Nuclear Grows Despite Fukushima Disaster
Nuclear power development across the globe continues to thrive despite the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. This is according to Mr Krill Komarov, Rosatom’s Deputy Director General for International Business and Development, who explains why nuclear development will never be completely phased out.
Outage Analysis-Human Nature or Chaotic Grids?
In Engerati’s The Future of Transmission and Distribution: Adapting networks to the challenges of renewable and sustainable electricity generation, the authors analyze the cause of outages and how grid operators can control them better.
US Energy Security-Short Lived?
The US is experiencing a domestic oil production boom which improves the country’s energy security, but for how long?
Fuel Cell Plant Installed in London Office Block
The ultra-clean and efficient power-generating fuel cell system is being introduced to London, providing the city with clean-air and at the same time, supporting its carbon reduction targets.
Should the US Wind Power Industry Lose its Training Wheels?
The US Production Tax Credit has been the lifeblood of the US’s wind energy industry for the last decade but congress may decide not to renew this subsidy. Is it time for this lifeline to be cut for good?
MENA Region’s Power Projects Need US$250bn
The MENA region’s power sector needs a financial boost to support its growing population and infrastructure needs.
Is the UK Full Of Wind?
As the UK and the global renewables sector celebrates the launch of the world’s largest offshore windfarm, the London Array, Tory energy minister John Hayes ruins the festivities by announcing that the UK has had enough of the “relentless march of onshore wind farms.”
Drought Hits Brazil’s Power Supply
Brazil’s ongoing drought is forcing power operators to turn to thermoelectric power to safeguard its dwindling hydroelectric power plant water storage levels.
Puerto Rico’s Wind of Change
Puerto Rico moves closer to its renewable energy targets as it begins to harness its available renewable energy sources.
Germany’s Energy Transformation Relies on Sluggish Grid Action Plan
Germany’s ambitious energy transformation has the world’s attention but role-players will need to put plans in to action in order to meet fast-approaching energy targets. EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger recommends that Germany follows Spain’s example and forms one power network operator.
UK’s Power Shortage Looms
The UK can expect power outages within three to four years if nothing is done to build new generating capacity.
Xcel Energy uses the PI System to improve wind forecasting and save $46 million in operation costs
Xcel Energy's Enterprise Agreement with OSIsoft has empowered a data initiative to reduce error in wind forecasting and increase savings.
How to Effectively Manage Wind Farms in Real Time
Monitor the operations of 84 Wind Turbines and associated electrical assets to deliver the energy at point of interconnection to the “National Grid”.