Summer 2020 Brought ERCOT Market Challenges, But Nothing Like 2019

Credit to Author: Lee Taylor| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:29:52 +0000

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The Texas power market made headlines in August 2019 when wholesale prices for electricity repeatedly spiked close to and even hit the $9,000-per-megawatt-hour (MWh) cap. This August, average hourly prices peaked at “just” $1,700 per MWh, the afternoon of Aug. 15. There were many reasons for the reduced price volatility in Texas this year. First, […]

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ Report Highlights Greening of the Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 19:39:47 +0000

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The use of coal for North American power generation will continue to decline, natural gas will continue as the leading source of power, and the use of renewable resources to provide electricity will continue to grow, according to a report from Hitachi ABB Power Grids. The outlook, titled “North America Power Reference Case: Spring 2020” […]

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ Report Highlights Greening of the Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 19:39:47 +0000

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The use of coal for North American power generation will continue to decline, natural gas will continue as the leading source of power, and the use of renewable resources to provide electricity will continue to grow, according to a report from Hitachi ABB Power Grids. The outlook, titled “North America Power Reference Case: Spring 2020” […]

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FERC Order Backs Grid Market for DERs

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:46:50 +0000

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order that advocates for distributed energy resources (DERs) say will enable DERs, including renewable energy such as solar, wind, and battery storage, to compete on a more-level playing field in the organized capacity, energy, and ancillary services markets run by regional grid operators. FERC Order No. 2222, […]

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FERC Order Backs Grid Market for DERs

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:46:50 +0000

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order that advocates for distributed energy resources (DERs) say will enable DERs, including renewable energy such as solar, wind, and battery storage, to compete on a more-level playing field in the organized capacity, energy, and ancillary services markets run by regional grid operators. FERC Order No. 2222, […]

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South Korea Will Close Half Its Coal-Fired Fleet

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:38:08 +0000

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South Korea’s president said the country will shutter 30 more coal-fired power plants by 2034, and bring additional solar and wind power resources online in the next five years in order to meet emissions reductions targets. President Moon Jae-in made the announcement Sept. 8 in a speech he delivered virtually for the United Nations’ International […]

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South Korea Will Close Half Its Coal-Fired Fleet

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:38:08 +0000

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South Korea’s president said the country will shutter 30 more coal-fired power plants by 2034, and bring additional solar and wind power resources online in the next five years in order to meet emissions reductions targets. President Moon Jae-in made the announcement Sept. 8 in a speech he delivered virtually for the United Nations’ International […]

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World’s Largest—For Now—Battery Storage Project Online in California

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 22:01:37 +0000

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A battery energy storage project in California is set to be the world’s largest in terms of generation capacity when the facility is fully energized later in September. McCarthy Building Companies’ Renewable Energy & Storage group, based in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sept. 1 said the company had recently completed construction of LS Power’s 250-MW Gateway […]

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World’s Largest—For Now—Battery Storage Project Online in California

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 22:01:37 +0000

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A battery energy storage project in California is set to be the world’s largest in terms of generation capacity when the facility is fully energized later in September. McCarthy Building Companies’ Renewable Energy & Storage group, based in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sept. 1 said the company had recently completed construction of LS Power’s 250-MW Gateway […]

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Turning a Brownfield into a Brightfield

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 04:57:06 +0000

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A solar array in Indiana is a model project for renewable energy development, with the site providing clean energy at what was once a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Superfund site. Areas of the U.S

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