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  • Real-Time Wind Turbine Monitoring: Data Challenges, and Rewards

    Jul 20, 2020 12:00 PM

    With the advantages of clean, renewable energy, wind power has become one of the fastest-growing energy sources and one of the most economical solutions for electricity generation. There are already 350,000 wind turbines installed globally, with more than 650,000 MW of installed generation capacity. In light of climate change, demand continues to grow. However, to remain competitive, the industry needs to operate as efficiently as possible.

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  • Court denies appeal of FERC orders on energy storage participation in markets

    Jul 17, 2020 12:00 PM

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on July 10 issued an opinion that denied an appeal filed by the American Public Power Association and several other parties that challenged certain aspects of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Order Nos. 841 and 841-A, which established rules for the participation of electric storage resources (ESRs) in regional transmission organization (RTO) and independent system operator (ISO) markets.

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  • Virginia to become newest and the southernmost member of RGGI

    Jul 16, 2020 12:00 PM

    Virginia is set to become the newest member of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) cap-and-trade program. An announcement on Wednesday by Ralph Northam, the state’s governor, hailed Virginia as the southernmost state to join RGGI. Joining the group sends “a powerful signal that our Commonwealth is committed to fighting climate change and securing a clean energy future,” Northam said in a statement.

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  • DOE unveils draft roadmap for US global energy storage leadership

    Jul 15, 2020 03:00 PM

    As energy storage plays an increasingly important role in the power sector's transition to cleaner and more distributed resources, DOE wants to make sure the U.S. remains at the forefront of the technology. "The Energy Storage Grand Challenge leverages the unique, extensive expertise and capabilities of the Department of Energy and our National Labs to really push the envelope when it comes to developing next-generation energy storage," Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said in a press release​

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  • Decision to kill Atlantic Coast project upends natural gas

    Six years after the massive Atlantic Coast pipeline was announced, its developers are calling it quits. Energy companies Dominion Energy Inc. and Duke Energy Corp. said yesterday they are canceling the multistate natural gas pipeline after a series of legal challenges that brought the project all the way to the Supreme Court.

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  • Interior Department to streamline offshore wind permitting, nix unsolicited leasing

    States along the East Coast have issued ambitious goals for offshore wind, and industry stakeholders, including prospective developers, have urged BOEM for more federal leasing opportunities.

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  • US judge orders Dakota Access crude pipeline shut by Aug 5, vacates permit

    Energy Transfer's 570,000 b/d Dakota Access Pipeline must stop service and be emptied of crude oil by August 5, a US appeals court judge ruled July 6 in an unexpected blow to the system that delivers Bakken production to Gulf Coast refiners and exporters. The ruling by US District Court for the District of Columbia Judge James Boasberg vacates DAPL's permit allowing it to cross the Missouri River at Lake Oahe in North Dakota.

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  • Regulators reject utility moves to recover revenue lost to COVID-19 as analysts, advocates see trend continuing

    The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has issued an "immediate" and "decisive" rejection of a request to raise residential electric rates to compensate for COVID-19, leading consumer advocates and industry analysts to conclude that similar requests in other states are likely to suffer the same fate.​

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  • Sunrun picks AutoGrid software platform to optimise aggregated fleets of solar-plus-batteries

    Jul 07, 2020 12:00 PM

    Sunrun has made a further expansion in providing grid services by choosing AutoGrid’s software to help manage its fleets of aggregated home solar and battery systems.

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  • What China's 'unprecedented' grid means for U.S. renewables

    Jul 06, 2020 12:00 PM

    China's grid engineers, plotting a route for a massive new transmission line to feed Shanghai's insatiable electricity appetite, faced a historic barrier in their land — the Yangtze River. Spanning the crowded river with transmission towers and lines was too dangerous, so the giant State Grid Corp. of China (SGCC) went underneath it just west of Shanghai with a 3-mile tunnel carrying six first-of-a-kind gas-insulated 1,000-kilovolt direct-current power lines, each of them larger than anything​

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