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Wärtsilä Guaranteed Asset Performance agreement will ensure essential reliability for Senegal power plant

April 13, 2022 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

Wärtsilä 10-year Guaranteed Asset Performance agreement with Malicounda Power SAS covers the 130 MW Malicounda Melec power plant located in Mbour, Senegal. Courtesy of Malicounda Power SAS   The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 10-year Guaranteed…

Hexagon helps Electricity Company of Ghana modernize electricity distribution

April 6, 2022 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division announced the successful deployment of an advanced utility geographic…

NCEP Releases Two New Mini Guides on Decision-Making for Transmission Siting and Engagement Between States and Regional Transmission Organizations

April 4, 2022 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

WASHINGTON — The National Council on Electricity Policy today announced the release of two new mini guides, the sixth and seventh in its series promoting…

Video: Building Back Stronger with Distributed Energy and Resilience

March 7, 2022 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Multimedia, Videos

In 2016, the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians was without power for days following a flood. Located in northern Wisconsin, the tribe was served by a single line of electricity from the power grid. Their plan to rebuild factored…

Technical Studies To Design Transmission Expansion For A Clean Electricity Future

March 2, 2022 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

Reston, Va. – A massive expansion of the bulk transmission system is needed to support very high levels of clean electricity, a massive effort that requires rethinking our current approach to expanding the grid. A new report by the Energy Systems Integration…

New NARUC-NASEO Report on Resilience Valuation Highlights Potential of Microgrids

February 23, 2022 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

WASHINGTON  — The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners and the National Association of State Energy Officials today announced the release of a new report on innovative approaches to estimating the value of resilience. Authored by…

OBTAINING ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEM FLEXIBILITY FROM THE INDUSTRIAL SECTOR

February 11, 2022 - in Electric Grid, Energy

Electrified Industrial Loads and Green Hydrogen Production Can Be Important Sources of Flexibility in Later Stages of Decarbonizing Our Electric Power System   Reston, Va. – The Energy Systems Integration Group has released a new report, Increasing…

SolarEdge Launches Next Generation Inverters up to 120kW in North America

July 20, 2021 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc., a global leader in smart energy technology, has introduced a new range of commercial inverters with Synergy Technology, now available for rooftop, ground mount and carport applications, in North America. Reaching up to 120kW,…

Power grab: researchers probe grid resilience using advanced batteries

June 8, 2021 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

Isolated multichannel battery and cell voltage measuring circuit for use in series strings   A new university research partnership will show how advanced lead batteries can support electricity grid energy storage and plug-in to more renewable and other…

TenneT and GreenCom Networks want to unlock flexibility potential of households to manage bottlenecks in the power grid

June 1, 2021 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

A pilot project plans to answer questions such as how decentralised energy producers, consumers and storage systems can alleviate bottlenecks in the power grid Virtual platform brings together and manages test customers Integration of decentralised plants…