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Peer to peer energy

With the increment in availability of solar panels, people who, prior to now only consumed electricity now have the ability to create and supply the same. For these people, who both consume, and produce electricity, the term, prosumer has been coined. This is a marriage of the words, producer and consumer. For communities with several prosumers, P2P energy promises to change the landscape and greatly improve how things are done. As an analogy, consider a woman named Jane who lives in a 3-bedroom apartment and manufactures her own electricity via solar panels on the roof of her home. She is what you would refer to as a prosumer who, when she has more energy than she can consume, sells the left over to the grid. However, due to several irregularities and inefficiencies in the process of selling her surplus as well as the presence of intermediaries (middlemen), she is not [...]

April 24th, 2019|Tags: , , |
604, 2019

Bridge HORIZON 2020: Part 1

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BRIDGE is a cooperation group involving 36 Low Carbon Energy (LCE) Smart-Grid and Energy Storage projects and it is funded under the Horizon 2020 program over the last four years (2014-2017). This cooperation aims to foster the exchange of information, experience, knowledge and best practices among its members. One of [...]

1903, 2019

Japan implementing HEMS in all households by 2030

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In 2011, Japan experienced a nuclear disaster related to their power generation. This was at Fukushima. This incident led to the Japanese Cabinet giving a nod to a new energy policy aimed at turning Japanese buildings to zero-energy buildings. The policy looks to turn all newly-constructed buildings to zero-energy by [...]

1503, 2019

Green cities for better climate

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Green cities are cities that are trying human actions that lead to climate change. These cities attempt to live in a sustainable way such that the needs of the present inhabitants are met without that of possible future inhabitants being placed in jeopardy. Green cities are also referred to as [...]