The POWER Interview: Energy Storage for Commercial, Residential Electrification

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 14:33:04 +0000

Energy storage systems (ESS) are expanding far beyond the batteries being deployed at power plants, at substations, in microgrids, or at locations along the power grid to support the electricity transmission and distribution network. Systems for commercial and industrial enterprises, and increasingly by homeowners for residential use, are helping lead the expansion of energy storage. […]

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The POWER Interview: Energy Storage for Commercial, Residential Electrification

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 14:33:04 +0000

Energy storage systems (ESS) are expanding far beyond the batteries being deployed at power plants, at substations, in microgrids, or at locations along the power grid to support the electricity transmission and distribution network. Systems for commercial and industrial enterprises, and increasingly by homeowners for residential use, are helping lead the expansion of energy storage. […]

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Mini-Grids Powering Energy Access in Africa

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 04:14:00 +0000

Governments and power generators continue to work to improve access to electricity on the African continent. Engie Energy Access, a subsidiary of French energy major Engie, recently signed a $60 million

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Can the Power Grid Handle More EVs?

Credit to Author: Anders Sjoelin| Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 17:58:24 +0000

Only about 1% of the 250 million cars, SUVs, and light-duty trucks on American roads are electric vehicles (EVs). But that’s about to change. While it’s difficult to estimate future sales, an analysis by IHS Markit projects that up to 30% of new car sales could be electric by 2030, rising to up to 45% […]

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Biden Administration Targets Industrial Decarbonization Through Electrification, Low-Carbon Fuels, CCUS

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 15:45:06 +0000

The Biden administration has laid out a comprehensive roadmap to help five energy-intensive manufacturing sectors reduce their fuel- and power-related carbon emissions and achieve net-zero by 2050. The pathways proposed for the iron and steel, cement and concrete, food and beverage, chemical manufacturing, and petroleum refining sectors may have substantial implications for future power demand. […]

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Airport Upgrade Highlights History, Energy Efficiency

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 04:16:00 +0000

A terminal at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is the world’s first to receive a new and important design recognition from a green building group. Harvey Milk Terminal 1 at SFO is being recognized

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How to Prevent Downtime as the Temperature Heats Up

Credit to Author: Mike Ting| Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2022 12:54:22 +0000

Climate change is continuing to drive temperatures to unprecedented levels. In just a single day in late June, the United States set or broke at least 21 high-temperature records. So, what do we do to cool down? We crank up the air conditioner. But with each surge in energy demand, our aging grid is being […]

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Biden Signs Bill to Transform U.S. Energy, Combat Climate Change

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2022 20:08:48 +0000

President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) should provide further impetus for growth of U.S. renewable energy, coming on the heels of a report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that installations of solar and wind power accounted for more than two-thirds of new domestic utility-scale generation in the first six months […]

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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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