G99 will Increase Grid Connection Complexity

G99 will Increase Grid Connection Complexity

As of the 26th April, the Energy Network Association (ENA) G59 regulatory standard for distributed generation connections, will be replaced with G99.

Whilst many things remain the same, we think something to note on the new application is the much-improved ability to capture more diverse information on projects.

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Do you need another 2 BREEAM points for your commercial building project?

Do you need another 2 BREEAM points for your commercial building project?

Are you in the building services / M&E industry and wondering how you can help your clients to achieve BREEAM excellent for the best value?

One of the key areas that pushes client projects over the line is their ability to provide real-time energy monitoring for their clients via a web-enabled or on-site dashboard which facilitates analysis at both the main meter and sub-meter level.

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BEIS Changes Export Tariff

BEIS Changes Export Tariff

So, the UK Government has announced that they are going to revoke the export payment from March 2019.

You can find the Government’s response here https://tinyurl.com/ycnyo77n or a short article from the Solar Power Portal here https://tinyurl.com/ybst5z6w.

The industry is up in arms, which seems to be the simple response to a more complex scenario.

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IPPC & Coral reefs

IPPC & Coral reefs

This week the IPCC released their report highlighting the science and required actions to achieve the Paris Agreement’s target of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C, and the key impact differential between 1.5°C and 2°C. Suffice to say the global community needs to take note that the difference of 0.5°C could have catastrophic effects. For example, coral reefs would be impacted by a 70-90% loss at 1.5°C warming, which is bad enough, but at 2°C the loss would be greater than 99% (i.e. there will almost be no coral reefs left). There are many other examples like this, detailed within the report ‘Global Warming of 1.5°C’ (http://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/).

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Energy Asset Risk Management - Part 2 of 2

Energy Asset Risk Management - Part 2 of 2

Energy asset risk management is critical. Using the health analytics approach in the previous blog, we looked at some of the key analogies and why they make sense. In this next part of the blog we’re going to look at some examples of the actual issues to be aware. Plus, we’ll look at how real-time monitoring & analytics of these key factors can lead to lower asset failures, reduced degradation levels and longer capital lives. Overall this will lead to lower costs through risk mitigation.

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Energy Asset Risk Management - Part 1 of 2

Energy Asset Risk Management - Part 1 of 2

Electrical Asset Risk Management & the Health Analogy
The emergence of “wearable technology” for the health & fitness market has grown hugely over the last few years. Fit Bit, Apple & others are tapping into the knowledge that a real-time understanding of your key health statistics will help to drive proactive and iterative actions to ensure longevity of health as well as lower health insurance costs and other financial benefits from better health.

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Argand's Company Film - The Story Behind It

Argand's Company Film - The Story Behind It

Like many businesses, we have a great story to tell; drive, innovation and opportunity are all keys words within our narrative, and we know that video is an engaging way to get that across, but when it comes to the nitty gritty, well like just about everything else, the more you get into the process the more you realise that it’s not so easy to paint that picture.

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GridGEM enables Zero Export Limit on Solar PV Project to Go Ahead at DPD

GridGEM enables Zero Export Limit on Solar PV Project to Go Ahead at DPD

GridGEM Enables Zero Export Limitation Solution at DPD

 Overview: DPD require zero export limitation solution – Argand Solutions worked closely with a renewable energy EPC provider to supply DPD (www.dpd.co.uk) with an integrated 450kWp solar PV zero export limitation solution at their head office in Hinckley Birmingham to help reduce costs at their large distribution centre.

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