Tag Archives: Energy Storage

System Operation: Innovation Landscape Briefs

DESCRIPTION Traditionally, electric power systems have been centralised structures organised into generation, transmission and distribution, placing customers at the end of the supply chain. This is a unidirectional structure where electricity generated by large power plants is transported via transmission … Continue reading

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US tackles cyber security threat from surging renewables

US scientists are testing layers of cyber defences from component level and designing new grid topology and control systems to counter the threats posed by rising renewable energy capacity. In January, the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) launched a … Continue reading

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Portugal’s delayed solar auction launch weeks away as country sets new date

Portugal plans to kickstart next month the solar tender it had postponed as the country began its campaign to contain the COVID-19 emergency, the government has confirmed.Contacted by PV Tech today, a spokesperson from Portugal’s Environment Ministry said that the 700MW solar … Continue reading

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Amid California’s heatwaves and fires, ‘world’s largest’ battery project is being switched on

Update 21 August 2020: An LS Power representative contacted Energy-Storage.news to provide further information on the Gateway project’s storage capacity: “Gateway is 230MW / 230MWh. In other words, it can discharge for one hour at 230 megawatts power. And that is … Continue reading

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Brazil’s looming renewable auction sparks another PV bidding avalanche

The solar industry’s appetite for Brazilian auctions appears to remain undimmed in the new decade, with nearly 30GW in PV bids coming forward for the next renewable tender.Figures released on Tuesday by energy regulator EPE show PV firms have put … Continue reading

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Up to 194GW of solar could be installed in 2021 as investments soar

As much as 194GW of solar PV could be installed globally this year, new projections by BloombergNEF have forecast, with the asset class leading a jump in energy transition investments throughout 2020. Investments in solar rose by 12% year-on-year to US$148.6 … Continue reading

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India Energy Outlook 2021

India has seen extraordinary successes in its recent energy development, but many challenges remain, and the Covid‐19 pandemic has been a major disruption. In recent years, India has brought electricity connections to hundreds of millions of its citizens; promoted the … Continue reading

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IRENA_ReachingZero_Summary

This Reaching zero with renewables study outlines the best available deep decarbonisation options for those sectors. Prepared by the International RenewableEnergy Agency (IRENA), it supports the aim of holding the global temperature rise at 1.5o C this century, compared to … Continue reading

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Electricity Storage Valuation Framework March 2020 ISBN : 978-92-9260-161-4 Download Assessing system value and ensuring project viability – IRENA Feb 2020

Electricity storage could be a crucial factor in the world’s transition to sustainable energy systems based on renewable sources. Yet electricity markets frequently fail to account properly for the system value of storage. This report from the International Renewable Energy … Continue reading

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Presentation at SuryaCon Oct 4th 2016, The Westin, Koregaon Park.

Click Here for the Natural Group_Presentation at SuryaCon-pune-2016 To Summarize The Future of Solar in India depends on Energy Storage Distributed Local Generation Base Load Replacement Solutions Solar Irrigation Improved Grid Efficiency Household Generation Grid Independence

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