Daily Archives: February 13, 2020

Deceptive rhetoric at Davos could bring disaster

By Paul Driessen The World Economic Forum conference in Davos, Switzerland is billed as the globe’s most prestigious annual gathering of movers and shakers. Its mission is to “improve the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.” This year’s theme was…

Winners and losers of large-scale energy storage on the NEM

By David Leitch What is the impact of significant utility-scale storage volumes on the National Electricity Market? Who are the winners and losers, and where are the key risks? The post Winners and losers of large-scale energy storage on the NEM appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Connection problems push more contractors out of solar market

By Giles Parkinson Growing complexity surrounding connections to main grid causing more contractors to abandon large scale solar sector, with some warning of potential contractor shortages. The post Connection problems push more contractors out of solar market appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Energy Training in South Africa celebrates legacy of Nelson Mandela

By ENEL Foundation Contributor This February (10-14th), the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) plays host to the third edition of Open Africa Power (OAP), a novel academic training partnership started by Enel Foundation to empower a new generation of leaders to drive Africa’s energy transition.Held in South Africa for the…

Global CO2 Emissions Did Not Increase in 2019

By Brian Wang Global emissions were unchanged at 33 gigatonnes in 2019 even as the world GDP grew by 2.9%. Increased wind, solar power, natural gas power and higher nuclear power output in developed countries offset increased emissions in emerging countries.* coal CO2 emission declined by about 200 million tonnes (Mt). This was -1.3%.* advanced…

Ready, Set, Go? New York Proposes a “Make-Ready” Program for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

By Daniel Spitzer On February 5, 2020, the New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) commenced a notice and comment period with respect to the recently filed New York Department of Public Services (DPS) Staff Whitepaper Regarding Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment and Infrastructure Deployment (Staff Whitepaper). In that whitepaper, DPS staff proposes a state-wide “Make-Ready”…

HOMER Grid software update includes proposal generation tool

By Kelsey Misbrener HOMER Energy by UL announced the update release to its HOMER Grid software in version 1.7. The new version of HOMER Grid 1.7 features a proposal generating tool that allows designers of hybrid distributed energy systems to produce presentation-ready reports that demonstrate how renewable energy improvements will help reduce the overall cost…

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