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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New Analysis Shows How Communities Can Locally Produce 100% Clean Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 02:44:23 +0000

What Does It Mean to Let Communities Choose? A New Report from UCS and Soulardarity

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Modern Infrastructure Means a Modern Electric Grid

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 23:28:33 +0000

By U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) As the solar industry continues to grow and America moves toward a bright clean energy future, there’s a critical need to make sure our electric grid can keep up. Right now, we have an historic opportunity to uplift every American community by growing the clean energy economy, but […]

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CleanTechnica Interview with Energy Vault CEO: PSH Energy Storage & Recycling Coal Ash

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 16:58:24 +0000

I was recently invited to interview Energy Vault Chairman, Co-Founder, and CEO Robert Piconi, who shared some of the latest achievements about Energy Vault and what sets it apart from its competitors in the energy storage industry. Energy Vault’s mission is to accelerate the decarbonization of our planet by introducing the most advance, environmentally sound, […]

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Compact Medium-Voltage Converters To Enable Advanced Grid Architectures & Operations

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 19:10:53 +0000

As we trend toward more renewables and distributed energy resources (DERs), the design of the electric distribution system itself imposes physical limitations. These system constraints could lead to issues like overloaded power lines and faults that propagate freely. But what if we could restructure the underlying system to support greater renewable integration and system resilience? […]

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This Integrated Energy Solution Makes EV Charging More Affordable (And More Sustainable)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 21:07:12 +0000

By Patrick Kelly, Vice President of Operations, PowerFlex Electric vehicle (EV) adoption is on the rise thanks to a combination of attractive incentives, falling costs, and a growing recognition of the impact vehicle emissions have on local air quality as well as global climate. Organizations that are committed to sustainability want to respond to the […]

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The Bauer Et Al “Blue” Hydrogen LCA Paper Isn’t Useful In The Real World (Part 2 of 2)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 16:40:49 +0000

As a contribution to the literature on what will happen in the real world, this is a fairly slight addition, one which is being promoted far beyond its actual merit by the usual suspects.

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The Bauer Et Al “Blue” Hydrogen LCA Paper Isn’t Useful In The Real World (Part 1 of 2)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 03:00:43 +0000

As a contribution to the literature on what will happen in the real world, this is a fairly slight addition, one which is being promoted far beyond its actual merit by the usual suspects.

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The Bauer Et Al “Blue” Hydrogen LCA Paper Isn’t Useful In The Real World (Part 1 of 2)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 03:00:43 +0000

As a contribution to the literature on what will happen in the real world, this is a fairly slight addition, one which is being promoted far beyond its actual merit by the usual suspects.

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Entergy Makes $11 Billion A Year But Failed To Protect Louisiana’s Power Grid During Ida — And Why

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 00:35:51 +0000

Entergy failed to protect Louisiana’s power grid from Hurricane Ida and many residents suffered from it. The same company is also against microgrids, which would make our grid resilient and help us weather through disasters easier and with less suffering. And now, 4WWL reports that Entergy Corporation and two of its subsidiaries, Entergy Louisiana and […]

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