Distributed generation

Distributed generation, also distributed energy, on-site generation (OSG) or district/decentralized energy is generated or stored by a variety of small, grid-connected devices referred to as distributed energy resources (DER) or distributed energy resource systems.

See also: Decentralised energy

See also: Renewable energy

 

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Sainsbury's commits to 100% LED lighting by 2020

Sainsbury's has become the first supermarket in the UK to make a commitment to switch to 100% LED lighting by 2020.

Microbusinesses will only need to provide two relevant pieces of information – a postcode and rate of consumption – to get a personalised quote

Business leaders welcome new energy rules

Private sector bosses have welcomed the introduction of new energy measures for microbusinesses, which come into force today (26 June).