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Tuesday, December 9th, 2014      Leave a Comment
National Grid has joined with a Boston developer of transmission lines in seeking to build an undersea power line that would combine Canadian hydropower with Maine wind power and bring it to Boston – even as another partnership moves ahead with a huge power line beneath Lake Champlain in Vermont that would bring Quebec hydropower into New England
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2014-12-09 22:31:12
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Lucas123 writes: Over the next 10 years, adoption of distributed power in the form of renewables such as solar power has the potential to reduce revenues to grid utilities by as much as $48 billion in the U.S. and by $75 billion in Europe, according to a new study. The study, by Accenture, revealed that utility executives are more nervous (PDF) about the impact of distributed — or locally
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2014-12-09 18:27:20
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Official National Grid figures show 43% of Britain’s homes were powered by wind last SundayAbout 43% of Britain’s homes were powered by wind last Sunday. Figures for the National Grid figures showed that an average of 7.315GW of power was produced by windfarms, setting a new record for the UK. The previous record was 7
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2014-12-09 11:57:55
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Researchers at Cardiff University are working on technology which will contribute to the development of a ‘super- grid’ for sharing renewable power across Europe.
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2014-12-09 08:31:48
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Large-scale storage of low-pressure, gaseous hydrogen in salt caverns and other underground sites for transportation fuel and grid-scale energy applications offers several advantages over above-ground storage, says a recent Sandia National Laboratories study sponsored by the Department of Energyâs Fuel Cell Technologies Office
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2014-12-09 07:15:39
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Large-scale storage of low-pressure, gaseous hydrogen in salt caverns and other underground sites for transportation fuel and grid-scale energy applications offers several advantages over above-ground storage, says a recent Sandia National Laboratories study sponsored by the Department of Energy's Fuel Cell Technologies Office
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2014-12-09 07:13:09
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014      Leave a Comment
By Edith Honan NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's delayed Lake Turkana Wind Power project is expected to start generating power by 2017 after the African Development Bank backed financing to build a transmission line to connect it to the national grid, the project's director said. The wind farm located in Kenya's remote north will have an installed capacity of 310 megawatts (MW) to help plug a power
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2014-12-09 01:00:33
Sunday, December 7th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The  ‘missing link’ in the integration of renewable energy into the country’s power grid is a mandated grid impact study (GIS), but the Department of Energy (DOE) indicated it is not worried that such will cause the electricity system to collapse and trigger massive power outages.Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L
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2014-12-07 09:57:10
Saturday, December 6th, 2014      Leave a Comment
On November 26, when the state was mourning the sixth anniversary of the terrorist attack in Mumbai, a 50 Megawatt solar power plant was added to the Maharashtra's grid by Mahagenco, the state-run power generation company which had commissioned the plant only on July 13, 2014.
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2014-12-06 20:41:58
Saturday, December 6th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Matching output to demand is hard with wind and solar power. The answer is to store surplus juice on the grid until it is needed ON OCTOBER 28th a battery factory opened in Concord, North Carolina. That was good for an area which has seen dark economic times, but the event made few headlines. Perhaps it should have made more, though, for this factory's owner, Alevo, a Swiss company, is not in
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2014-12-06 14:31:02
Friday, December 5th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The generating unit 2 of the Bacon-Manito geothermal power plant of the Energy Development Corporation (EDC) had been ramped up by 5.0 megawatts, hence, adding up capacity to the supply-strained power grid.In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), the company noted that the facility’s generation which was initially rated at 55-MW post-rehabilitation, has since been increased to
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2014-12-05 10:05:44
Friday, December 5th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Enel Green Power’s 99MW Taltal wind farm in Chile has been commissioned following its connection to the grid.
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2014-12-05 06:40:48
Friday, December 5th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Dear EarthTalk : I’ve heard that the price of getting solar panels installed on a home is lower than ever, but has it gotten to the point anywhere in the U.S. where it’s actually cheaper than traditional grid power yet?
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2014-12-05 04:50:27
Friday, December 5th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Colonie Latham fuel cell manufacturer Plug Power says it has inked a $20 million contract to provide its ReliOn fuel cells to a major cell phone company. The hydrogen fuel cells are used as backup power in case the cell phone towers lose electric grid power. PlugPower says it expects to install 500 fuel cells at the unnamed customer's sites
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2014-12-05 00:27:55
Thursday, December 4th, 2014      Leave a Comment
China State Grid Corp. will spend about 400 billion yuan ($65 billion) this year on its electricity networks as the nation, which last month reached a deal with the U.S. to curtail fossil fuels, copes with an unprecedented influx of clean energy and higher demand.
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2014-12-04 16:59:24