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Hitachi Energy to Supply HVDC Technology for US Wind Project
Rooftop solar hits 45% of demand and sets new grid low in W.A.
Rooftop solar has helped deliver another Australian grid record, this time in Western Australia where the state’s wholesale electricity market (WEM) dipped to 1,176MW in the third quarter, the lowest minimum demand on record for the third quarter and just
Siemens Unvieled New Grid Diagnostic Suite for Distribution Grids
The Grid Diagnostic Suite initially includes four cloud-based applications which collect data from new or existing field devices for protection, distribution automation and power quality.
MAN Delivering Back-Up Power For UK Grid
MAN Energy Solutions has won orders from Statera Energy, the UK-based flexible-energy company, for the supply of eight MAN 20V35/44G TS engines for two 50 MW power plants.
The Role of Microgrids in Supporting Economic Development
From an economic development point of view, microgrids offer key benefits to end users: resiliency/reliability, power quality, cost effective growth in a timely fashion, and the potential for reduced energy costs.
California Power Shut-offs Drive Customers to Solar And Storage
The solicitation also notes that it is building this model based on a peaker replacement strategy adopted in Oakland over this summer. CEG has written about this innovative market solution for solar and storage:
ADB Approves Loan for Bangladesh Power Transmission Expansion Project
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of €271.84m ($300m) for the Dhaka and Western Zone Transmission Grid Expansion project in Bangladesh.
McDonald’s, Apex & Ares Sign Virtual Renewables PPA
McDonald’s, Apex Clean Energy, and Ares Management Corporation’s Infrastructure and Power strategy, have announced a 220 MW virtual renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) between McDonald’s and Aviator Wind West.
Smart Grid Initiative Will be Focused at Thailand's Future Energy Summit
With Thailand's rapidly developing economy and growing population, it already leads Southeast Asia in renewable energy installed capacity, and with the Alternative Energy Development Plan (AEDP) targeting 30% renewable energy by 2036.
Hurdles And Solutions to Make A More flexible Power Grid in UK
The UK's power sector is evolving at such a rate that generators, grid operators and utilities alike can scarcely believe the rate of change. It seems a new renewable energy record tumbles each week.
HVDC Test on the COBRAcable Submarine Power Link Completed
Prysmian Group has announced the successful completion of the HVDC test on the submarine inter-connector COBRAcable, that links The Netherlands and Denmark.
Iran Strikes Initial Deal to Rebuild Syrian Power Grid
Iran signed a preliminary agreement with Syria on Saturday to help rebuild the Arab ally’s electricity grid, Iranian state media reported, as Tehran seeks a deepening economic role after years of the Syrian conflict.
Aceleron and TATES to Provide Off-grid Kenyans With Reusable Batteries
UK reusable battery developer Aceleron and the fuels producer Total Access to Energy Solutions (TATES) unveiled a new partnership aimed at tackling unsustainable battery waste and enhancing clean energy accessibility by repurposing old battery packs in Ke
It's Risky for Ukraine to Resume Electricity Imports From Russia
Energy is particularly important to Ukraine. It is not simply a matter of ensuring consumers and businesses have the energy they need, at the right price.
Microgrids Ramp Up in Latin America but Asia Pacific Remains the Global Leader
The top global market for microgrids is arguably the Asia Pacific, especially for remote microgrid systems. The Asia Pacific market is driven by lack of robust grid infrastructure.
Grid Inertia And Why It Matters in A Renewable World
A power network without inertia is one that is unstable, suffers from issues of power quality and is susceptible to blackouts. The primary mechanism for providing inertia is via the presence of heavy rotating equipment.
China National Power Grid Plan to Integrate Internet of Things technologies
China has unveiled an ambitious plan to establish a nationwide smart power grid employing internet technologies such as 5G and artificial intelligence, with the first phase to be completed within two years.
The Practice of the Internet of Things in Electricity
The digital economy era is underway, where supply and demand sides connect through platforms to create bilateral markets.
Schneider Electric And Excellerate Launched the Xcape by Excellerate Energy Microgrid
Xcape is an agile microgrid solution designed for quick deployment and installation, helping deliver power when needed in even the most remote locations.
Moixa Partners with Energia to Develop Valuable Flexibility for Grid Management
The innovative partnership will include a flagship project to create a 120 kWh virtual power plant comprising of Moixa Smart Batteries and EV charge-points.
500 New Villages to Be Connected to National Power Grid by March 2020 in Iran
Iran’s Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (known as Tavanir) is going to connect 500 new villages to the national electricity network by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 19, 2020).
Nigeria Applied for A $3 Billion Loan to Expand Transmission,Distribution Networks
Nigeria has applied for a $3 billion loan at the World Bank for the expansion of transmission and distribution networks confirmed the minister of finance, budget and national planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed.
Iran Electricity Export to Iraq Has Reached A Record High
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian (pictured) has said the export of electricity to neighboring countries has reached a record high in the past year.
GEO Launches New Combined Smart Meter for Home Usage
geo’s CEO Patrick Caiger-Smith said: “Consumers increasingly look to their energy provider for guidance when it comes to improving management of their home energy usage.
EIB To Pledges 1bn Euros to Support Renewable Energy And Distribution Upgrades
The Board of the European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide 8.4bn euros of new financing, of which 1bn euros will support sustainable development across Europe.
MAN Energy Solutions Will Supply Two MAN 9L51/60 Engines to Stabilize Power in Gambia
MAN Energy Solutions will be supplying two MAN 9L51/60 engines for a newly built power plant in Brikama, the second-largest city in Gambia.
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