Renewable Energy


California ISO to begin testing energy imbalance market with PacifiCorp, NV Energy


After a month of simulation, financially binding operations will begin on November 1

Vattenfall orders nine Siemens wind turbines for wind power project


Vattenfall has ordered nine gearless wind turbines of the type Siemens SWT-3.2-113 for its Juktan project

Samsung, Pattern Development sign 100 MW wind power deal in Ontario

09/30/2014 Samsung and Pattern Development will jointly develop, own and operate the Belle River Wind project, which will be built in Lakeshore, Ontario 
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DistribuTECH Throwback: Projects of the Year 2014

VIDEO: Battery energy storage systems to be installed at UC San Diego

09/29/2014 The 2.5 MW, 5 MWh energy storage system will be integrated into the university’s microgrid, which generates 92 percent of the electricity used on c...

PNM submits plan for new solar energy production


New Mexico's largest electricity provider wants to build new solar power plants to produce enough power to serve 40,000 homes 

Kauai Island Utility invites public to solar power project


Engineers will explain how the facility's more than 45,000 panels provide electricity to the power grid

Scotland nears 50 percent renewable energy use


Fresh statistics from DECC estimate renewables met a record-breaking 46.4 percent of electricity use in 2013 

Uruguay to launch 70 MW wind farm in 2016


Gamesa will build the $170 million project, which is scheduled to begin operations in 2016 

Latin America turns to waste-to-energy for power generation

09/25/2014 Mexico's water commission Conagua is developing a clean-up plan for the Bordo Poniente sanitary landfill site on the outskirts of Mexico City 



3D BIM for Substations—Driving Efficiency from Design Through Operation and Maintenance

In this webinar, PESTECH will describe their transition to intelligent substation design and its essential role in their corporate BIM strategy. The presentation will illustrate how a substation de...
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High Availability Networks. Application of IEC6439-3 Protocols for IEC61850 Process Bus implementation

Networks can now be built for the first time with genuinely uninterrupted data communication between sensors, drives and measuring equipment. These new techniques, PRP (Parallel Redundancy Protocol...
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Understanding Moisture Dynamics in Power Transformers

While the need to measure moisture in power transformers has been well documented and is universally accepted, the understanding of how moisture moves within a transformer under various conditions ...
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Regional Market Outlook for the WECC and ERCOT

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Advanced Analytics and Actionable Intelligence: How Ambit Energy is using data analytics to deliver business value

Data and effective use of technology are prominent in the decision-making processes for Ambit Energy. In fact, data is at the core of new product d...

Rethinking Smart Grid Data Analytics From difficult-to-understand data stores to profitable business insight

What’s driving the boom in smart meter data? Why is it becoming more urgent to unlock its value? How can utilities approach data analytics not only...

Securing the Smart Grid: Achieving the Ultimate Goals of Safe Information Access

What security measures should your AMI system employ? Has your system security been evaluated by third parties? What would happen if a new threat w...

3D Interoperability for Multi-Dimensional Benefits

Previous 2-dimensional approaches to interoperability are quickly being replaced by more advanced, benefits-enhancing 3-dimensional methods of comm...

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