV programme, along with a co-financing loan of US$120 million on concessional terms and a US$5 million grant from Climate Investment Fund’s (CIF) Clean Technology Fund.