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24 04, 2019

Peer to peer energy

2019-04-24T13:36:19+01:00

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, […]

Peer to peer energy2019-04-24T13:36:19+01:00
20 04, 2019

Understanding the world of electricity trading

2019-04-20T18:21:36+01:00

The wholesale energy markets has a difference with the traditional financial markets and the basic way to understand the difference between them is by grasping the nature of trading electricity and comparing them to financial assets just like equities, bonds and also commodities. The difference that is most important and […]

Understanding the world of electricity trading2019-04-20T18:21:36+01:00
15 04, 2019

Why is blockchain so important in the energy market

2019-04-15T07:23:59+01:00

Blockchain technology is one that has many potentials for the energy market. This is because of the many opportunities it opens up the market to. Blockchain technology is a distributed ledger technology; this simply implies that it is a list of records albeit a secure and rapidly expanding […]

Why is blockchain so important in the energy market2019-04-15T07:23:59+01:00
10 04, 2019

The Rise of Electric Vehicles

2019-04-10T09:54:20+01:00

The demand for electric vehicles has been on a steady incline over the past couple of years. And it does not look like it will stop soon especially with emission regulations tightening all over the world.

Electric vehicles are vehicles that are powered by electricity instead of gasoline. Electric vehicles rely […]

The Rise of Electric Vehicles2019-04-10T09:54:20+01:00
6 04, 2019

Bridge HORIZON 2020: Part 1

2019-04-06T15:50:24+01:00

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. […]

Bridge HORIZON 2020: Part 12019-04-06T15:50:24+01:00
27 03, 2019

Energy conservation

2019-03-27T10:56:40+01:00

Energy bills are some of the easiest ways to save money. This is because with little tweaks here and there, you can reduce the amount of energy you consume and by extension, the money you spend on them. Apart of saving, another reason to conserve energy is to protect the […]

Energy conservation2019-03-27T10:56:40+01:00
19 03, 2019

Japan implementing HEMS in all households by 2030

2019-03-19T17:01:05+01:00

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 […]

Japan implementing HEMS in all households by 20302019-03-19T17:01:05+01:00
15 03, 2019

Green cities for better climate

2019-03-15T09:05:22+01:00

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 […]

Green cities for better climate2019-03-15T09:05:22+01:00
12 03, 2019

What you need to know about Photovoltaic Power Plant

2019-03-12T16:26:13+01:00

A photovoltaic power plant refers to a power plant that is primarily made up of photovoltaic modules and an inverter. These photovoltaic modules (or panels) are involved in the process of converting radiation from the sun into electrical energy of direct current (DC). The inverter is basically the […]

What you need to know about Photovoltaic Power Plant2019-03-12T16:26:13+01:00
25 02, 2019

Advantages of green buildings

2019-02-25T16:47:03+01:00

The term green building refers to a building that is designed and built in such a way as to minimize (or totally eliminate) every negative effect it could have on the environment while at the same time increasing the positive effects possible. Green buildings are built with the aim of […]

Advantages of green buildings2019-02-25T16:47:03+01:00