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.

Pavegen

UK’s Pavegen’s footfall-capture generation secures crowd-funded future

UK start-up Pavegen, which uses energy capture technology powered by people’s footsteps whilst tracking usage data, has managed to raise more than double it’s 950,000 target, raising over 2,6 million in funding to drive international expansion and development.
facial recognition

Ed’s note: Facial recognition causing headaches in Australia

A story from Australia made me look twice and then... again. The headline in the Sydney Morning Herald read: "Smart Energy Council calls for State to abandon facial recognition.” I had to know more…
India paris agreement

India looks set to overshoot Paris Agreement target by 60%

India looks set to overshoot its key Paris Climate Agreement target by over 60%, thanks to plans for close to two-thirds of its installed electricity capacity to be renewable by 2030, according to India’s Central Electricity Authority (CEA).
SA Power Networks solar

Could the solar boom bust the grid?

The increase in solar PV generation is attributed to a record amount of installed rooftop solar capacity over 2018, which made up 74% of total solar generation in Q4 2018.
first climate

BP forms joint venture energy company with US agribusiness

BP has partnered with grain food company Bunge to create a bioenergy company in one of the world’s largest fast-growing markets for biofuels – Brazil.
climate action

Florida municipalities release nation’s first joint climate action plan

Florida cities have released the Two Cities, One Sustainable Future, climate action plan.
Aibel

Michigan utility purchases state’s largest clean energy projects

DTE Energy has purchased the Isabella wind 1 and 11 projects from Apex Clean Energy to serve the energy needs of its industrial customers in Michigan.
covestro

Siemens Gamesa joins Orsted, Eversource for 1700MW US wind portfolio

Wind energy companies Orsted and Eversource, have signed a turbine supply contract with Siemens Gamesa to power 1700MW of US offshore wind farms.
Lake Turkana

Africa’s largest wind farm launches operations in Kenya

Africa's largest wind energy plant, the Lake Turkana wind farm in Kenya, has been launched, and the facility's full capacity of 310MW has been brought online.
gas generation

Utility unveils ‘Power BundleFlex’ for resilient energy mix

CPS Energy has launched a new approach to learn and adopt new power generation solutions over the next 20 years and beyond.

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