New Analysis Platform Shines Light On Utilities’ Solar Energy Future

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 05:05:22 +0000

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in collaboration with three other national labs, have developed a free online platform to help utilities understand how solar energy projects will affect the operation of their power systems. This capability can increase utilities’ confidence in expanding their solar portfolios, … [continued]

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ABB Invests In Ndustrial To Accelerate Decarbonization Through AI-Powered Energy Management Technologies

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 01:51:54 +0000

Clean technology startup Ndustrial will enhance ABB’s digital and sustainability portfolios with energy optimization solutions that take into account complete production processes Investment complements ABB’s service offering with AI-powered predictive energy management solutions that reduce energy and carbon intensity and enable more sustainable operations Together with recent investment in GridBeyond, … [continued]

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FERC Takes on Long-Term Planning with Historic Transmission Rule

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 00:52:26 +0000

FERC acted today to ensure the transmission grid can meet the nation’s growing demand for reliable electricity with a new rule that outlines how to plan and pay for facilities that regions of the country will need to keep the lights on and power the American economy through the 21st … [continued]

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Intuit & REI Champion Climate Action Through Clearloop With New White Pine Solar Farm

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sun, 12 May 2024 15:04:20 +0000

2.8 MWDC solar project enables modernization of electric grid in rural East Tennessee, provides renewable energy for local schools, and supports educational opportunities for local students NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Clearloop, a Silicon Ranch company and leading provider of carbon solutions that accelerate decarbonization of the electric grid and expand renewable energy access … [continued]

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PG&E Recognized for Remote Grid Program

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 18:57:51 +0000

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) and its remote grid program received an honorable mention in the Energy category of Fast Company’s 2024 World Changing Ideas Awards. Winners were announced […]

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Largest Virtual Power Plant in USA Supports California’s Grid with 16,200 Home Solar-Plus-Storage Systems

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 11 May 2024 13:18:03 +0000

Sunrun creates the country’s largest virtual power plant to participate in statewide program designed to strengthen California’s stressed electrical grid and reduce blackouts by providing load generation during extreme events

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HVDC, Reconductoring, & Smart Balls Supercharge Grids

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 10 May 2024 18:47:44 +0000

Under the auspices of the India Smart Grid Forum, the think tank founded as an umbrella organization over India’s 28 state utilities to provide thought leadership, share leading practices, and bring international insights to India, I’m delivering bi-weekly webinars framed by the Short List of Climate Actions That Will Work. With the … [continued]

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Eaton Advances More Resilient, Sustainable Electricity In New York City With Energy Storage Projects Valued At More Than $7 Million

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 10 May 2024 11:00:02 +0000

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Intelligent power management company Eaton is helping Endurant Energy deploy 10 battery storage projects in New York City. With a combined capacity exceeding 150 megawatt-hours (MWh), the energy storage systems will support clean, reliable power and strengthen the electric grid in the Bronx and Staten Island. The … [continued]

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Vanadium Flow Batteries Are Coming For Your Gas Power Plant

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 09 May 2024 14:45:40 +0000

The US Department of Energy has tapped six sites to host new vanadium flow batteries, aiming to replace fossil energy with renewables.

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Initial List of High-Priority Areas for Accelerated Transmission Expansion in USA

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 08 May 2024 21:43:31 +0000

DOE Seeks Public Input on 10 Potential Locations, from Coast to Coast, That Present an Urgent Need for Expanded Transmission, Announces New Funding to Deploy Cleaner, Cheaper, Reliable Energy Across the Nation  WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a continued effort to expedite the build out of a resilient and reliable electric … [continued]

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