Posts tagged as Micro-grid

Co-operation to develop sophisticated smart-grid technologies

  Huawei and Eskom are set to co-operate in the development of sophisticated smart-grid technologies. The two companies announced recently that a joint innovation centre at Huawei’s OpenLab will be launched for the development of smart grid innovations. This was announced at Huawei’s fifth Power Summit in Cape Town recently where digital transformation, intelligent power […]

An energy mix that prioritises renewables

  Generating renewable energy at utility scale and making it baseload-ready is a technical feat which, as I saw on Day 1, is achievable on a project level. Making renewable energy viable as a baseload option and finding an optimal mix is another feat altogether. Pierre Potgieter, assistant editor at EE Publishers, is on a […]

The grid-connected microgrid: local network of the future?

  The microgrid had its origin in off-grid applications which comprised of several generation sources, having all the features of smart grid was able to balance supply and demand. The development of advanced microgrid controllers has facilitated connection of microgrids to the main grid and lead to an increase in possible applications of grid tied […]