How Net Generation Has Changed in States with Renewable Portfolio Standards

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 12:48:26 +0000

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As of August 2019, 29 U.S. states and the District of Columbia had renewable portfolio standards (RPSs), and eight others had non-binding renewable portfolio goals. Three states also had clean energy standards, which set targets for low-carbon non-renewables, like nuclear, and two had clean energy goals. Our monthly infographic in September 2019 shows how shares for each […]

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POWER Digest—September 2019

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 04:00:00 +0000

Kenya Launches Africa’s Largest Wind Farm. Kenya in July began operating the 310-MW Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) facility, which the government said is Africa’s largest wind power farm. The LTWP project

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Turkey Banking on Geothermal Projects to Boost Domestic Generation

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 04:00:00 +0000

Geothermal power generation continues to increase in Turkey, as the country works toward a goal of at least 2 GW of installed capacity by the end of 2019, a rise of almost 50% since the end of 2018. Geothermal

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Electric Power Trends and Opportunities

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000

I was recently reviewing a report issued last year by BMI Research, a Fitch Group company. The Megatrends 2050 Special Report , as it is called, suggests there are three main trends that will transform the

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POWER Digest [July 2019]

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Taishan-2 EPR Achieves Criticality. A second EPR unit in China’s Guangdong province attained a sustained chain reaction on May 28, marking another major milestone for Framatome, EDF, and China General

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Chile Presents a Coal Exit Plan

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Chile, a country that relied on coal for about two-fifths of its power generation in 2016, in June announced it would mothball eight coal plants, totaling 23 GW, of its existing 28-plant coal fleet over the

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As Renewables Surge Ahead of Coal, Lawmakers Introduce National Renewable Standard 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:56:23 +0000

A bill introduced by Senate Democrats on June 26 establishes a national electricity standard that would require large retail suppliers to source at least 1.5% of their power from renewables by 2020 and gradually grow that share through 2035.  The measure comes a day after the Energy Information Administration (EIA) revealed monthly generation from renewable […]

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How to Monitor and Predict Operational Performance with Digital Analytics [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 21:33:48 +0000

Power plants are capturing operational data in ever-increasing amounts. However, analyzing all the data can be challenging. A number of tools are available that can help. In this episode of The POWER Podcast, two experts from one technology provider explain how big data can be analyzed to identify trends and create actionable information to solve […]

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BNEF Report: As Prices Fall, Renewables Rise Worldwide

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 17:54:12 +0000

A new report from BloombergNEF (BNEF) predicts about half of the world’s power will come from renewable resources, including solar and wind, by 2050. The group’s New Energy Outlook 2019, released June 18, noted the trend will be driven by falling prices for solar, wind, and battery storage, along with trillions of dollars of investments […]

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GE Is Banking on Africa’s Burgeoning Power Market

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 13:43:35 +0000

Sub-Saharan Africa’s power generation capacity is projected to surge 4% annually through 2040, and its current energy mix—which is today dominated by hydro and coal—will likely be more diversified as interest rises in renewables such as solar and wind, General Electric (GE) said in a white paper released in May, surveying market opportunities in the […]

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