Jack and Solar—TVA Links Iconic Distillery With Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:08:54 +0000

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The trend of supplying commercial and industrial locations with renewable energy—along with the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) continuing support of investments in power projects that support sustainability—is being recognized at one of the most-iconic distilleries in the U.S. The TVA on April 13 said it has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Nashville-based […]

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Group Installing Solar on its NYC Properties

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 02:13:14 +0000

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A New York realty company is providing a model of solar power’s continued growth as it works to complete a project to install solar panels on all the buildings it owns in the borough of Queens. Zara Realty on April 12 told POWER it is “halfway” to completing installation of solar technology on every site […]

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Solar Energy in the Sunshine State: FPL Leads the Way

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 14:10:12 +0000

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Florida is known as “The Sunshine State,” so it’s no surprise that solar energy is growing rampantly across the state. Among the utilities adding solar resources to their energy mixes is Florida Power and Light Co. (FPL). FPL claims to be the largest energy company in the U.S. as measured by retail electricity produced and […]

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Solar Energy in the Sunshine State: FPL Leads the Way

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 14:10:12 +0000

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Florida is known as “The Sunshine State,” so it’s no surprise that solar energy is growing rampantly across the state. Among the utilities adding solar resources to their energy mixes is Florida Power and Light Co. (FPL). FPL claims to be the largest energy company in the U.S. as measured by retail electricity produced and […]

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Massive Solar Farm Will Serve Texas Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:51:35 +0000

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A California company has teamed with the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s largest gas utility company to build a major solar power project just outside Houston, Texas. Rosendin, an electrical contractor with its corporate headquarters in San Jose, and Tokyo Gas America are developing the Aktina Renewable Power Project, a 500-MWac/631-MWdc solar farm spanning 4,000 acres […]

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Solar Industry Adds Record Capacity in 2020 in Spite of Pandemic

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 17:38:03 +0000

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The U.S. solar industry installed a record 19.2 GWdc of photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2020, a 43% increase from 2019, according to a report released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie. The numbers are particularly impressive considering the world was dealing with unique challenges as a result of COVID-19. “After a […]

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Are 1-in-10-Year Events Really 1-in-10-Year Events Anymore?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 13:10:16 +0000

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When evaluating resource adequacy requirements, many power companies and grid operators have used a methodology that originated more than 70 years ago. This probabilistic reliability approach has generally performed adequately through the years. It has generally evaluated loss-of-load events occurring at frequencies of one-day-in-10-years (1-in-10) to be acceptable in terms of system reliability. However, it’s […]

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Are 1-in-10-Year Events Really 1-in-10-Year Events Anymore?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 13:10:16 +0000

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When evaluating resource adequacy requirements, many power companies and grid operators have used a methodology that originated more than 70 years ago. This probabilistic reliability approach has generally performed adequately through the years. It has generally evaluated loss-of-load events occurring at frequencies of one-day-in-10-years (1-in-10) to be acceptable in terms of system reliability. However, it’s […]

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ERCOT Lists Generators Forced Offline During Texas Extreme Cold Event

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 20:00:00 +0000

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The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) in freshly revealed data on March 4 reported that the Texas grid suffered 1,796 generating or energy storage outages or derates as winter storm Uri bore down on the state in mid-February.  The grid operator made the list public in a letter it sent to lawmakers in the […]

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