Posts Tagged ‘GRID’

New England electric grid operator completes power auction

The annual auction to determine who will provide enough electricity for New England three years in the future has yielded the lowest clearing prices in five years, according to officials with the regional power grid operator. ISO-New England officials said Thursday that the 12th Forward Capacity Market auction closed with a preliminary clearing price of […]

As more sources enter power grid, coal plants adjust

Another wakeup call went out this week as area leaders were told that changes in the West's power supply and consumption is impacting how Rocky Mountain Power operates and staffs their two power plants here locally. In a meeting sponsored by BEAR – Business Expansion and Retention – an update on the two power plants […]

Trump’s Electric Grid Plan Could Hurt Voters That Swung Him the Election

Conservative energy policy experts are worried a new Trump administration policy proposal to compensate coal and nuclear power plants for stockpiling fuel could have significant consequences for some of his most ardent supporters. Namely, propping up coal and nuclear power plants could hurt natural gas-producing states that supported President Donald Trump in the 2016 election. […]

Quiet energy revolution underway in Japan as dozens of towns go off the grid

A Miyagi city's efforts to rebuild its electrical power system after 3/11 mark a quiet shift away from Japan's old utility model and toward self-reliant, local generation and transmission. After losing three-quarters of its homes and 1,100 people in the March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, the city of Higashimatsushima in Miyagi Prefecture […]

Power grid expansion plan withdrawn amid political backlash

The late-session plan to restructure management of the California power grid skidded to a halt Wednesday in the wake of growing opposition from interest groups and a spate of negative publicity. While lobbyists and advocacy groups spent much of the week pressing for passage or defeat of the proposal long-backed by Gov. Jerry Brown , […]

Global Industrial and Commercial Grid Power Market 2017 Share, Trend, …

The revenues from discoms for the industrial and commercial power categories have been increasing. An increase in power consumption in these segments due to growing focus on manufacturing and industrialisation has led to a significant growth in revenues. View full post on Wind Power News

Grid Connectivity for Wind Power: Making a case for bid winners

The ministry's missive comes in the wake of Solar Energy Corporation of India's first-ever reverse auction for wind projects for 1,000 MW in February this year. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has made a strong pitch before the central electricity regulator seeking that wind developers who have bagged projects at recent bidding exercises […]

Commentators who don’t understand the grid should butt out of the battery debate | Ketan Joshi

Criticising South Australia’s battery for not meeting peak demand is akin to raging at your smartphone because it can’t send a fax Ketan Joshi is a communications consultant for the renewable energy industry • Support our independent journalism and critical reporting on energy and the environment by giving a one-off or monthly contribution The Australian […]

German project looks to home photovoltaic systems to help grid

Grid operator Tennet and solar battery maker Sonnen GmbH have launched a pilot project that will tap home photovoltaic systems to help iron out imbalances on Germany's power network. TenneT and Sonnen's e-Services subsidiary aim to sign up 6,000 household PV producers equipped with storage batteries by the end of May. The project will be […]

Ballarat in the power firing line over national grid problems

Ballarat was one of the regional cities that faced losing power during the recent eastern Australian heatwave so that NSW could avoid power cuts Ballarat was one of the regional cities that faced losing power during the recent eastern Australian heatwave so that NSW could avoid power cuts Power to Victoria's regional towns was vulnerable […]