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NERC: Summer Grid Outlook Improved But Still Vulnerable to Extreme Weather, Demand Growth Spikes

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 16 May 2024 20:01:56 +0000

All regions across the bulk power system (BPS) are generally prepared to meet resource adequacy criteria to meet normal peak demand this summer, but ongoing concerns about extreme weather events, […]

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NERC’s 2024 Summer Reliability Assessment (SRA) finds that a large part of North America remains at risk of supply shortfalls, while other areas show reduced risk due to resource additions. Expected wide-area heat events that affect generation, wind output, or transmission systems coupled with demand growth in some areas are contributing to adequacy risks for resources and transmission. All areas are assessed to have adequate supply for normal peak load due, in large part, to a record 25 GW of additional solar capacity added since last year. However, energy risks are growing in several areas when solar, wind, and hydro output are low. Courtesy: NERC


World’s Largest Concrete Thermal Energy Storage Pilot Successfully Tested

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 16 May 2024 13:48:31 +0000

EPRI, in collaboration with Southern Company and Storworks, has recently completed testing of a pilot concrete thermal energy storage (CTES) system at Alabama Power’s Ernest C. Gaston Electric Generating plant […]

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America Exceeds Five Million Solar Installations Nationwide

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 16 May 2024 12:15:44 +0000

The U.S. has officially exceeded five million solar installations, marking a significant achievement in the nation’s clean energy transition. This milestone comes just eight years after the U.S. reached one […]

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Borehole Battery: A Promising Solution for Energy Storage

Credit to Author: Phil Cruver| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 18:03:51 +0000

For more than a century, fossil fuel companies have drilled oil and gas wells to increase the production, consumption, and export of fossil fuels. These wells are often abandoned once […]

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BESS Failures: Study Identifies Opportunities for Battery Analytics to Prevent Incidents

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 17:08:49 +0000

TWAICE, a Germany-based provider of battery analytics software, along with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have published a joint study analyzing the […]

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Clean Energy Group Receives Financing for New York Community Solar Project

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 16:41:41 +0000

A company that supports solar power and battery energy storage systems (BESS) is part of a project that will support a portfolio of community solar projects across the state of […]

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PG&E Recognized for Remote Grid Program

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 18:57:51 +0000

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) and its remote grid program received an honorable mention in the Energy category of Fast Company’s 2024 World Changing Ideas Awards. Winners were announced […]

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Siemens Collaborating With Kontrolmatik, Pomega on Battery Engineering

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 15:11:49 +0000

The market for customizable, scalable, turnkey energy storage solutions continues to evolve, as companies look at providing systems that will work from an individual application level all the way to […]

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The POWER Interview: Pumped Storage Project Brings Renewable Energy to Former Coal Mining Site

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 13:03:54 +0000

A pumped storage project in Kentucky is being touted as a model example of how land that once was the site of a coal mine can be repurposed for a […]

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