What is DER and why is it gaining in popularity?

The take up of Distributed Energy Resources, or DER, is evolving rapidly. The Electricity Network Transformation Roadmap (ENTR), a joint publication by Energy Networks Australia and the CSIRO, projected that…

Blockchain helping farmers to trade energy

A trial using blockchain to establish a ‘virtual microgrid’ has kicked off in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The project will see excess electricity generated from distributed energy resources (DER) by farmers…