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Hitachi Energy to Supply HVDC Technology for US Wind Project
Australia’s largest hybrid microgrid project completes Stage 1
juwi Renewable Energy, the Australian subsidiary of international project developer juwi, has completed the first stage of the 23 MW hybrid power station, which will be Australia’s largest once completed.
Diversify Power Sources to Avoid a Repeat of Blackouts
If states want to avoid costly electricity failures such as the blackouts that roiled California recently, they can improve their odds by diversifying power sources, according to new research from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas.
EPRI to Test Military Microgrids with Tranportable Batteries
EPRI is getting ready to test military microgrids with transportable batteries in its work to create a more standardized microgrid design.
Developing a Digital Twin for the Electricity Grid
The rapid transition to renewable energy threatens to cause major problems to the very expensive electricity grid in the Netherlands.
Penn Power Wraps Up Resilience Projects in Time for Winter Cold
As winter approaches, The Pennsylvania Power Company (Penn Power) is wrapping up major projects expected to enhance electric service reliability for nearly 20,000 customers in Mercer County.
SSEN Submits Scots Grid Masterplan
SSEN Transmission has today submitted a business plan to the UK energy regulator Ofgem for the future of the north of Scotland electricity network that aims to facilitate growth in renewable energy.
Used Electric Vehicle Batteries Charge Up the Grid
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed an innovative control system for repurposed electric vehicle battery packs to store electricity for home use and are scaling up the technology to a large, power grid-level project.
Northern Powergrid to Trial Ground-Mounted Transformers
Northern Powergrid will be the UK’s first distribution network operator (DNO) to trial super low loss ground-mounted Amorphous transformers (AMTs), the company has announced.
Schneider Electric Launches UAE Smart Distribution Facility
Schneider Electric has opened a Smart Distribution Center in Dubai. It is the first Smart Distribution Center in the region and becomes the latest addition to the company’s growing worldwide network of smart operations facilities.
UK DNO Northern Powergrid starts trial of AMTs
UK distribution network operator (DNO) Northern Powergrid has started the trial of super low loss ground-mounted amorphous transformers (AMTs).
Nexans to Begin Laying Cable to Syros Under Aegean Sea
Top officials from the Independent Power Transmission Operator SA (IPTO or ADMIE) of Greece and contractor Nexans SA, based in France, announced yesterday in Lavrion port that boats are about to start rolling out the electric cable in the third phase of e
Michigan Launches MI Power Grid
MI Power Grid is also designed to offer feedback to help utilities improve their grid investments for affordable and reliable electricity services.
Nokia Smartens Up Finnish Grid
Nokia is installing communications infrastructure to establish the smart grid in Finland, capable of integrating increased levels of renewable power.
Tracking Power Generation and Use in the U.S. on an Hourly Basis
A team of researchers at Stanford University has found a way to track how much electricity is generated and used in the U.S. on an hourly basis.
Tech Aims to Predict Problems on Power Lines Before Disaster
B. Don Russell wasn't thinking about preventing a wildfire when he developed a tool to detect power line problems before they cause equipment failures, blackouts or even deadly accidents.
ADB to Provide $451 Million to Strengthen Grid in Southern India
The funds will be used to build an extra-high-voltage transmission link to transmit 9 GW of capacity, including 6 GW of renewables, to the Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor by 2025.
Schneider Electric Launches Region’s First Smart Distribution Centre in Dubai
Schneider Electric has expanded its network of smart operations facilities with the launch of the region’s first Smart Distribution Center in Dubai, showcasing cutting-edge technologies that deliver greater efficiencies to customers and partners.
TSO Probes Water Hazards on German Grid Link
Amprion to survey about 90 water systems lying on the route of the 2GW A-Nord grid connection.
NGET and Smart Wires Sign Deal for Power Flow Control Technology
Under the terms of the five-year agreement, Smart Wires will provide flow control technology to help NGET transfer greater volumes of renewable power to customers, thereby decarbonising UK electricity grid.
Germany: TenneT Completes Substation Reboot
State secretary Jens Deutschendorf, from the Hessen Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy joined TenneT Managing Director Tim Meyerjurgens to visit the upgraded substation in Mecklar in Ludwigsau, which took five years to complete.
ASEAN’s Largest Off-Grid Hybrid Microgrid Now Live
The inaugural project in CleanGrid Partners’ $100 million microgrid investment portfolio has gone live in the Philippines.
Role of market-based power trade to gather steam: CERC chairman
Long-term PPAs currently constitute 90% share of the power procurement portfolio of the discoms.
Smart Grid Technology in the US: Benefits to Environment and Social Justice
Smart grids can lead to cleaner neighborhoods, reduce the cost of living, offer more sustainable solutions for design and construction, and provide a more accurate analysis of how to solve current issues in urban areas.
California’s Culver City Mulls 3 Microgrid Options, May Issue RFP
Roughly a year after commissioning a feasibility study, Culver City, Calif., is considering issuing a request for proposals (RFP) to move forward with a municipal microgrid.
Egypt to be in Charge of Developing African Power Grid
Minister of of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker said Monday that Egypt, upon the request of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), will be in charge of developing the continental electrical linkage grid
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