Posts Tagged ‘Trial’

Australian first trial shows wind can provide energy security

An Australian first trial is taking wind farms from passive producers that sell all their output in a slab to more active, and opportunistic, participants in the energy market. Neoen Australia's South Australian Hornsdale 2 wind farm has carried out a trial which could see wind replace coal, gas and even pumped hydro in providing […]

Musselroe to participate in $500,000 stability trial

Musselroe wind farm will be the yardstick to measure the stability of renewable energy on the national grid when it participates in a trial announced by the federal government. The wind farm, located in the North East, is the only wind farm participating in the trial, that will measure how frequency control and ancillary services […]

Solar power generating plant on test trial

The Minister of Power, Dr Kwabena Donkor last Monday toured a 20 megawatt solar PV power generating plant at Gomoa Onyadze to learn at first hand the progress of work so far. The project, privately owned by BXC Company Ltd, a subsidiary of BXC Beijing China, is currently on test trial and when in full […]

Toyota and public and private partners in Japan to trial renewable CO2-free hydrogen supply chain

Major corporate and public sector partners in Japan are launching an effort to test a full carbon-neutral hydrogen supply chain powered by renewable wind energy. The trials are planned to take place near the cities of Yokohama and Kawasaki in the Keihin coastal region. View full post on Wind Power News

Japanese Battery Trial Seeks to Transform How Grids Work: Energy

On a windy island 500 miles north of Tokyo , Japan is about to experiment with a battery designed to transform the way electricity is supplied and at the same time boost Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic rescue plan. View full post on Wind Power News

In Southern California, too, election puts wind tax breaks on trial

Developers are racing to qualify wind production tax credit by Dec. 31. San Diego-based Sempra Energy says its Flat Ridge 2 project near Wichita, Kan., will meet the deadline. View full post on Wind Power News

Pumpin’ Salisbury Full of Blow Full Trial Turbine

A homemade wind turbine was mounted atop a 7 foot pole in the back of a pickup truck and driven around to test voltage output at a given speed. A GPS system was used to monitor speed and power was calculated by using Ohm’s Law (V=IR) with the intrinsic resistance of the turbine measured to […]