Jason Deign

Jason Deign is a Spain-based journalist specializing in energy and sustainability. In 2012, he founded Energy Storage Report, one of the first publications dedicated to the energy storage market. In 2020, he appeared on Tyto Tech’s 500 Power List of the most influential people in the U.K. technology sector, ranking second within cleantech.

Jason Deign is a contributing writer to Latitude Media.
A power plant

Unpacking UAMPS’ plan to replace NuScale’s low-carbon power

Gas will make up part of the generation shortfall that the Mountain West power group faces after canceling its small modular reactor project.

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Jan 26, 2024
A cluster of people stand next to a microgrid testing site at the Idaho National Laboratory.
Analysis
Grid edge

Can this city’s microgrid plan skirt the traditional utility model?

The city of Ann Arbor wants to decarbonize its own way.

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Jan 18, 2024
A minigrid in rural India
Analysis
Grid edge
AI

Why Husk Power believes AI is key to electrifying rural communities

The world’s biggest minigrid developer said it won’t be able to scale up in Africa without artificial intelligence.

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Jan 10, 2024
A researcher stands at a low-voltage control system as a part of a microgrid laboratory
Analysis
Grid edge

The rise of microgrid standardization

In 2024, a growing group of developers seeks to cut costs and deployment times while adding new elements to the project mix.

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Jan 5, 2024
Natural gas flaring
News
AI

New methane commitments spell growth for detection start-ups

Post-COP, things are about to get busy for the sector, which is increasingly beginning to rely on automation and AI.

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Dec 7, 2023
A Wärtsilä technician checks equipment installed at Clearway Daggett 3 Solar Power + Battery Energy Storage System

Storage developers predict more growth as battery costs fall again

The downward price trend in the battery sector could help unlock new markets.

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Dec 1, 2023
A homeowner installs a smart thermostat.

Lifting the lid on AutoGrid’s Puget Sound Energy project

AutoGrid claims its turnkey virtual power plant model makes it easier to get projects going.

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Nov 20, 2023