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First Transmission Project Moves Forward Under Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act

October 19, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Demonstrates Governor Cuomo’s Leadership to Accelerate Development of Transmission Systems Needed to Integrate Renewable Energy Sources into State’s Power System Transmission Project Benefits Northern New York’s Economy and Will Unlock Between 950 to…

American Hydro to modernise two units at Keokuk Hydroelectric plant in Iowa, USA

October 19, 2020 - in Energy, Renewables

American Hydro, part of Wärtsilä Corporation, has been awarded a major contract to perform rehabilitation services and complete the upgrade and refurbishment…

City of Hillsboro Begins Generating Renewable Energy from an Underground Water Pipeline

October 19, 2020 - in Energy, Renewables

With help from Portland General Electric and Energy Trust of Oregon, Hillsboro is pioneering a new technology for water utilities, the In-PRV from InPipe…

Renewables projects ramp up Down Under

October 18, 2020 - in Energy, Renewables

DP Energy and Spanish energy company Iberdrola are spending $500 million on a hybrid wind and solar plant at Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park in South Australia, while Singapore-based Nexif Energy has already begun the $170 million stage two expansion of…

Renewable Energy Jobs Continue Growth to 11.5 Million Worldwide

September 30, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

IRENA’s annual jobs review confirms long-term growth trend and calls for strong policy action to maximise employment benefits in response to COVID-19 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Renewable energy continues to bring socioeconomic benefits by creating…

Failed SolarReserve Project Given Second Life in South Australia

December 2, 2019 - in Energy, Renewables

Australian thermal energy storage company 1414 Degrees will buy SolarReserve’s ill-fated Aurora site in Port Augusta to build a solar farm and large-scale storage system. The company, based in Adelaide, South Australia, plans to build up to 400MW of solar…

UCF Unveils New Smart Power Grid Lab

February 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Renewables

A new engineering laboratory that enhances the University of Central Florida’s leading role in modernizing and sustaining the nation’s power grid is opening this week, in concert with the national DistribuTECH conference in Orlando. The 660-square-foot…

Is the Electrical Grid Destined to Go the Way of the Telephone?

August 28, 2014 - in Energy, Renewables

New technologies are allowing consumers to move from grid-based electricity to personal home-based electricity. Instead of the two-way transactional process, electricity is going the way of personal solar power plants, and disrupting the electricity grid provider's…

E.ON and IBM Deliver Innovative Service Offerings to Customers with New Smart Energy Solutions

September 9, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has been selected by E.ON Metering to operate its Smart Metering IT infrastructure in a private cloud. The new platform will improve the integration of renewable and decentralized energy sources, while also allowing…