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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A Reactive Solution to Renewables’ Growth on the Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 05:13:00 +0000

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Electricity transmission network operators are being tasked with adding more renewable energy resources to the power grid. The use of static VAR compensators (SVCs) is growing as a means to control voltage

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A Reactive Solution to Renewables’ Growth on the Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 05:13:00 +0000

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Electricity transmission network operators are being tasked with adding more renewable energy resources to the power grid. The use of static VAR compensators (SVCs) is growing as a means to control voltage

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Experience POWER: Event Expands and Evolves with New Name

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 05:08:00 +0000

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When the World Health Organization published news on Jan. 5, 2020, about cases of “pneumonia of unknown etiology” detected in Wuhan City, China, few people began stocking up on toilet paper or canceled

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Experience POWER: Event Expands and Evolves with New Name

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 05:08:00 +0000

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When the World Health Organization published news on Jan. 5, 2020, about cases of “pneumonia of unknown etiology” detected in Wuhan City, China, few people began stocking up on toilet paper or canceled

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12 Big Power Stories You May Have Missed in 2020

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020 14:32:41 +0000

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With COVID-19 filling the news throughout 2020, it’s very likely you missed some of the most important developments that occurred in the power sector this year. Here’s a look at some of the highlights and big stories covered by the POWER staff this year. MOX Nuclear Fuel Loaded In January, Russian engineers announced the loading […]

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Transforming the Power Industry with DERMS Deployments and Beyond

Credit to Author: Seth Frader-Thompson| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 20:58:35 +0000

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The shift from energy consumers to prosumers is fundamentally changing the relationship between utilities and their customers. Behind-the-meter distributed energy resources (DERs) transform the ways households consume, generate, and store power. In the U.S., there are now about 15 million smart thermostats, 2 million solar installations, and 1.5 million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road. And […]

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New Generator Technology Cuts Emissions, Embraces Sustainability

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 02:27:04 +0000

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The search for more efficient methods of power generation at a time when climate change is top of mind continues to foster innovation. A U.S. company is among the latest to release a new technology, with development of a self-contained generator that doesn’t run on fossil fuels and works on the premise that once created, […]

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Partnership’s New Charge—Pair EVs with Utilities, Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:00:00 +0000

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Integrating electric vehicles (EVs) with the power grid has become a focus for utilities, particularly in areas with large concentrations of EVs. It also is another way for utilities to expand their business models, as they partner with companies involved with charging stations and residential energy storage applications. EnergyHub, a distributed energy resources (DERs) management […]

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Partnership’s New Charge—Pair EVs with Utilities, Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:00:00 +0000

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Enel X JuiceBox

Integrating electric vehicles (EVs) with the power grid has become a focus for utilities, particularly in areas with large concentrations of EVs. It also is another way for utilities to expand their business models, as they partner with companies involved with charging stations and residential energy storage applications. EnergyHub, a distributed energy resources (DERs) management […]

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