Watching The Baseload Paradigm Fail

Credit to Author: George Harvey| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 19:50:20 +0000

Because of the nature of baseload power plants, only supplying enough to cover the base load, other plants have to be put online to cover any demand above the base load. These include load-following plants, which are more costly to run. In the old days, many of these ran on oil. Nowadays, the fuel of choice is natural gas, though the design of the plant is a different from that of a gas-fired baseload plant

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UK Battery Storage Boost To Power Greener Electricity Grid

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 17:20:36 +0000

Government to relax planning legislation to make it easier to construct large batteries to store renewable energy from solar and wind farms across the

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CleanTechnica Interview with Peter Carlsson, CEO of Northvolt: Part One — Background, Mission, & Unique Approach

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2020 00:49:36 +0000

CleanTechnica recently interviewed Peter Carlsson, Chief Executive Officer of Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturing startup-slash-giant. Northvolt plans to use renewable energy to manufacture battery cells and packs for the European market, and already has substantial agreements in place with Volkswagen, BMW, ABB, and others. We sat down virtually with Peter to learn about the company’s unique approach, and plans

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Blue Nova’s New 5.2 kWh RacPower Modular Battery Adds To The Growing Number Of Storage Options

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 22:32:15 +0000

The battery storage market is really getting exciting now around the world. Australian Finn Peacock’s Battery Comparison Table shows just how many battery storage options there are now

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There’s A Global Battery Revolution Underway, & Tesla’s Leading It

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 03:51:06 +0000

Tesla Charging Greenlots Charger WIth Solar Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnicaIf you were looking to nominate a particular technology as the most influential of the early 21st century, batteries would be a logical choice. Cheap, compact batteries made smartphones and mobile computing possible, and larger and more powerful batteries represent the enabling technology behind electric mobility, renewable energy, and the smart grid

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7 Bonus Solar + Storage Stories — Sonnen, Sunrun, Stem …

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 17:12:04 +0000

There’s only so much time in the day — a lesson I seem intent on not learning. We’ve published many solar energy articles in the past month and many energy storage articles, but here are 7 more solar plus storage (solar+storage) articles we just couldn’t dedicate full articles to

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German Auto Crisis, Tesla Autopilot Through Green Lights, Renewable Revolution — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 03:51:52 +0000

An article from a couple of weeks ago, “This Stunning Chart Shows Why Battery Electric Vehicles Win,” somehow actually led in terms of eyeballs last week, but since it wasn’t published last week, it’s not included in this top 20 list. (Good to see that it got so much love, though.)

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Your Home Battery Can Be Part Of A Virtual Power Plant In California

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 17:28:24 +0000

Sunrun pulls in customers with a catchy truth about the unpredictability of life, and electricity. To be sure that your house stays alive with power, even if the grid goes down, Sunrun’s rechargeable solar battery systems are one solution. They can make sure your home’s power stays stable and reliable, which we mostly take for granted but can become a problem if you’re struck by a hurricane in Florida or wildfire-related outages in California

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Tesla Given Green Light To Generate Electricity In The UK

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 16:38:47 +0000

Tesla has been given the green light to generate electricity in the UK. It’s been granted an electricity generation license and Ofgem, an energy regulator, has published a press release stating

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$7,000 Annual Savings In Australia Driving On Sunshine!

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 23:06:27 +0000

Global solar inverter company SolarEdge recognizes the fertile chance of integration with electric vehicles, and manifesting the potential of combined solar energy monitoring and EV charge scheduling to help homeowners maximize energy usage

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