Latest News

Enel the only utility in the top 50 of Fortune’s Change the World List

Enel the only utility in the top 50 of Fortune’s Change the World List Enel is changing the world. Recognition has arrived now also from Fortune, the prestigious American economics magazine that has included our Group in its Change the World list, the only utility and the only Italian company among the top 50 businesses improving life on our planet from a social and environmental point of view through activities that are part of the Group’s core business strategy. The top 50 companies were...

read more

Award-Winning Microgrid in Brooklyn “REVolutionizes” the Electricity Market

Award-Winning Microgrid in Brooklyn “REVolutionizes” the Electricity Market Published August 30, 2017 by Cleantechnia Earlier this year, a first-of-its-kind microgrid was commissioned at the Marcus Garvey Apartment complex in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood in New York City. Like many microgrid projects, it combined renewable energy (in this case, solar PV) with battery storage, as well as a fuel cell. It’s connected to the grid and provides multiple local benefits, including clean energy...

read more

Brooklyn’s social housing microgrid rewrites relationships with utility companies

Microgrids, promising energy self-reliance for communities, are growing in popularity as they become more affordable. Originally published on The Guardian, Thursday, August 17, 2017. Residents of a social housing complex in Brooklyn, New York, can’t stop another tempest like Superstorm Sandy from crashing through their city, but they can feel secure that it won’t cause a power cut. In June, the 625-unit Marcus Garvey Village cut the ribbon on its very own microgrid, a localised network of...

read more

A Small-Scale Power Solution Could Pay Big Dividends Across the U.S.

A Small-Scale Power Solution Could Pay Big Dividends Across the U.S. TIME MAGAZINE, August 9, 2017 – The Brooklyn waterfront had all the trappings of a Formula One Grand Prix on a recent weekend, with high-performance racers taking tight corners at speeds up to 140 m.p.h. But rather than running on gas, these 20 supercharged Formula E cars and the surrounding venue were largely powered by renewable sources of electricity. Such a feat was made possible by the installation of a tiny power...

read more

Demand Energy Wins 2017 ESNA Innovation Award for Pioneering New York City Microgrid Project

Demand Energy Wins 2017 ESNA Innovation Award for Pioneering New York City Microgrid Project San Diego, CA – August 10, 2017 – Demand Energy, an Enel Group subsidiary, today announced that one of its flagship projects, the Marcus Garvey Apartments solar PV + energy storage microgrid in New York City, won the prestigious ESNA Innovation Award for Distributed Storage, given at this year’s Energy Storage North America event. The Marcus Garvey Apartments Solar + Storage Microgrid is New York...

read more

Enel chief forecasts green revolution to charge ahead

Enel chief forecasts green revolution to charge ahead Francesco Starace says renewable power will be cheapest way to produce electricity Renewable power is becoming the “cheapest and most convenient way of producing electricity” and battery technology will gradually reduce the importance of natural gas to energy security, according to the head of Europe’s largest power company by market capitalisation. Francesco Starace, chief executive of Enel of Italy, said it was “obvious” that renewables...

read more

Demand Energy one of eight finalists for ESNA Innovation Award

VOTE TODAY for Demand Energy to win the ESNA Innovation Award. Demand Energy’s solar + storage + fuel cell microgrid at Marcus Garvey is one of eight project finalists selected based on the project’s impact on the energy storage ecosystem, services supplied to customers and the grid, and unique technology application. The 5th annual Energy Storage North America Innovation Awards recognize excellence and impact in energy storage project development. VOTE FOR DEMAND ENERGY...

read more

Digitalization — the cornerstone of the future energy system

POLITICO, June 1, 2017 via Enel SPONSORED CONTENT Digitalization — the cornerstone of the future energy system With electricity set to play a primary role in the decarbonization of Europe’s energy supply, the digitization of our assets, processes and operations is a key priority for the EU.   But this is not a new concept. Smart meters were initially developed mainly to increase efficiency in network operations, but their role has broadened. They now represent the cornerstone of the...

read more

Safety first: A microgrid project in Brooklyn tackles lithium-ion fire fears

Utility Dive, May 2, 2017 Fire code issues have hampered energy storage development in NYC, but progress is being made Construction has begun on a landmark microgrid project in New York City. The project, at Marcus Garvey Village, a mixed-income apartment complex in the borough of Brooklyn, is not significant for its size, but for the fact that it includes a 300 kW, 1.2 MWh behind-the-meter lithium-ion battery. “It is a step in the right direction,” said Lt. Paul Rogers, who is with the Fire...

read more

Demand Energy Hires Jeff Damron as VP of Sales

Demand Energy Hires Jeff Damron as VP of Sales Company moving aggressively to scale up business development and reach new markets New York, NY – May 2, 2017 – Demand Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Enel Green Power North America, Inc., today announced that Jeff Damron, an accomplished energy industry professional with more than 20 years of experience, has been hired as Vice President of Sales. His previous roles include seven years in energy storage sales and business development, as well...

read more
Bitnami