Microgrids in Australia — the Next Big Step

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 13:00:06 +0000

Australia is one of the leaders in the world in the adaptation of electrical power grids to the new technologies of renewable energy. Famous for the Hornsdale Power Reserve (Tesla’s Big Battery in South Australia), the country is now trialing microgrids with smaller batteries in cities (Sydney and Melbourne), isolated country towns, and mining complexes.  […]

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Here’s What We Think Elon Will Talk About During Today’s Tesla Earnings Call

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:10:19 +0000

These are some key areas that could be part of the Tesla Q2 earnings call today.

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Charging Infrastructure Analysis Leverages NREL Data Science Expertise

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 23:00:54 +0000

Analysis Aims To Help California Meet Zero-Emission Vehicle Goals

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2025 Target For Australian Grid To Be Able To Handle 100% Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 14:56:24 +0000

By David Waterworth As Australia’s electricity grid moves towards higher and higher concentrations of renewable energy, the newly appointed head of the Australian Energy Market Operator is pushing for the ability to handle a peak of 100% renewables entering the grid. In a recent speech, Daniel Westerman set 2025 as the target date. Predictably, some […]

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U.S. Infrastructure Bills: Do They Meet The Moment?

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 22:11:11 +0000

Any legislation on infrastructure must address the backlog of repairs, the challenge of the climate crisis, and the inequities in our transportation system.

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11 Energy-Related Inventions From Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Get More Funding

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 11:00:22 +0000

$9.6 million in federal and industry-matched funding will advance research projects

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Bringing Batteries to the Helm of Grid Services

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 09:00:19 +0000

Promises of India’s Draft Ancillary Services Regulations

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Can We Trust Our Power Plants to Keep Us Cool During Dangerous Heat?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 01:00:55 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By John Rogers, Energy Campaign Analytic Lead In the face of this week’s astonishing temperatures, reliable electricity and the air conditioning it powers have often been the only thing keeping dangerous, even deadly heat at bay. But how do different types of power plants actually stand up […]

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Power Outages in New Mexico: Why Now & How to Stay Safe

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2021 21:17:21 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Noah Long Hot days and climate-fueled disasters are the times we need reliable power the most, yet all too often, that’s when we experience blackouts. Keep reading to learn about why New Mexico is experiencing blackouts, how to prepare and protect your family, and what your elected officials can […]

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From Satellite Launches to Expert Energy Analysis for Earthlings

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 22:01:47 +0000

Q&A With Modeling and Analysis Lead Kate Anderson The National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL’s) Modeling and Analysis Group is an interdisciplinary team of technical experts who support government and private entities with techno-economic modeling and analysis of energy efficiency, renewable energy, storage, and microgrids. The group is led by Kate Anderson, who also heads the […]

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