Offering hybrid energy systems to C&I customers – a solution also for East African utilities?

Sydney-based AGL has announced plans to partner with Finland’s Wärtsilä to develop systems for commercial and industrial customers who have paired renewables with behind-the-meter and off-grid technologies, as Australia’s biggest energy retailer seeks to distance itself from its reputation as the nation’s biggest climate polluter.

The two companies will provide “innovative systems” that integrate solar, wind, battery storage and gas-firming technologies. Wärtsilä Energy President Sushil Purohit said that intelligent energy-management software and balancing engine power plants will also be needed to support the integration of renewables into power systems in ways that maintain system flexibility, network stability and energy security.

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