Evolution of the Smart Grid at Forefront of Transformative Change

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000

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The power industry is in the midst of a shake-up, a revolution in how electricity is generated and distributed. Smart grid technology is changing the way utilities and customers interact, and providing support

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Power Industry Disrupters: Gas, Renewables, and Storage

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000

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The power industry is experiencing significant changes. Natural gas, wind, solar, and battery storage seem to be the wave of the future. What’s compelling the transformation? Some people point to

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7 Challenges for Global Energy Transformation — Rocky Mountain Institute Report

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 01:02:30 +0000

Seven Challenges for Energy Transformation 2019 | By Rocky Mountain Institute“Seven Challenges for Energy Transformation 2019,” a report by Rocky Mountain Institute, was launched during three connected international events in Delhi, Beijing, and New York that convened the world’s leading energy stakeholders and catalysts to kickstart a global effort to accelerate the energy transition and mitigate the climate crisis

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Tesla Powerwall 2 Arrives Just In Time As Power Cuts Worsen In South Africa

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 07:05:12 +0000

On the 9th of this month, for the first time ever, Eskom, South Africa’s national power utility company, implemented Stage 6 Load shedding in which Eskom had to shed a load of 6000 MW to stabilise the grid. South Africa’s current installed capacity is 49.4 GW, according to the Draft Integrated Recourse Plan (2018) from South Africa’s Department of Energy

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Tesla Begins Rolling Out Its Sexy New “Mini-Powerwall” Backup Gateway 2 Hardware

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 21:30:14 +0000

Tesla has started rolling out its new Backup Gateway 2 hardware with its Powerwalls, resulting in a much cleaner look for the overall installation. Instead of installing its communication hardware in standard grey electrical enclosures, the new Gateways come packaged up in a beautiful new enclosure that mimics the look of the Tesla Powerwall 2s themselves

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93 MWh Tesla Megapack Coming To Alaska To Save Customers Cash 

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 23:33:23 +0000

A new 93 MWh Tesla Powerpack system installed in Alaska by the Homer Electric Association, Inc., will be used to directly offset electricity that would have otherwise required a peaker plant to fire up. The new battery pack will be installed at the Soldotna Power Plant (map), adjacent to the existing natural gas-fired GE LM 6000 turbine currently used to provide electricity to cover peak usage in the area

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93 MWh Tesla Powerpack Coming To Alaska To Save Customers Cash 

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 23:33:23 +0000

A new 93 MWh Tesla Powerpack system installed in Alaska by the Homer Electric Association, Inc., will be used to directly offset electricity that would have otherwise required a peaker plant to fire up. The new battery pack will be installed at the Soldotna Power Plant (map), adjacent to the existing natural gas-fired GE LM 6000 turbine currently used to provide electricity to cover peak usage in the area

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NY-Funded Solar One Program Empowers Vulnerable Communities With Solar + Storage, Emergency Resilience

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 21:35:56 +0000

Images provided by Solar OneSolar One is an organization that I’ve experienced first hand. An active force in clean urban transition, in particular aiding low-income households, it deserves support. Both organizations I met with in NYC — Solar One and WE ACT — had individuals reflecting the relaxed as well as energetic personalities necessary to make something work, really work

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Mayor Pete’s Climate Plan Has Good Coverage & A Carbon Price, But Too Little Funding

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 19:35:51 +0000

Pete Buttigieg’s climate action plan is not nearly as strong as Warren’s, and the lack of funding puts it close to the level of Biden’s at the bottom of the heap. The major saving grace is the price on carbon

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SolarEdge Has Built The First Framework For The End-To-End Smart Home

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 22:52:42 +0000

SolarEdge was one of the early leaders in the solar inverter space and is now leveraging its mastery of the inverter to build out a comprehensive new plan for the smart home of the future

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