China Breaks Ground on Massive 16-GW Solar, Wind, Coal Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 02 Jan 2023 20:40:02 +0000

A massive, multibillion-dollar renewable and fossil-fuel energy project is underway in China. The installation, being built by China Three Gorges (CTG), includes wind, solar, energy storage and coal-fired power generation. Ground was broken for the first pilot of the Kubuqi Base project in Dalate Banner, Ordos, Inner Mongolia on Dec. 28, 2022, according to Chinese […]

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The 12 Most-Read POWER Global Monitor Articles of 2022

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2022 22:27:11 +0000

Every month, POWER magazine publishes several articles in its Global Monitor section covering topics important to the electric power generation industry. The articles typically feature interesting updates on progress made at notable projects around the world, big policy changes, or promising research and development (R&D) news. Short notes about major contracts are also touched on […]

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The POWER Interview: Emerson Exec Talks Hybrid Facilities

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 13:44:08 +0000

More companies are providing software and automation technology to the power generation sector, particularly as newer forms of electricity production increase their market share. Emerson is among those groups, with its technology providing a single, integrated, secure platform that is independent of plant type or the equipment originally installed at a generation facility. James Fraser, […]

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The POWER Interview: Emerson Exec Talks Hybrid Facilities

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 13:44:08 +0000

More companies are providing software and automation technology to the power generation sector, particularly as newer forms of electricity production increase their market share. Emerson is among those groups, with its technology providing a single, integrated, secure platform that is independent of plant type or the equipment originally installed at a generation facility. James Fraser, […]

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Hybrids Combine Technologies to Enhance Electricity Production

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 05:16:00 +0000

Solar + wind, solar + storage, wind + storage—even fossil fuels combined with renewable energy—are supporting the growth of hybrid power plants that are breaking the norms of traditional power generation

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China Unveils World’s First Commercial Offshore Wind-Plus-Solar Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 19:48:17 +0000

A pilot project in the waters off China, featuring two floating solar power arrays connected to a transformer on a moored offshore wind turbine, will test the viability of the technology in an area prone to typhoons. China’s government-owned State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) on Nov. 1 announced it had commissioned the project, calling it […]

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How Rural Communities Can Benefit from the Energy Transition

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 15:57:22 +0000

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Economic development can be a challenge for leaders in rural communities. Often, it’s hard to attract businesses to rural areas because the local workforce may not have the skills or numbers required to meet companies’ needs. But opportunities that haven’t been widely available in the past exist today for rural communities due to the energy […]

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Mini-Grids Powering Energy Access in Africa

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 04:14:00 +0000

Governments and power generators continue to work to improve access to electricity on the African continent. Engie Energy Access, a subsidiary of French energy major Engie, recently signed a $60 million

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A Fine Balance: Building One of Europe’s Largest Hybrid Facilities

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 04:19:00 +0000

When Swedish company Vattenfall in 2018 set out to combine wind, solar, and battery storage resources at this pioneering energy park in the Netherlands, its foremost focus was to demonstrate a clean energy

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‘Superhybrid’ Projects Support Hydrogen Production in Australia

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 04:13:00 +0000

An Australia-based company is designing a project that combines multiple power generation technologies into a system that not only creates electricity but also can result in production of hydrogen. Sunshine

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