Sandy Pond HVDC converter station in Massachusetts, the world's first multi-terminal bipole High Voltage DC power system, has provided reliable, clean energy to New England since 1990.
Storage of this type helps to solve one of the key factors limiting the wider use of solar energy - by eliminating the need to use the electricity immediately.
Schneider Electric's Conext XW+ 6848NA Meets HECO's TrOV-2 and Frequency and Voltage Ride-Through Requirements
"Hawaii has the highest concentration of solar in the United States and is the model for what we are likely going to adopt in the rest of the United States in the not so distant future."
By Kelly Hodgkins for Digital Trends: Danish state-owned company Dong Energy A/S plans to set a new world record for the world’s largest offshore wind farm, breaking the existing record currently held by the 630-megawatt London Array, another facility built by Dong. The new U.K. wind farm will be located in the Irish Sea, about 12 miles off the west coast of Great Britain. When commissioned, it will provide enough energy to power almost a half million homes. It’s no surprise that Dong is behind this effort, as it is Denmark’s largest energy company and the world’s largest developer of offshore wind power. The company has a longstanding relationship with the UK, constructing and, in some cases, operating multiple offshore wind facilities, including those in Barrow, Burbo Bank, and Walney Island. Between these projects and others in Germany, Dong now has a total of 5.1 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity. It aims to expand this capacity even further with a projected goal of 6.5 gigawatts of offshore wind energy production by 2020. Cont'd...
"Oldbaum Services is at the forefront of the wind sector in reducing the cost of energy by combining our industry-leading skills and experience in wind resource assessment"
Grid Resilient 125kW Power Conversion Systems to Be Deployed in Japan and China
Zettler Group publishes an updated on-line PDF for electro-mechanical relays for photo-voltaic inverter applications
Cole Mellino for EcoWatch: Morocco imports 97 percent of its energy, and yet it has one of the highest rates of solarinsolation of any country—about 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, according to the Solar GCC Alliance. To put that in perspective, the Guinness Book of World Records puts Yuma, Arizona as the sunniest place on Earth with an average of 4,055 hours of sunshine per year (the theoretical maximum is 4,456), whereas the sunniest place in Germany, which still has a robust solar industry, gets a mere 1,800 sunshine hours a year. So it’s no surprise that Morocco is tapping into its abundant sunshine for energy. Morocco is building “a complex of four linked solar mega-plants that, alongside hydro andwind, will help provide nearly half of Morocco’s electricity from renewables by 2020,” reports The Guardian. When the entire project is finished, it will be the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant in the world. The first phase, Noor 1, will go live next month. Cont'd...
Saft connects with SABIC's Home of Innovation initiative to promote growth in Saudi Arabia & the Middle East
Saft's lithium-ion battery technology will deliver effective energy storage for solar energy as part of SABIC's Home of Innovatio growth initiative to promote the introduction of industry-leading technology into Saudi Arabia and the Middle East Region.
Representatives Collins (R-NY) and Takano (D-CA) Form Caucus to Expand Energy Storage Industry
This collaboration will provide reliable and renewable electricity to 500 remote villages throughout Indonesia.
SUNRNR of Virginia, Inc. is is making news in areas hit hard by weather events, particularly during the 2015 hurricane season. A trade trip to the Canary Islands is planned for November.
Because our technology is safe, modular, and easy to install, we can deploy this solution on a distributed basis-within the load centers where this capacity is needed most.
Industry Convenes at Global Conference in Dubai as 15 million Lighting Systems Reach over 66 million People Living Off-Grid
They key advantage of the MFC Mini stems from the high energy density and low-cost nature of its fuel, which blends an industrial methanol and water.
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