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Blustery weather pushes UK wind power to record 21.6GW

Business Green

Britain's onshore and offshore wind turbines set yet anothe generation record on 10 January, National Grid ESO confirms. Britain's grid operator said the new record was set during a half hour period from 6pm on 10 January, when wind power provided just over half - 50.4

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DNV verifies Gazelle Wind Power’s hybrid floating platform

Renewable Energy World

Global assurance and risk management provider DNV has verified the hybrid floating wind platform developed by Gazelle Wind Power with a statement of feasibility. Subscribe to Renewable Energy World’s free, weekly newsletter for more stories like this. Follow @EngelsAngle.

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Blustery weather blows UK wind power to record 21.6GW

Business Green

Britain's onshore and offshore wind turbines collectively generated more power than ever on 10 January, National Grid ESO confirms. Britain's grid operator said the new record was set during a half hour period from 6pm on 10 January, when wind power alone provided over half - 50.4

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Wind-powered hydrogen production plant commissioned in Germany

Renewable Energy World

Salzgitter AG, subsidiary Avacon and Linde have announced commissioning of the “Wind Hydrogen Salzgitter – WindH2” project, which will use wind energy to produce hydrogen. million euros from the federal funding for energy efficiency in the economy,” Feicht said.

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UK wind power 'smashes' generation record set just last week

Business Green

UK wind farm generation tops 20GW for the first time, as National Grid confirms plans to pay households to reduce peak time demand. noon to 12.30pm on Wednesday, wind generation reached 20,896MW, providing 53 per cent of Britain's electricity.

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Will Airborne Wind Power Finally Fly in 2021?

GreenTechMedia

An energy technology that even Google parent company and tech behemoth Alphabet couldn’t get to work might finally achieve commercial takeoff this year. “Thanks to its specific advantages, airborne wind energy is set to play a vital role in achieving this objective.”

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How a Single UK Turbine Could Prove a New Use Case for Wind Power

GreenTechMedia

A trial to test the concept of using a wind turbine to help smooth peaks and troughs in electricity supply and demand on the grid began earlier this month. ’s clean energy transition: grid constraint.

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From smart meters to big batteries, co-ops emerge as clean grid laboratories

Renewable Energy World

By Frank Jossi, Energy News Network. A wave of pilot programs by Minnesota electric cooperatives is saving customers money and providing useful data for larger utilities considering new technology and pricing models to encourage grid efficiency. Credit: Great River Energy / Courtesy.

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A 21st-century reinvention of the electric grid is crucial for solving the climate change crisis

Renewable Energy World

Then, beginning around 2009, first wind turbines and then solar photovoltaic panels decreased enough in cost to become competitive in electricity markets. Even faster growth is expected ahead, especially given the Biden administration’s plans to tap high-value offshore wind resources.

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Electric grid sale presents rare opportunity for Rhode Island, clean energy advocates say

Renewable Energy World

by Lisa Prevost, Energy News Network. They want officials to insist, as a pre-condition of approval, that PPL present specifics as to how it will enable the state to meet its commitment to achieving 100% renewable energy by 2030 and, under the Act on Climate , net-zero emissions by 2050.

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Wind-powered cargo vessel promises sustainable ocean shipping

AGreenLiving

Conceptually, the wind-powered cargo vessel is designed for car and truck shipments and will have the capacity to carry up to 7,000 cars at a time. Wallenius Marine, the company responsible for Oceanbird (along with the Royal Institute of Technology, SSPA and the Swedish Transport Administration), believes in the future of zero-emissions shipping using wind as the main energy source. Excerpt from: Wind-powered cargo vessel promises sustainable ocean shipping.

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Atmospheric scientists collaborate to improve offshore wind research through better buoys

Renewable Energy World

A new collaborative project led by researchers at the University at Albany Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC) could soon offer a new approach to tap into this vast amount of renewable energy. Asset Management Monitoring News Offshore Wind Power

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Wind turbine listening device prepares for commercial launch

Green Living Guy

To begin, final trials of listening devices or a ping monitor. One that does check the health of wind turbines. The post Wind turbine listening device prepares for commercial launch appeared first on Green Living Guy.

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10 most common causes of lost energy in wind systems

Renewable Energy World

To the wind industry, to the energy transition, and perhaps most of all, to the sustainability of the planet. Downtime, maintenance, deratings, and other issues all result in lost energy and the industry has been trying to reduce these losses for many years.

