Large-Scale Renewables Demands Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems
Utilities are expected to invest a total of US$42.3 billion from 2014 through 2022 on Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems.
Central Grid and Renewables Together Will Provide Reliability and Resiliency
A more resilient power grid, with distributed renewable integration and smart technology, will help meet modern day electricity demands.
Regional Interconnectivity and Community Projects in the Pipeline for West Africa Despite Challenges
West Africa’s large-scale interconnectivity project development is being hampered by low generation.
Onsite Energy Storage-Opportunity or Threat?
A great deal of research and investment is being ploughed into onsite energy storage but where does this leave the utility?
Norway Holds Up Power Plans with Germany
Germany’s grid flexibility hangs in the balance as Norway shelves electricity trading plans.
European Union to Turn Up District Heat
The European Commission is aiming to develop the potential of district heating in order to boost the region’s energy efficiency.
Sao Paulo’s Grid Upgrade
Sao Paulo’s power grid is getting an upgrade so that utilities can meet their energy goals.
Clean Energy Will Help Sub-Saharan Africa Develop
Renewable energy and distributed generation will help Sub-Saharan Africa to prosper.
Utilities Should Assess Their Core Business
Utilities need a good understanding of their core business so that appropriate strategies can be implemented.
Strategic Planning Helps Utilities Plan for a Brighter Future
The high level of complexity and uncertainty that the utility faces makes it difficult for them to plan long-term but there are ways in which to plan more effectively.
Solar Rooftop Market Set to Swell in the US
In response to utilities’ demand for smaller solar farms, First Solar is focusing on the installation of systems at commercial and industrial sites.
Peak Reliability Keeps the Lights On with Real-time Data
The Balancing Act in High-Voltage Electrical Transmission
Electric Energy Management System at Brazilian Electric System Operator (ONS)
Support real-time decisions
Real-time Event Detection of Microgrid Dynamics – The University of California, San Diego
UCSD microgrid control system includes PMU measurements at the point of common coupling to the area power system