Nordex Group confirms negotiations with Acciona Energia in Chile

By Michelle Froese In the latest round of tenders on the Chilean energy market, Acciona Energia was awarded a contract to feed some 500 GWh of electricity into the grid per annum. The Nordex Group has confirmed that negotiations are currently being held with its partner Acciona Energia regarding a 183-MW wind farm in Chile….

Pumped-storage hydropower shows promise for boosting energy storage

By Paul Dvorak Pumped storage hydropower is complementary to variable generation, such as wind and solar, because it can reduce curtailment of excess generation by providing load and energy storage, thus enabling greater integration of these resources into the electric power system. Author Jose Zayas, Office Director, Wind and Water Power Technologies Office FAST FACTS…

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