Renewable Energy

New and analysis of the rise of Renewable Energy resources, which has a significant impact on the performance and reliability of electricity grids. The integration of renewable energy into electric power systems around the world is a major trend as they must connect to existing transmission grids at a range of voltage levels. Renewable Energy resources include solar, wind power, hydroelectric energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, biomass, geothermal power and other forms of energy such as tides and hot hydrogen fusion.

Netherlands

Repowering project will create biggest wind farm in the Netherlands

Holland’s Windparke Zeewolde has signed a 320MW turbine purchase from Enercon as part of its repowering plan.
Duke Energy

Consumer watchdogs, employers resist Duke Energy rate bill

Duke Energy Corp. is pushing North Carolina legislators to allow the country's largest electric company to line up profitable infrastructure projects years into the future and bypass lengthy regulatory battles.
electric bicycle

Uber launches Jump electric bicycle service in Brussels

Uber has launched its electric bicycle (e-bike) sharing service, Jump, in Brussels, with 500 e-bikes now available for city commuters.
MOSCOW

The US-Israel initiative to provide up to $1 million in R&D...

A joint project between the US Department of Energy and the Israel Ministry of Energy has called for energy technology developers to submit proposals to receive funding.
energy storage fund

City residents highlight where to direct sustainability grant

Residents in the town of Geneva have decided to use a $25,000 sustainability grant towards a storm water control project ahead of other smart...
portland

First renewable-powered public buses hit US roads

The US city of Portland, Oregon has announced that its bus fleet will be powered entirely by wind – making it the first public transport sector company in the country to do so, according to TriMet, the city’s mass transit agency.
Tennessee

Tennessee’s largest solar facility is now online

independent power producer Silicon Ranch Corporation has announced its 53-MW solar array, said to be the largest in the state, is operational. The array was built in partnership with the City of Millington, the U.S. Navy, Memphis, Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
smart energy

UK launches £30 million fund for smart energy start-ups

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has launched a £30 million fund aimed at assisting the development of smart energy ideas by innovators and entrepreneurs in the sector.
New York businesses

New York commits $280 million for energy storage projects

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that $280 million of support is available for energy storage projects.
Shell

Shell to replace gas with solar for Oman port

Global energy company Shell has partnered with major port in Oman to set up several solar power projects to replace gas power for local businesses.

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