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World’s Largest Solar PV Plant Connected To Grid With Help Of Huawei Smart PV Solution

The grid-connected 2.2 GW PV plant is located in Qinghai Province at an average altitude of over 3000 m. Built in five phases, it consists of 672 PV arrays with over 7 million PV modules. Three 330 kV booster stations were constructed and string inverters were installed

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Largest Floating Solar Park In Europe Connected To Grid In Netherlands

The largest floating solar power park was recently completed in the Netherlands by BayWa r.e.’s Dutch subsidiary GroenLeven. It is expected to provide energy for 7,200 homes

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Using Geospatial Data to Strengthen the Grid Against Extreme Weather – POWER magazine

Using Geospatial Data to Strengthen the Grid Against Extreme Weather  POWER magazine

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Why It’s Short-Sighted To Do Centralized Planning In A Decentralizing Electricity Grid

With financial rewards tied to building big things, and a 100-year history of doing so, utilities overlook distributed energy resources like rooftop solar. State regulators, expecting the grid future to unfold from a utility’s central plan, rarely push back. But the truth is that central planning may cost everyone (except utility shareholders) more, because the most cost-effective electricity system can be built from the bottom up

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Australian Grid Hits 50% Renewables For First Time

Tesla Virtual Power Plant South AustraliaFor a brief 10 minute period last week, 5 Australian states were powered by more than 50% renewable energy. Despite the idiocy of the national government, renewables are becoming a bigger and bigger part of Australia’s energy future.

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New Study Looks At Managing Grid Frequency Fluctuations From Renewables

A new international study finds that renewables create frequency fluctuations in the electrical grid, but less so than power sharing arrangements that have been part of grid operations for decades. However, frequency fluctuations can be a concern for microgrids.

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Prairie Island-2 nuclear unit in Minnesota off grid due to oil leak

Xcel Energy’s 585-MW Prairie Island-2 nuclear unit in Welch, Minnesota, was off the grid and operating at 7% of capacity Monday afternoon for repair of a turbine lube oil leak, company spokesman Matt Lindstrom said. The leak was discovered Saturday and …
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Tesla To Supply Grid Storage For Housing Community In Nottingham

Tesla will provide the basics for the largest community grid storage facility in Europe as part of the Trent Basin housing redevelopment project in Nottingham, England.

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Energy Dept. Pulls The Rug Out From Under Its Own Coal-Friendly Grid Study With Pitch For Wind, Solar

One day before the Trump Paris pullout, the US Energy Department came through with a pitch for wind and solar energy and a seamless national grid

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ABB And Its Smart Grid Center Of Excellence

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ABB’s Smart Grid Center of Excellence has been created to demonstrate smart grid technology and provide a testing facility for the smart grid industry

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