Strengthening America’s Electric Power Grid: How the Government and Industry Are Improving T&D Systems

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 19:26:32 +0000

The U.S. transmission and distribution (T&D) network is reliable and well-maintained, but as renewable energy continues being added to the grid, and demand increases due to growing data center needs […]

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Mitigating EMP and GMD Risks for Power Grid Resilience

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 12:33:24 +0000

Risks posed by geomagnetic disturbance (GMD) and electromagnetic pulse (EMP) events add challenges to an already complex power system environment. But they remain crucial to address. How prepared is the […]

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Building a Better Grid—Infrastructure Upgrades Require Ingenuity, Innovation, and Investment

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 12:31:28 +0000

The need for more reliability and resilience of power delivery, both in the U.S. and worldwide, has utilities and grid operators looking for solutions to the challenge of bolstering the […]

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The Transformer Crisis: An Industry on the Brink

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 12:31:27 +0000

Facing unprecedented lead times and skyrocketing costs, the transformer supply chain crisis threatens the backbone of the electric power industry, driving urgent calls for increased manufacturing capacity and innovative solutions. […]

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Microgrids Take Major Role for Reliability, Resiliency

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 12:30:29 +0000

An array of technologies, both thermal and renewable, are being used in the design of microgrids, supporting distributed power generation across several sectors. The use of microgrids to provide reliable […]

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High-Voltage Power Transmission Projects Are Booming Around the World

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 12:27:23 +0000

High-voltage power transmission systems are more important today than ever before because power generated at renewable energy sites in remote locations must often be transmitted to distant load centers. Several […]

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Planning for a Reliable and Resilient Electric Power Grid

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 12:26:30 +0000

In the U.S., regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs) are responsible for overseeing the reliable operation of the high-voltage transmission system within their respective regions. In other […]

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What Does It Take to Bring Stability to a Renewable-Focused Grid?

Credit to Author: Drew Robb| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 12:25:25 +0000

As coal, gas, and nuclear plants are retired, and wind and solar resources are added to the power grid, stability can become a problem. Understanding the solutions that are available […]

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USDOT Awards Nearly $60 Million in Advanced Vehicle Technology Grants to Arizona, Texas, & Utah to Serve as National Models & Help Save Lives on Our Nation’s Roadways

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 15:06:23 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced that it is awarding $60 million in grants under the Saving Lives with Connectivity: Accelerating V2X Deployment program to advance connected and interoperable vehicle technologies. The grants to recipients in Arizona, Texas, and Utah will serve … [continued]

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Record-Breaking Energy News, World’s Biggest Electric Road Trip — CleanTechnica Roundup

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 09:30:21 +0000

We’ve got another daily roundup of solar energy, energy storage, and electric vehicle news to share. The cleantech stories just keep rolling in, as more cleantech records are broken and cleantech products make their way into more and more consumers’ hands. In the realm of electric cars, it appears like … [continued]

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