A Big Splash for Marine Power: Minesto’s Underwater Kite

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 08:29:55 +0000

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After more than a decade of development, Minesto’s novel underwater “kite” technology kicked off commercial operation with a 100-kW project in the Faroe Islands. Despite some hiccups, the pioneering

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A Big Splash for Marine Power: Minesto’s Underwater Kite

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 08:29:55 +0000

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After more than a decade of development, Minesto’s novel underwater “kite” technology kicked off commercial operation with a 100-kW project in the Faroe Islands. Despite some hiccups, the pioneering

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A Big Splash for Marine Power: Minesto’s Underwater Kite

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 08:29:55 +0000

The post A Big Splash for Marine Power: Minesto’s Underwater Kite appeared first on POWER Magazine.

After more than a decade of development, Minesto’s novel underwater “kite” technology kicked off commercial operation with a 100-kW project in the Faroe Islands. Despite some hiccups, the pioneering

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EIA: Large-Scale U.S. Battery Power Capacity Slated for Fourfold Expansion in Two Years

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 18:43:08 +0000

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Large-scale battery power capacity in the U.S. surged 35% over 2020 to reach 1,650 MW, and according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), utilities are planning to ramp up that capacity by 10 GW over the next two years. In a newly released report, Battery Storage in the United States: An Update on Market Trends, […]

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The Solar and Wind Power Cost-Value Conundrum

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 04:13:00 +0000

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The costs for wind and solar power generating systems have decreased dramatically over the past decade. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the global weighted-average levelized

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The Solar and Wind Power Cost-Value Conundrum

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 04:13:00 +0000

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The costs for wind and solar power generating systems have decreased dramatically over the past decade. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the global weighted-average levelized

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The Future Electric Grid: How HVDC Could Transform the U.S. Power System

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 04:10:00 +0000

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The U.S. electric grid is a complex web of interconnected power lines. It functions remarkably well, considering that it is a constant work in progress. Yet, what has served adequately in the past may not be

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ERCOT, Caught in Political Crossfire, Releases Reliability ‘Roadmap’

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 13:19:34 +0000

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The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has unveiled a roadmap outlining crucial improvements designed to enhance grid reliability, taking into account recent legislation, regulatory mandates, and a recent push by the state’s governor for market incentives that will help the grid bulk up on “adequate and reliable” resources, like natural gas, coal, and nuclear […]

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California Braces for New Reliability Crisis as Wildfire Threatens Crucial Intertie

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 16:33:41 +0000

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The rapidly spreading Bootleg Fire tripped off transmission lines that transport power from the Pacific Northwest to California and other states over the weekend, prompting the California Independent System Operator (ISO) to issue another Flex Alert—the sixth such conservation notification this summer. According to the state’s Incident Information System, the intense fire in Southern-Central Oregon […]

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Reliability-Wary California Will Procure More Energy Resources to Get It Through Summer

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 16:04:21 +0000

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Stricken by repeated extreme heat events, the prospect of a worsening drought, incremental resource delays, and the “unforeseen” loss of 300 MW in thermal resources, California has set out to secure additional energy resources to ensure reliability this summer. Responding to a June 29 letter from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California […]

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