Renewable Energy

RENEWABLE ENERGY ARTICLES

AWEA: U.S. wind power installation rebounded in 2014

01/29/2015 Industry leaders blamed uncertainty over federal policy. The renewable energy production tax credit (PTC) was only extended for two weeks at the en...

OPIC plan for Liberia biomass power fails

01/28/2015 The company, Buchanan Renewables, dismissed 600 workers and left the country amid complaints of workplace injuries, environmental harm and, at time...

Photovoltaic, wind, hydropower are top renewable energy technologies

01/28/2015

Previously, less than 50 countries worldwide had support policies for renewable energy; this number now stands at more than 130 

B&W wins contracts for biomass power plant in Wales

01/28/2015

The power plant will be designed to burn 335,000 tons of wood waste biomass annually and generate nearly 40 MW of electricity 

Federal permit approved on SunZia transmission line

01/26/2015 SunZia is one of seven pilot projects the Obama administration put on a fast track in hopes of boosting renewable energy development mainly across ...

GE wind turbines picked for 151 MW wind power project in China

01/26/2015

The deal also includes a service agreement for two years of operations and maintenance

Mexico to add 66 GW to power grid

01/26/2015

Mexico will add 66 GW to its power grid over the next 15 years, with investments of $90 billion expected in renewables 

EDF switches on 200 MW Texas wind power project

01/23/2015

The project commenced construction of 54 GE 1.85 MW, and 50 Vestas V100 2 MW wind turbines in November 2013 

Orange County landfill to produce trash-to-energy capacity

01/23/2015

The $60 million plant is expected to generate 20 MW of electricity when it opens in a year

Total, SunPower build 70 MW solar power plant in Chile

01/23/2015 PV Salvador power plant is expected to produce nearly 200 GWh of solar energy per year, enough to supply electricity to about 70,000 households in ...

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Engaging the Small and Mid-sized Business (SMB) Marketplace

This session will outline how Duke Energy leveraged Voice of Customer insights, previous experience in similar outreach programs, and careful internal analysis to identify an improvement opportunit...
( 02/04/2015 / 03:00 PM

When Grid Optimization is Not Enough: Making Cents of Disruptive Change.

Electric utilities today face unprecedented volatility and business challenges. To stay competitive and ensure a managed transition to a sustainable future, electric utilities must ensure grid reli...
( 02/04/2015 / 12:30 PM

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Premium Power

Premium power is an increasingly valuable tool for utilities and municipalities, who can charge more for supplying power to customers with critical loads. At the same time, more customers have thei...
( 02/03/2015 / 05:00 PM

The Integrated Operating Model Creating an Advanced Outage Management Environment to Control the Grid

Amy Hime, Senior Manager of Engineering and Asset Systems at Enersource, will discuss the journey they took to move from traditional methods, to an advanced outage management environment to manage ...
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Cooling System Technology for Cube-Based Display Walls

The cooling system in a cube-based display wall is a critical factor to consider when you're planning which technology would be best for your contr...

Envisioning the Smart Grid of the Future

While it is true that the future is unknowable, it’s a safe guess that the smart grid of tomorrow will be dramatically different than the smart gri...

Managed Services: More Smart Grid Benefits; Less Smart Grid Risk

Planning and deploying smart grid solutions is a challenge under the best of circumstances, and for many, balancing the risk-reward continuum is a ...

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