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 power, wind power, hydroelectric energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, biomass, geothermal power and other forms of energy such as tides and hot hydrogen fusion.

Scotland energy transition

Scotland hits new wind record – could power every home in...

Scotland produced enough renewable energy to power its homes and of Northern England too

French renewables producer gets €23 million investment boost

French renewable energy company Voltalia has received a €23 million boost from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
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DERs vital to New Jersey’s energy transformation – Global think thanks

A new study has been released to indicate the role which DERs play in ensuring New Jersey achieves its 100% renewables target.
ameren

Five ways geospatial technology is helping utilities

Bill Meehan, Global Director of Utilities at Esri, shares five key areas in which location and geospatial can help utilities solve their problems.
solar energy

Solar micro-grids and energy access in Myanmar

Villages in Myanmar are taking electricity generation into their own hands, turning to solar micro-grids to power their homes.
robotic maintenance

Crawling robots could feature on a wind turbine near you

Robots developed by Sandia National Laboratories use infra-red cameras to detect visible and invisible damage to wind turbine blades.
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New York addresses DER – grid integration challenges with new funding

New York State governor Andrew Cuomo announced $15 million in first round funding for the Future Grid Challenge programme.
Fortnite

Global gaming sensation Fortnite embraces solar – yes, Fortnite

The global online gaming sensation is an notorious online escape from the 'day-to-day', offering a world packed with weapons, power-ups, and now, solar panels!
covid-19

2019 results on solar funding, merger and acquisitions released

Mercom Capital Group has released its report on funding and merger and acquisition within the solar industry during the second quarter of 2019.
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2018 sustainability report highlights massive utility savings

EC Energy Group has released its 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report which highlights the firm’s social, environmental and governance performance.

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