DOE Envisions Future Grid’s Transformation into a ‘Network’

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 16:16:24 +0000

The grid must accommodate more inverter-based generation and adequately handle the bi-directional flow of electricity, but it must also apply alternative grid configurations and coordinate planning and operations across multiple participants and jurisdictions. That’s the vision Michael Pesin, deputy assistant secretary for the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Grid Research and Development division, outlined in […]

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DOE Invests Nearly $27 Million In Energy Storage Projects

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 15:15:11 +0000

Energy storage has been the proposed solution to the renewable energy intermittency problem (or opportunity, depending on your perspective). Increasingly, it has become a very real practical solution. (Pumped hydro has been used for large-scale storage in Europe for many years.) For smaller scale storage, the Tesla Powerwall and other residential battery systems have been […]

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Power-to-Power Hydrogen Demonstration Involving Largest U.S. Nuclear Plant Gets Federal Funding

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 16:16:06 +0000

Palo Verde Generating Station, a 4-GW nuclear power plant in Arizona, is gearing up to produce hydrogen from a low-temperature electrolysis (LTE) system, and that hydrogen will then be used to fuel a natural gas–fired power plant owned by Arizona Public Service (APS). The innovative power-to-power demonstration led by PNW Hydrogen is set to receive […]

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USA’s Group14 Rockets Into EV Batteries With Slovakia Mashup

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2021 20:45:47 +0000

With a little assist from the US Department of Energy, new EV batteries featuring silicon are about to hit the road.

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Getting To 40% Solar Energy In The US By 2035 Is A Piece Of Cake, Kind Of

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 15:15:57 +0000

The US Department of Energy to US legislators: Damn the potholes, full speed ahead to 40% solar energy by 2035.

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Nuclear First: 3D-Printed Safety-Related Components Installed at Browns Ferry

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 16:34:11 +0000

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Marking a notable milestone for nuclear component additive manufacturing, four 3D-printed fuel assembly channel fasteners have been installed and are now operational at Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant Unit 2 in Athens, Alabama. Channel fasteners are a type of bracket that attaches to the top of the nuclear fuel assembly to hold […]

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Nuclear First: 3D-Printed Safety-Related Components Installed at Browns Ferry

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 16:34:11 +0000

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Marking a notable milestone for nuclear component additive manufacturing, four 3D-printed fuel assembly channel fasteners have been installed and are now operational at Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant Unit 2 in Athens, Alabama. Channel fasteners are a type of bracket that attaches to the top of the nuclear fuel assembly to hold […]

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