Integrating intermittent renewables into an aging grid requires flexible technologies that can ramp quickly and dynamically adjust to real-time signals. GE’s new modular energy storage solution optimizes battery usage to relieve congestion, reduce cost, and improve yield. Reservoir’s DC-coupled architecture can increase annual solar energy production by up to 50% per site.
Jennifer Delony | March 15, 2018
Norwegian multinational oil and gas company Statoil said that it plans to change its name to Equinor to reflect its evolution into a “broad energy company” that will include renewables…
Gregory B. Poindexter | March 14, 2018
The World Bank Group has approved a US$375 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to support Ethiopia’s goal of achieving universal electricity access by 2025…
Renewable Energy World Editors | March 7, 2018
Australian homeowners and businesses installed 1.1 GW of solar PV last year, mostly for rooftop solar, according to the Australian Clean Energy Regulator’s Small-Scale Renewable Energy…
Renewable Energy World Editors | March 8, 2018
Researchers from across several organizations have come together to find a simple way for solar plants to harness the power of both the sun and rain…
Anindya Upadhyay | March 8, 2018
Rakshith Kunder is adding more solar panels to the roofs of his warehouses. He isn’t seeking to save the planet, it’s pure economics…
Jennifer Delony | March 9, 2018
With a reported 150,000 homes and businesses in Puerto Rico still waiting for electricity since it was lost six month ago during Hurricanes Irma and…
Anindya Upadhyay and Iain Marlow | March 8, 2018
A global coalition aimed at supporting the use of solar power is expected to announce a slew of projects worth about $700 million during its inaugural…
Opinion and Commentary
Martin Stevenson | March 8, 2018
The price of electricity has been regulated for so long that price regulation is widely considered proper and necessary. The reality is that rate…
Energy Efficiency News
Victor Rojas, EDF with Commentary by Jennifer Runyon | March 14, 2018
A new underwriting and risk assessment standard could help scale up this $1 trillion global market.
Mark Chediak | March 14, 2018
Carbon Lighthouse, a San Francisco-based energy-efficiency company, raised $27 million to expand its engineering and marketing efforts…
POWER-GEN Needs You
Jennifer Runyon | March 12, 2018
Have a listen to this one-minute video that explains all of the new tracks and session types we’ve added to POWER-GEN 2018 and then submit an abstract to speak at the show today.
Jennifer Delony | March 13, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) has a broad set of applications, and exactly how it could be applied in the renewables sector and what changes it might bring to the grid can seem elusive. But this future-like technology is already hard at work for our power system.
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