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Reshaping renewable storage

Reshaping renewable storage As the energy sector moves increasingly towards green transition, new challenges are emerging. One of the main disadvantages of renewable energy sources – their dependence on potentially inconsistent weather – is thus drawing attention to energy storage systems, which can store and provide power according to demand. Growing in popularity along with … Continue reading Reshaping renewable storage

FERC complaint highlights ‘structural problem’ for renewables

FERC complaint highlights ‘structural problem’ for renewables A Midwest wind farm was hit with unexpected costs from connecting to the wider grid in a case that could discourage renewable energy development in the region, according to a complaint filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Nebraska-based energy company Tenaska claims grid operators charged the company … Continue reading FERC complaint highlights ‘structural problem’ for renewables

Renewable IPP Voltalia begins construction of 32MW / 32MWh battery project in England

Renewable IPP Voltalia begins construction of 32MW / 32MWh battery project in England Paris-headquartered renewable energy power producer Voltalia has begun construction of a 32MW / 32MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) project in the UK. Hallen, a lithium-ion battery asset, is to be located near the city of Bristol in the Avonmouth area of … Continue reading Renewable IPP Voltalia begins construction of 32MW / 32MWh battery project in England

New report finds SPP, MISO and PJM transmissions need overhauled to accept more renewable energies

New report finds SPP, MISO and PJM transmissions need overhauled to accept more renewable energies Plains, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic shows how the current processes in and between regional transmission organizations (RTOs) are impeding the development of low-cost renewable power. The analysis from Concentric Energy Advisors, commissioned by the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) as … Continue reading New report finds SPP, MISO and PJM transmissions need overhauled to accept more renewable energies

Renewable energy growth is being slowed by current transmission planning, ACORE study says

Renewable energy growth is being slowed by current transmission planning, ACORE study says The report warns that because of long lead times, the window “may be closing” on transmission upgrades needed to support a range of renewable energy goals. A study of transmission planning in the Great Plains, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic states says that current … Continue reading Renewable energy growth is being slowed by current transmission planning, ACORE study says

Subsidies a Bone of Contention as Renewable Energy Producers Seek Federal Ruling

Subsidies a Bone of Contention as Renewable Energy Producers Seek Federal Ruling Supporters of expanding renewable energy are headed for a showdown with New England’s energy market operator at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over an arcane rule that could have major implications in the near future for how much is invested in solar and … Continue reading Subsidies a Bone of Contention as Renewable Energy Producers Seek Federal Ruling

#Oklahoma is making trials for its renewable energy potential

Oklahoma is making trials for its renewable energy potential The Rush Springs Energy Storage Facility in Oklahoma is conducting trials for NextEra Energy’s renewable energy. The facility is hosting nine structures that will be pairing with the grid for more tests. The structures contain numerous batteries capable of running a laptop. Those batteries give NextEra’s … Continue reading #Oklahoma is making trials for its renewable energy potential

Why Renewables Did Not Cause #California ’s #Rolling_Blackouts

Why Renewables Did Not Cause California’s Rolling Blackouts Overview During the week of August 15, California experienced a record-breaking heatwave, spiking energy demand as residents turned up their air conditioning for relief from the scorching temperatures. As the need for electricity intensified, so did the stress on California’s electrical grid, causing the state’s energy grid … Continue reading Why Renewables Did Not Cause #California ’s #Rolling_Blackouts

Renewable energy and carbon capture in Mexico

Renewable energy and carbon capture in Mexico According to the 2019–2033 National Electric System Development Programme (PRODESEN 2019–2033), in 2018 renewable energy production in Mexico accounted for approximately 16.7 per cent of the total generation output countrywide (equal to 53,019GWh). Hydropower is still the main renewable energy resource (based on the fact that the Mexican … Continue reading Renewable energy and carbon capture in Mexico