SAKOR Technologies will be exhibiting engine, hybrid vehicle, and battery testing technologies at the Automotive Testing Expo 2013 North America at booth #13004
BrightSource Energy’s massive solar farm in a remote corner of California delivered its first flow of power to the grid, an important step for demonstrating that the project is on the final path to become a fully operating power plant, the company said Tuesday. BrightSource achieved what is called the “first sync” with the project,Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, where for the first time the steam was sent to one of its three turbines for generating electricity and synching to the grid. Ivanpah is the first commercial power plant project in the United States for BrightSource, which owns a stake in the project along with NRG Energy and Google. The project also is one of the massive solar power projects being built in California to enable the state to meet its goal of using an increasing amount of renewable electricity. The state’s mandate requires 33% of its utilities power supplies to come from renewable sources such as solar, wind, geothermal and biomass by 2020. The project has a 392-megawatt capacity but is set to deliver 377 megawatts to the Pacific Gas and Electric and Southern California Edison . It’s sized to deliver enough power to about 140,000 homes per year. Ivanpah is made up of three power generation stations. The “first sync” milestone took place at Unit 1, and the same step will be done at Unit 2 and Unit 3 soon. Unit 2 and Unit 3 are scheduled to start delivering electricity to the grid by the end of the year.
CSP Today has recently launched the 2014 edition of the Parabolic Trough report which works as a barometer of what and where the industry is currently focusing its attention on.
The King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (K.A. CARE) confirms the participation of five engineers at the International CSP Week to be held in Sevilla this November.
ICUE 2014 on: Green Energy for Sustainable Development, 19-21 March 2014, Jomtien Palm Beach Hotel and Resort, Pattaya City, THAILAND
More and more customers want to produce their own electricity for on-site consumption
Plant will add needed capacity to Virginia and Washington D.C.; power up to 750,000 homes ---- One of the cleanest natural gas-fueled power plants in the nation will easily meet new carbon emissions standards proposed by the U.S. E.P.A. ---- Expected to make a significant contribution to area economy; create 600 construction jobs ---- Bechtel to be the engineering, procurement and construction contractor
Report's rankings reveal most countries struggle to balance energy needs ---- Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, Spain and the United Kingdom achieve ‘AAA' ratings under new scorecard system ---- World Energy Congress to agree the agenda for change next month in Korea
Ecotech Institute's Energy Efficiency Program Now Provides Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certification
In 2014, Ecotech Institute will also add a new energy efficiency lab to help students prepare for certification
Located at Konterra headquarters with funding from the Maryland Energy Administration "Game Changer" Grant; Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley to dedicate system on October 15
NREL Calculates Emissions and Costs of Power Plant Cycling Necessary for Increased Wind and Solar in the West
The study finds that the carbon emissions induced by more frequent cycling are negligible (<0.2%) compared with the carbon reductions achieved through the wind and solar power generation evaluated in the study.
Thanks to the continued drop in prices, plug-in vehicles are now within the reach of millions of Americans. If you are curious about plug-in hybrids or electric vehicles go to pluginday.org and find a celebration near you. At the event there will be people to answer your questions and let you drive.
Strategic Endeavor Extends Visibility From the Meter to the Substation Allowing Utilities to Better Pinpoint Faults and Outages Throughout their Distribution Network in Brazil
Located at Konterra headquarters with funding from the Maryland Energy Administration ‘Game Changer' Grant; Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley to dedicate system on October 15
UK-based mechanical and electrical contractors has successfully achieved Gas Safe registration status, permitting the company to work on gas appliances and renewable energy systems including solar water heating equipment.
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