Dynamic Flexible Interconnection Options for DER

Blog posts   •   Jul 06, 2020 19:41 BST

​We welcome the ongoing NREL and EPRI ‘Distributed Generation Integration Collaborative’ which has recently published and shared results of their work on dynamic flexible interconnection options for distributed PV. SGS is pleased to have contributed from our experiences of delivering flexible interconnection to utility and energy asset operating customers in the US and UK.

Smarter Grid Solutions to deliver advanced network management system for SP Energy Networks in England, Scotland and Wales

Press releases   •   Jun 08, 2020 10:03 BST

​Great Britain’s target of slashing its carbon dioxide emissions to net zero by 2050 is taking a major step forward thanks to software designed by Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS).

Smarter Grid Solutions finalizes five solutions for flexible solar interconnection to utility grids

Press releases   •   May 21, 2020 15:13 BST

Clean energy software firm Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) has developed five methods that could double the capacity available for solar panels and other distributed energy resources (DERs) to connect to individual electricity substations.

Smarter Grid Solutions launches ANM Strata 3.0 to accelerate the net-zero carbon transition

Press releases   •   Apr 01, 2020 16:53 BST

​The release of ANM Strata 3.0, Smarter Grid Solutions’ third generation DERMS, moves power companies a step closer to being able to monitor and manage tens of thousands of distributed energy resources (DER) simultaneously.

Implementing a Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS): Lessons learned

Blog posts   •   Mar 09, 2020 09:47 GMT

​Having implemented the flexible interconnection of over 400MW, I believe that Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) has added more autonomously controlled Distributed Energy Resources (DER) to the grid than most. Here are a few lessons, some after much difficulty, that we’ve learned along the way which may be of help if you are purchasing and deploying DERMS.

Grid trials of fault level management software will boost renewables and battery storage connections

Press releases   •   Feb 25, 2020 12:43 GMT

Who is best placed to manage electricity system flexibility?

Blog posts   •   Feb 18, 2020 11:29 GMT

Reflecting on the 9th August blackout and its impact on RIIO-ED2.

Blog posts   •   Feb 13, 2020 14:45 GMT

​As the dust settles after the 9 August 2019 blackout that affected around 1 million UK customers, we thought it worth reflecting more specifically on the implications for the UK’s Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) as they begin preparations for their next regulatory settlement, RIIO-ED2.

SP Energy Networks reveals world leading fault level management technology to revolutionise renewables and battery storage connections

Press releases   •   Feb 12, 2020 12:32 GMT

The prototype Real Time Fault Level Monitors help SP Energy Networks actively manage its network by measuring and managing the fault level of electric power supply in real time. The trials are currently taking place in substations across Chester, Warrington and Liverpool.

Leading DER management solution that could offer hundreds of millions of dollars of savings showcased at DTECH2020

Press releases   •   Jan 29, 2020 16:11 GMT

​Projects that could save energy customers hundreds of millions of dollars will be put center stage at this week’s DistribuTech 2020 (DTECH) convention by technology company Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) and electricity distributor UK Power Networks.

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About Smarter Grid Solutions

Smart Grid Solutions specialises in Active Network Management (ANM). ANM uses real-time controls to enable distributed and renewable resources to connect to the grid.

We deliver products and services that enable utilities and developers to integrate Distributed Energy Resources (DER). We provide world-leading Active Network Management (ANM) products, planning tools and a range of consultancy and engineering services.

Our technology is unique and we are the only provider of ANM that combines real-time, autonomous and deterministic control. The products we offer are transforming the utilisation and resilience of the grid.


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