A Warmer Planet Brings Cold To Texas & Creates Challenges For Grid Operators

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 18:05:43 +0000

Texas is freezing. That’s a problem for ERCOT, the organization that manages the utility grid in much of the Lone Star state. The record low temperatures led many Texans to plug in their portable electric heaters to stay warm. That, in turn, made the demand for electricity higher than expected. And just as demand spiked, […]

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Nanogrid Could Hold Key to Clean Energy Future

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 05:11:00 +0000

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The Orlando Utilities Commission’s (OUC’s) vision of a green energy future isn’t as far off as some people may think. The utility’s nanogrid is providing a testing ground for several innovative power

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Vistra Energizes Massive 1.2-GWh Battery System at California Gas Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:04:56 +0000

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Vistra Energy, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has begun operating a 300-MW/1,200-MWh lithium-ion battery storage system on its 1,020-MW combined cycle gas turbine Moss Landing power plant site in Monterey County, California. The battery storage system is the largest of its type in the world in terms of size and scale, and it towers over […]

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Vistra Energizes Massive 1.2-GWh Battery System at California Gas Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:04:56 +0000

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Vistra Energy, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has begun operating a 300-MW/1,200-MWh lithium-ion battery storage system on its 1,020-MW combined cycle gas turbine Moss Landing power plant site in Monterey County, California. The battery storage system is the largest of its type in the world in terms of size and scale, and it towers over […]

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A Look at the Year Ahead and How Microgrids Are Shaping the Power Industry

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 17:28:51 +0000

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2020 was a transformative year for the power sector, underlining both new challenges and potential opportunities. We not only saw how severe weather event threats, such as the wildfires and public safety power shutoffs in California, continued to illustrate the fragility of our existing centralized electric distribution system, but we simultaneously experienced the struggle of […]

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The POWER Interview: Financial Benefits of Energy Storage

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 16:31:16 +0000

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Speakers at POWER’s recent Distributed Energy Experience were unanimous in their agreement that energy storage is a game-changing technology for the power generation sector. Storage provides for more reliability and resilience, and already is proving its importance to supporting the growth of solar and wind power. Utilities are incorporating storage into their generation portfolios. It […]

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The POWER Interview: Financial Benefits of Energy Storage

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 16:31:16 +0000

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Speakers at POWER’s recent Distributed Energy Experience were unanimous in their agreement that energy storage is a game-changing technology for the power generation sector. Storage provides for more reliability and resilience, and already is proving its importance to supporting the growth of solar and wind power. Utilities are incorporating storage into their generation portfolios. It […]

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Analysts: Storage a Matter of Dollars and Sense

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 05:13:00 +0000

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More developers are adding energy storage to their power generation plans as they recognize how the technology improves a project’s economics. Solar and wind power project developers are recognizing the

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Analysts: Storage a Matter of Dollars and Sense

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 05:13:00 +0000

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More developers are adding energy storage to their power generation plans as they recognize how the technology improves a project’s economics. Solar and wind power project developers are recognizing the

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