How a Solar and Storage Portfolio Ramped Up a City’s Sustainability and Financial Outlook

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 04:14:00 +0000

The City of White Plains, New York, enlisted DSD Renewables to design, engineer, develop, construct, and finance a nine-site, 6.8-MW community solar and 1.7-MW/8-MWh energy storage portfolio. The

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Turning Public Transit into a Solar Paradigm

Credit to Author: Kennedy Maize| Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 04:13:00 +0000

An innovative project that combines solar power with electric buses is POWER’s Distributed Energy Award winner. The microgrid it created can help the community during emergencies, as well as during peak

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Reliability, Resiliency, Cost, and Climate Driving C&I Power Systems

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 04:15:00 +0000

Commercial and industrial (C&I) entities want to ensure they have electricity when they need it. Businesses also are looking at sustainability, decarbonization, and control of their energy costs as factors

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Vermont and ISO-New England Provide an Interesting Renewable Energy Transition Case Study

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 04:14:00 +0000

Vermont doesn’t get a lot of attention outside of Bernie Sanders, but the state’s power system is worth taking a look at as it has undergone a notable shift toward renewable energy. About 80% of

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Green Light for Project Pele, Defense Department’s Mobile Nuclear Microreactor Demonstration

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2022 17:29:06 +0000

The Department of Defense (DOD) will push forward on Project Pele, a much-watched mobile microreactor prototype, and demonstrate its full operation for a minimum of three years at an Idaho National Laboratory (INL) site. The DOD’s Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) on April 15 formally released a record of decision (ROD) to proceed with the program, […]

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OhmConnect, Carrier, SunPower Collaborate to Support Grid Resiliency

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2022 13:09:37 +0000

A California company known for its residential energy management systems has announced it is collaborating with a provider of building energy solutions and a solar technology company to modernize energy infrastructure and provide support to the power grid. OhmConnect is an Oakland-based group that creates grid-connected homes to leverage energy storage, solar power, heating, cooling, […]

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Well-Constructed Solution: Geothermal to Power Bitcoin Mining

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2022 15:20:48 +0000

The mining of cryptocurrency, or bitcoin, is an energy-intensive process, and entrepreneurs are looking at several technologies—including innovative geothermal energy techniques—to power their operations. Among the latest is a service from a California-based renewable energy group, RenewaBit, which has joined with CeraPhi Energy, a Houston, Texas-based company, to produce geothermal energy with integrated crypto mining […]

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Ritter’s Message: Market Forces Drive Growth in Distributed Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 16:26:07 +0000

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Market forces are playing as much if not more of a role than regulatory policy in the transition from fossil-fueled power generation to renewables, as utilities in the U.S. and worldwide establish decarbonization goals. That was the message from Bill Ritter Jr., former governor of Colorado, during his keynote address at POWER’s Distributed Energy Conference […]

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A Brief History of GE Gas Turbines

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 11:39:47 +0000

July marks two important milestones that set gas-fired generation on its course to becoming a dominant form of power generation: commercial operation of the world’s first industrial gas turbine in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, in 1939, and commercial operation of the first gas turbine in the U.S. used to generate electric power—a 3.5-MW General Electric (GE) unit […]

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GE Launches New Analytics Technologies to Boost Grid Efficiency 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 20:57:27 +0000

General Electric (GE) has rolled out a new portfolio of predictive analytics that could allow utilities to use data from transmission and distribution networks to achieve better operational efficiency as more distributed assets are introduced to the grid.  The company on June 11 unveiled three new grid analytics—for storm readiness, network connectivity, and effective inertia—that […]

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