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‘There’s a gap’: A cybersecurity expert’s advice for renewable energy

Renewable Energy World

Last month, President Biden met with energy executives to discuss his administration’s cybersecurity initiatives and ongoing threats facing critical infrastructure in the U.S. Well, attackers feed off technology,” Bramson told Renewable Energy World in an interview.

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Floating offshore wind farm to power 1 million South Korean homes

Renewable Energy World

Shell and CoensHexicon have formed a joint venture to build a massive floating offshore wind farm off South Korea. GW MunmuBaram project is expected to generate up to 4.65-terawatt hour (TWh) of clean energy every year, enough to power more than 1 million homes once it’s completed.

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U.S. wind generation sets new daily and hourly records at end of 2020

Renewable Energy World

In the final months of 2020, electricity generation from wind turbines in the United States set daily and hourly records. On April 10, 2019, daily electricity generation from wind turbines in the United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii) reached a high of 1.42

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Customers are driving the push towards renewables and digitalization

Renewable Energy World

Renewable energy is moving into a new stage in its evolution. This means that renewable energy is claiming an increasing share of the national generation mix. EIA estimates that wind power accounted for 9% of U.S. electricity generation in 2020.,

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Catalyst Partners makes its HQ a living demo for sustainable buildings

Renewable Energy World

Catalyst focuses on energy efficiency services including auditing, modeling, and incentives and aims to become a supplier of choice on sustainable building projects. These typically require energy management, water metering, advanced energy metering, and energy performance optimization.

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Montana’s renewable energy city coalition grows

Renewable Energy World

For this episode of our Voices of 100% series of the Local Energy Rules Podcast , host John Farrell talks with Helena Sustainability Coordinator Patrick Judge and Citizens Conservation Commission Member Mark Juedeman. Warily Partnering with Northwestern Energy.

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Equinor installing private LTE for improved communications at offshore wind farms

Renewable Energy World

Yesterday, Nokia announced it has collaborated with systems integrator, NetNordic, to enter into a frame agreement with Equinor, one of the world’s leading producers of oil, gas and wind power, to deliver a private 4G and 5G-ready solution for Equinor’s international operations.

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A decidedly impartial review of Mark Jacobson’s 100% Clean, Renewable Energy and Storage for Everything

Renewable Energy World

I’ve known Mark for over ten years, even before I learned of his audacious roadmap for powering New York state with 100% renewable energy. states to be mapped for renewable energy by Mark and his team of students at Stanford University (see Mark’s abbreviated bio, below).

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How to ‘build back better’ energy markets for higher penetration of renewables

Renewable Energy World

This fall is the first legislative session across the US and other states where the discussion is around clean energy and what incentives are needed for utilities to deploy more renewables. Competitive energy markets have proven their worth even with voluntary utility participation.

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'Zap Flash': Good Energy to offer electric vehicle drivers free power

Business Green

Good Energy becomes latest energy supplier to introduce innovative time of use tariff that promises to slash EV recharging costs. The tariff includes 'flash' windows based on periods when Britain is generating an abundance of solar and wind power.

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Data center using innovative technology to track renewable energy hour by hour

Renewable Energy World

There’s a movement underway whereby companies that want to power their operations with clean energy would like to go further than simply purchasing the output of a renewable energy power plant via a power purchase agreement (PPA). News Solar Wind Power

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DISTRIBUTECH International announces Host Utility, partnerships to support navigation of the energy transition

Renewable Energy World

DISTRIBUTECH will be co-located for the first time with POWERGEN International, the world’s largest power generation event. SECC will also host a co-located event around Smart Energy and Consumers. CESA is the definitive voice of energy storage in California.

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Offshore wind projects gain federal funding

Renewable Energy World

The National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (NOWRDC) announced $3.4 million in funding for six new wind projects in supply chain efficiency, asset monitoring, and inspection. offshore wind by 2030.

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HydrogenPro to supply Mitsubishi Power with electrolyzer systems

Renewable Energy World

Mitsubishi Power inked an agreement with HydrogenPro for the delivery of 40 electrolyzers to produce green hydrogen for power generation, transportation and industrial uses. That single stack system will have a capacity of 1100 normal cubic meters per hour.

