ERCOT Signaling Some Relief as Power Crisis Stretches Into Fourth Day

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 16:51:49 +0000

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After three harrowing days during which the Texas grid veered precipitously toward system collapse, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has begun directing transmission operators to cease rotating blackouts.  The grid recorded a gradual increase of restored generation capacity through Feb. 17 and overnight on Feb. 18. Early on Thursday, a little more than […]

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ERCOT Signaling Some Relief as Power Crisis Stretches Into Fourth Day

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 16:51:49 +0000

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After three harrowing days during which the Texas grid veered precipitously toward system collapse, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has begun directing transmission operators to cease rotating blackouts.  The grid recorded a gradual increase of restored generation capacity through Feb. 17 and overnight on Feb. 18. Early on Thursday, a little more than […]

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ERCOT Sheds Load as Extreme Cold Forces Generators Offline; MISO, SPP Brace for Worsening System Conditions

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 13:47:39 +0000

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Historically frigid temperatures across Texas forced 30 GW of generation—across all fuel types—off the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) system, prompting the grid operator to initiate rotating outages at 1:25 a.m. Central time on Feb. 15. ERCOT said it expected outages would likely last throughout the morning.  The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) also […]

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ERCOT Sheds Load as Extreme Cold Forces Generators Offline; MISO, SPP Brace for Worsening System Conditions

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 13:47:39 +0000

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Historically frigid temperatures across Texas forced 30 GW of generation—across all fuel types—off the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) system, prompting the grid operator to initiate rotating outages at 1:25 a.m. Central time on Feb. 15. ERCOT said it expected outages would likely last throughout the morning.  The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) also […]

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Siemens Will Cut 7,800 Jobs From Gas and Power

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 14:51:28 +0000

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Siemens Energy announced it will cut 7,800 jobs from its gas and power division by 2025 as the company attempts to be more competitive in a global energy market that is moving away from fossil fuels and toward renewable energy. The company on Feb. 2 in its latest earnings release said it plans to jettison […]

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Renewable Energy Insiders Remain Optimistic About the Future

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 05:14:00 +0000

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It was about a year ago that COVID-19 gained the world’s attention. The first laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19 in the U.S. was reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Jan. 22

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Renewable Energy Insiders Remain Optimistic About the Future

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 05:14:00 +0000

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It was about a year ago that COVID-19 gained the world’s attention. The first laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19 in the U.S. was reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Jan. 22

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Fending Off Forced Power Plant Outages

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 05:12:00 +0000

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The changing profile of the power system has added new stressors on conventional power generation and may have raised the potential for forced outages. Addressing them requires a closer look at traditional and

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Blockchain and Energy Innovation Marches On

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 19:48:43 +0000

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Even in a pandemic, energy innovators are developing blockchain technology to implement powerful changes. From automating crude oil trading to amplifying the impact of renewable energy sources, innovations harnessing blockchain technology are likely to change the energy industry in profound ways. Inventors, enterprises, and investors who act today to obtain patent protection for their early […]

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Blockchain and Energy Innovation Marches On

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 19:48:43 +0000

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Even in a pandemic, energy innovators are developing blockchain technology to implement powerful changes. From automating crude oil trading to amplifying the impact of renewable energy sources, innovations harnessing blockchain technology are likely to change the energy industry in profound ways. Inventors, enterprises, and investors who act today to obtain patent protection for their early […]

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