Management of distributed energy resources | CRA Notice


With its American subsidiary, Mitsubishi Power Products, Inc. (MEPPI), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire British company Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS). SGS is one of the world’s leading providers of Distributed Energy Resource Management (DERM) software for electric utilities and DER operators.

Power grid operators around the world are faced with an increasingly complex mix of new decentralized energy sources and clean energy resources.

Smarter Grid Solutions’ enterprise energy management software products are used to manage power grids and energy systems market participation with high volumes of distributed, clean and flexible energy assets. SGS customers use its DER Management System (DERMS) products to integrate DER into markets and networks to provide grid capacity management, flexible interconnection, virtual power plant, micro-grid, operations fleet energy assets, energy as a service (EaaS) and local energy applications.

The acquisition is expected to be finalized in the coming weeks. Upon closing, SGS will continue to operate in Glasgow, Scotland, and report to Mitsubishi Electric Corporation’s subsidiary, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.