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Research Group: Energy Storage Market Will Hit $546 Billion by 2035

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 18:44:05 +0000

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A new report from a global research, data, and analytics firm says the total market for energy storage will reach $546 billion in annual revenue over the next 15 years, led by the continued electrification of the transportation sector. Lux Research, a Boston, Massachusetts-headquartered group, in its “Global Energy Storage Market 2019” report, estimates the […]

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The POWER Interview: Vicinity CEO Discusses District Energy

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 22:47:23 +0000

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The rise of distributed, or decentralized, power generation has been supported by district energy, the generation from facilities and associated distribution networks supplying steam or hot water, chilled water, and electricity for heating and cooling to millions of square feet of building space across the U.S. and around the globe. District energy is among several […]

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GridBeyond Closes $11.7m (€10.5m) Transaction To Support Company Growth Plans

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:18:42 +0000

GridBeyond, the leading intelligent energy & smart grid platform provider for Distributed Energy Resource Management, has successfully concluded its Series B financing round. A number of high-profile partners have invested in a $11.7m (€10.5m) transaction to support the scale-up of the business and international expansion

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California Official: Solar’s Future Bright, but Clouds Persist

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 21:37:12 +0000

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The technology behind solar power is changing rapidly. Researchers at the University of California-Davis say so-called “anti-solar” panels could even generate power at night. But even as solar deployments grow worldwide, more innovative solar products are launched, and more governments enact clean energy mandates, political headwinds threaten to slow the progress of the past few […]

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The POWER Interview: Benefits of a Smarter Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 18:11:29 +0000

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The smart grid is transforming the way utilities communicate with their customers. Smart grid technology, including control systems and automation that help new technologies work together, supports a power grid that can respond digitally to quickly changing electricity demand. The smart grid enables electricity producers to enhance reliability, availability, and efficiency. It can provide cost […]

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The Rise of Distributed Natural Gas Generation

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:52:08 +0000

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The power sector has increasingly turned to various forms of distributed generation to meet growing power demands over the past several decades. Although solar PV and other renewable technologies receive most of the coverage, they represent only a fraction of the distributed market. Diesel generator sets (gensets) have long been the face of distributed generation. […]

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PJM Stakeholders at Odds on Timing for Next Capacity Auction

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 15:19:42 +0000

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PJM Interconnection will not run a base residual auction (BRA) until the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approves recalculated Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR) floor prices for new and existing resources as directed by the federal entity’s ground-shaking Dec. 19 capacity market order. But when that will occur is still highly uncertain. In a presentation […]

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10 Power Sector Insights from the IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2019

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

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The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) November 2019–released World Energy Outlook 2019 (WEO2019) is studded with interesting findings about emerging trends in the power sector. Here are 10 from the

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Evolution of the Smart Grid at Forefront of Transformative Change

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

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The power industry is in the midst of a shake-up, a revolution in how electricity is generated and distributed. Smart grid technology is changing the way utilities and customers interact, and providing support

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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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