Tagged Generation

EDP Renewables and Tri-State ink 104-MW wind PPA in Colorado

By Michelle Froese Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and EDP Renewables (EDPR) announce a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) that will enable the continued development and eventual construction of the 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm. The project, which is expected to be operational in 2020, marks Tri-State’s fifth investment in a utility-scale wind energy project…

Tigo Energy releases new PV-monitoring SMART website

By Billy Ludt Tigo Energy, the creator of the Smart Modular Flex MLPE platform, unveiled the updates to its SMART Website, the company’s next-generation online monitoring platform. The SMART Website manages system-, string- and module-level data for utility, commercial and residential PV systems. System analytics track production, send alerts and proactively suggest maintenance actions to…

ZAF Energy Systems receives investment from Wirtz Manufacturing to ramp up nickel-zinc battery production in Missouri

By Kelly Pickerel ZAF Energy Systems, a developer of next-generation battery technology, and Wirtz Manufacturing, an equipment designer and technology expert for the lead-acid battery market, are pleased to announce that Wirtz has made a strategic investment in ZAF Energy Systems. The investment will expand ZAF’s manufacturing capacity from hundreds of batteries per month to…

Price Spikes in Ireland Fuel Concerns Over Dispatachable Power Shortages in Europe

By [email protected] Irish grid-balancing prices soared to €3,774 ($4,284) per megawatt-hour last month amid growing concerns over dispatchable power capacity across Europe. The price spike, triggered by an alert regarding generation losses, came only four months after Ireland and Northern Ireland launched an Integrated Single Electricity Market (ISEM) designed to make trading more competitive and…

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