US Funding For Solar–Hydro Hybrid Energy, Microgrid, Grid Storage, & Blockchain Research

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:43:52 +0000

This fourth round of US DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office projects concerns solar–hydro hybrid power plants, other solar hybrid power plants, microgrids, grid storage integration, and blockchain technology

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US Government Puts $130 Million More Into Solar Tech

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:34:46 +0000

Continuing a decades-long trend, the US Department of Energy (DOE) has put a few million dollars into further research and development of solar power technologies — $130 million, to be precise

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$39 Million To Bust US Renewable Energy Dam Wide Open

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 20:15:04 +0000

Buh-bye, fossil fuels: US to get first-of-its kind, plug-and-play renewable energy microgrid test bed to speed the clean power revolution

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US Army Gets $7.2 Million For 5–10 Year Plan For Better Energy Storage

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 16:48:55 +0000

The US Army launches new next-generation energy storage research effort, dings fossil fuels along the way

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China’s Largest Solar-Plus-Storage Project Goes Online

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 03:55:27 +0000

China’s largest solar-plus-storage project has been connected to the grid. How big is it — 500 megawatts (MW)? 700 MW? 1,100 MW? Nope, we’re in 2020 — it’s 2,200 MW (2.2 GW)

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Microgrids Increase Reliability, Resiliency

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 18:33:19 +0000

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Increasing the reliability and resiliency of the electricity supply is a focus of today’s power generation industry. In concert with that, more and more utilities, companies, and institutions are establishing internal clean energy goals, wanting to reduce their carbon footprint while ensuring a consistent supply of power for their operations. An (date) session of Experience […]

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UpriseEnergy Demonstrates Rapid-Deploy Wind+Battery Energy Solution In A Shipping Container

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:45:19 +0000

UpriseEnergy was the only wind innovation that passed my sniff test in 2013, and they’ve just delivered a solid win and demonstration. Onward and upward

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2035: Clean Grid 90%, Electrify 50%

Credit to Author: Brad Rouse| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 22:15:34 +0000

For those deeply interested in our future energy system and how it will evolve, I highly recommend two in-depth papers published in the last year. Here I will show a similar vision step-by-step using some of the same assumptions and publicly available data using “back of the envelope calculations” (spreadsheets)

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3 Signs That US Defense Dept. Is Gung Ho For Renewable Energy + Microgrids

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 17:08:46 +0000

renewable energy DoD US military microgridsAfter years of experimenting, DOD is plunging into the sparkling green future of ultra-resilient microgrids and renewable energy

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Siemens Seeks To Optimize Microgrid Solutions With New Building Management System Integration

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 20:46:00 +0000

Siemens is pushing into microgrid development with news of the launch of a new microgrid test bed at its New Jersey R&D facility. The Siemens Advanced Microgrid Research and Demonstration Lab will work to integrate more traditional power generation, storage, and management solutions with Siemen’s core solutions in the building automation and cloud platform space

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