Power Industry Disrupters: Gas, Renewables, and Storage

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000

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The power industry is experiencing significant changes. Natural gas, wind, solar, and battery storage seem to be the wave of the future. What’s compelling the transformation? Some people point to

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6 Takeaways from POWERGEN International 2019

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 12:51:54 +0000

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The POWERGEN International exhibition and summit—one of the world’s largest power-industry events with more than 750 exhibitors—was held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov. 19–21, 2019. POWER was there (Figure 1) to connect with leaders from the industry and report on the latest news from the show. Hot topics […]

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Western Australia Utility Removing Poles & Wires In Renewable Energy Transition

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2019 19:25:19 +0000

stand-alone solar Western AustraliaUtility companies and grid operators in Western Australia are taking down poles and wires and replacing them with standalone systems that use solar panels, inverters, and batteries to create local microgrids.

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California’s Largest Battery Storage Installation to Be Installed in Mojave Desert

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 09:09:53 +0000

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On May 16, 2019, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and Glendale Water and Power, through the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA), received SCPPA’s approval on agreements with 8minute Solar Energy (8mSE) for the installation of a 300-MW/1,200-MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) located at 8mSE’s Eland Solar and Storage Center. […]

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How Nevada Is Leading the Renewable Energy and Battery Storage Charge [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 17:54:34 +0000

Renewable energy and battery storage are hot topics in the U.S. today. Lawmakers throughout the country debated various new energy policies during the 2019 legislative session. Nevada is among the states leading the way forward. Several new laws were passed in the state that will affect power companies and consumers for years to come. Curt […]

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The POWER Interview: New Directions for Aeroderivative Gas Turbines at PWPS 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:08:49 +0000

In a recent interview, Raul Pereda, president and CEO of PW Power Systems (PWPS), talked to POWER about the company’s long legacy as a gas turbine manufacturer, advancements in technology it has achieved over the past 60 years, and new applications for its turbines within a transitioning energy system.  No one can read a history […]

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DOE, Lawmakers Looking at Energy Storage R&D, Funding

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:23:54 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and members of Congress are looking at legislation concerning research and regulation of energy storage. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), who chairs the Energy and Natural Resources committee, on July 9 said there is bipartisan interest in combining a handful of bills on energy storage, dealing with research and development […]

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