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New ASCE Manual of Practice Offers Best Practices for Use of Fiber-Reinforced Polymers for Utility Lines

December 10, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s new book, Recommended Practice for Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Products for Overhead Utility Line Structures, MOP 104, Second Edition, details best practices for the use of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite poles and crossarms…

Philippines Drives Renewable Power to Improve Energy Security, says GlobalData

August 21, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco), the largest private sector electric distribution utility company in the Philippines, has launched auctions for…

Wärtsilä Signs 100 MW/100 MWh Energy Storage System Project Deal in South East Asia

July 29, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for a 100 MW/100 MWh total capacity energy storage…

Wärtsilä’s Fast Track Delivery of a 200 MW Engine Power Plant Will Help Meet Cambodia’s Rapidly Growing Electricity Demand

July 1, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 200 MW flexible baseload power plant to Cambodia that will help meet the country’s rapidly growing energy demand. Because of the urgent need to increase electricity supply, Wärtsilä is delivering the plant…

Highview Power Unveils CRYOBattery, World’s First Giga-Scale Cryogenic Battery

LONDON and NEW YORK –  June 27, 2019 – Highview Power, the global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions, is pleased to announce that it has developed a modular cryogenic energy storage system, the CRYOBattery, that is scalable up to multiple…

Subsea Electric Power Conversion Provides Bi- Direction MVDC Transmission

June 27, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News, Technology

A new electrical power conversion technology for subsea power distribution requirements being developed as a Phase II SBIR for the U.S. Navy has been introduced by Diversified Technologies, Inc. of Bedford, Massachusetts. The PowerMod™ Subsea MVDC Power…

Wärtsilä and Summit sign Bangladesh’s biggest ever service agreement to maintain Summit’s 464 MW power plants

June 17, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed two major Maintenance management and operational advisory agreements with Summit Group, the largest independent power producer (IPP) in Bangladesh and longstanding partner. The seven-year agreements represent…

New ASCE Manual of Practice Examines the Design and Use of Wood Poles for Utility Lines

May 7, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s new book, Wood Pole Structures for Electrical Transmission Lines, MOP 141, provides comprehensive knowledge of the principles and methods for the design and use of wood poles for overhead utility line structures. When designed utilizing…

CMBlu and MANN+HUMMEL Partner up on Sustainable Large-Scale Battery Storage for the Energy Transition

March 28, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

CMBlu and MANN+HUMMEL are industrializing energy converters for organic redox flow batteries to enable stationary energy storage in power grids Organic energy storage from CMBlu is based on the plant-derived lignin. Millions of tons of lignin accrue every…

New WIRES Group Report: $230 – $690 Billion Investment In US Transmission System Needed By 2050 To Support A More Electrified Economy

March 8, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Featured, News

WASHINGTON - A newly released report by WIRES finds that the drive towards electrification of transportation and heating in the U.S. will require major new electric transmission infrastructure. The report, titled The Coming Electrification of the North…