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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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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Enel Launches Gridspertise Business to U.S. Market, Expects to Accelerate Digital Transformation of Power Grids

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 18 May 2022 21:30:33 +0000

Enel, a multinational power company with operations in 30 countries and more than 90 GW of power generation capacity in its portfolio, is leveraging its global expertise as the world’s largest privately owned operator of digitally managed power distribution grids, by expanding its Gridspertise business to the U.S. market. First launched in Europe and Latin […]

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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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Are Traditional Power Companies Being Disintermediated? [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:13:46 +0000

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How will the electric grid change as the world transitions to a power system with more renewable energy resources? Some experts foresee a shift from today’s grid-type architecture to a system of systems—from the current centralized design to a distributed energy scheme. While it’s hard to know exactly what the future holds, it’s commonly believed […]

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Energy Storage—A Trillion-Dollar Holy Grail

Credit to Author: Adam Benzion| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:01:52 +0000

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The science of renewable energy is remarkable—the ability to harness nature to magically power our modern world is a seductive vision. And yet, the actual business of renewable energy is late to establish itself as a viable competitor to the petrochemical industry. The problem is rooted in cost parity and the challenges of production, storage, […]

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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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Transformative Coal Power Technologies Take Shape

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

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The coal power industry acknowledges that to play a stable role in future power markets, it needs to modernize, and perhaps even overhaul its long-held status as a “conventional generator.” Could new

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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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