11 Energy-Related Inventions From Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Get More Funding

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 11:00:22 +0000

$9.6 million in federal and industry-matched funding will advance research projects

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Bringing Batteries to the Helm of Grid Services

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 09:00:19 +0000

Promises of India’s Draft Ancillary Services Regulations

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Can We Trust Our Power Plants to Keep Us Cool During Dangerous Heat?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 01:00:55 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By John Rogers, Energy Campaign Analytic Lead In the face of this week’s astonishing temperatures, reliable electricity and the air conditioning it powers have often been the only thing keeping dangerous, even deadly heat at bay. But how do different types of power plants actually stand up […]

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Power Outages in New Mexico: Why Now & How to Stay Safe

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2021 21:17:21 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Noah Long Hot days and climate-fueled disasters are the times we need reliable power the most, yet all too often, that’s when we experience blackouts. Keep reading to learn about why New Mexico is experiencing blackouts, how to prepare and protect your family, and what your elected officials can […]

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Money Makes the Power and Energy Sectors Go ‘Round

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:38:45 +0000

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If you’ve seen the musical “Cabaret,” you know that “money makes the world go ‘round” in a variety of ways. While it may not indeed make the power and energy sectors “go ‘round,” money does

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ERCOT Is Having Problems With Electricity In Texas Again, And Summer Has Only Begun

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 00:02:15 +0000

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) isn’t so reliable these days, and it recently announced that it has some tight grid conditions due to many forced generation outages. During the winter storm that froze most of the Deep South, Texas Governor Greg Abbott claimed that frozen wind turbines were the cause of ERCOT’s mass […]

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Why Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings Feature Prominently in Joe Biden’s Plans

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sat, 05 Jun 2021 02:31:15 +0000

Originally published on RMI.org. By John Matson The White House on May 17 announced a slate of new programs aimed at integrating US buildings into the clean energy economy. The initiatives include electrification programs for existing homes, workforce training for next-generation jobs in the buildings sector, and efforts to increase the adoption of efficient electric heat pumps […]

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Flexible Loads & Renewable Energy Work Together in a Highly Electrified Future

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 27 May 2021 02:48:18 +0000

Multiyear Electrification Futures Study Concludes With First-of-Its-Kind National-Scale Modeling of Power Systems with Widespread Electrification, Demand-Side Flexibility, and High Renewable Energy

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Grid Storage Winners Part 2: How Much Of Which Storage By When?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 11:30:43 +0000

Through 2060, pumped hydro storage will maintain its grid dominance, but redox flow technologies, lithium ion and many also-rans will deliver 3.6 TW.

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Elon Musk’s Recipe To Power The World With Renewables, Part 2 (Local Solar + Storage)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 23:42:46 +0000

In a previous article, I covered a recipe Elon Musk gave us for powering the world with renewables. He gave the overall plan, but obviously couldn’t give full details on the plan at the local level. During another part of the Q1 earnings call, he gave a lot more detail on how the local level […]

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