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Should California Link Electricity Bills to Customer Incomes?

GreenTechMedia

California already has some of the highest electricity rates in the country. Those costs could rise even faster over the next decade, as utilities harden their grids against wildfires, grow their share of net-metered rooftop solar, and add other costs being passed through to utility customers.

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The era of green finance

Renewable Energy World

It is a time of change and growth for the power and energy sector. One of the most important and challenging questions facing the world is how it can transition towards a more sustainable future with respect to energy generation and consumption.

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Are we finally in the death-throes of the fossil fuel era?

Renewable Energy World

Their research reveals that by 2035, we could be generating over 100 times the amount of electricity that we need to meet global demand, purely from wind and solar. If powered by solar alone, they write, we’d need just 450,000 km2 – just 0.3%

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Top Predictions For The Renewable Energy Market in 2021

The Environmental Blog

The global economy of 2020 was primarily shaped by the coronavirus pandemic which greatly affected energy usage, project engagement and investments worldwide. The UK government published the Energy White Paper in December 2020, with a 10-point-plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’.

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Government and private funding – we need both for the energy transition

Renewable Energy World

Despite COVID-19 and the economic downturn, clean energy investment did surprisingly well in the United States last year. billion on deployment of low-carbon technology in 2020, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance ( BNEF ). Think procurement of clean energy for federal facilities.

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Siemens Gamesa awards UL new contracts for wind turbine certification

Renewable Energy World

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has selected UL (Underwriters Laboratories) for the provision of inspection and certification services for the company’s most advanced turbine designs. Subscribe to Renewable Energy World’s free, weekly newsletter for more stories like this.

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Quick fix: Why FERC should approve the SOO Green transmission project

Renewable Energy World

PJM and its market monitor never agree, but they agree on the topic of treating SOO Green as an external capacity. Projects like SOO Green are a quick fix for FERC because they are inter-regional, use existing right-of-way, and meet the renewable energy demand.

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Funding the Next Generation of Efficient, Electric, Grid-Interactive Communities

GreenTechMedia

homes and commercial buildings consume roughly two-fifths of the country’s overall energy, three-fourths of all electricity, and account for most of the peak electricity demand that drives generation and power grid infrastructure costs.

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Wind project off North Carolina coast gets overwhelming support

Renewable Energy World

By Elizabeth Ouzts , Energy News Network. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will now consider the input ahead of an anticipated auction this spring. But the ocean wind farm itself is still years away, with most of its details still undetermined. “We News Offshore Wind Power

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Balancing a renewable grid: What are the options?

Renewable Energy World

The next wave appears to be the phasing out as many natural gas-fired facilities as is feasible as more wind and solar resources are deployed. In the UK, for example, the government has committed to phasing out all coal-fired power generation by 2025. Electrical Gear.

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LIDAR helps Greece become a renewable energy leader

Renewable Energy World

Capable of recording key wind characteristics such as speed and direction up to and above 200 meters vertical height, her special skills meant #106 was always destined to be a traveler and it wasn’t long before she spread her wings. Contributed by Alexander James.

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Burns & McDonnell completes 60 MWh energy storage project in West Texas

Renewable Energy World

Engineering consulting firm Burns & McDonnell completed construction of three 10 MW/20 MWh lithium-ion battery energy storage systems in West Texas. The battery storage units will provide reliable and resilient energy to West Texas.”.

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Iberdrola and 50Hertz sign construction agreement for Baltic Eagle offshore substation

Renewable Energy World

Substation to be shared by two offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 826 MW. The offshore substation will house the technical equipment to collect the electricity produced by the wind turbines and connect it to the onshore transmission grid in Lubmin.

Energy 85
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More wind and solar capacity could save some of the world’s most important rivers

Renewable Energy World

The proportion of global power generation represented by VRE, such as wind and solar power, has been rising rapidly since 2007. Renewables will become the largest source of electricity generation in 2025. Hydropower Opinion & Commentary Solar Storage Wind Power

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A FERC Order on managing transmission line ratings can provide alternatives to expensive network upgrades for renewable developers

Renewable Energy World

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) on managing line ratings in docket # RM20-16. On the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) transmission system, LineVision and American Electric Power (AEP) monitored a 161 kV AEP line in Arkansas.

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