Tagged Generation

Old wind turbines need replacement #GRC

By National Wind Watch The first generation of wind turbines, installed starting in the mid-1990s, is rapidly reaching the end of its lifetime and some are overdue for a replacement. It is estimated that about 775 wind turbines will have to be replaced by 2030. PPC Renewables, a subsidiary of state-controlled Public Power Corporation, is…

KenGen to fast track hydroelectric and geothermal deployment

By Elizabeth Ingram Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has announced a renewed plan to scale up the deployment of renewable energy by adding 3,000 MW. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Abraham Serem said the company revamped its corporate strategy and rolled out a 10-year strategy that seeks to add 3,000 MW. He further…

How to design a successful community solar program in California

By Renewable Energy World Contributed by Aaron Halimi, founder and CEO of Renewable Properties California just passed AB 2316 (Ward), a new community solar plus storage law that sets the stage for creating a viable community solar program for all Californians. But passing the law is only the first step. The next step is for…

Taking on solar’s cybersecurity challenges

By Renewable Energy World Contributed by Guohui Yuan, Systems Integration Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office Solar generation could provide nearly half of the nation’s electricity supply by 2050. Those solar power plants, including the power electronic devices that communicate with utility control and automation systems, could pose significant cybersecurity challenges…

Consumers Energy increases distributed generation limit from 2 to 4%

By Kelsey Misbrener On December 22, 2022, Consumers Energy filed a settlement agreement with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) in its 2022 rate case. As part of negotiations on the settlement, clean energy advocates Vote Solar, the Ecology Center and the Environmental Law and Policy Center obtained greater commitments from Consumers to renewable power…

Postal Service ups its planned buy of battery electric vehicles

By Renewable Energy World The U.S. Postal Service said it now expects to acquire at least 66,000 battery electric delivery vehicles as part of its 106,000 vehicle acquisition plan for deliveries between now and 2028. The vehicles are expected to begin to replace the Postal Service’s aging delivery fleet of more than 220,000 vehicles. The…

Scientists discover a novel photophysical mechanism that has achieved record-breaking efficiency for organic photovoltaics

Organic photovoltaics (OPVs) are a promising, economical, next-generation solar cell technology for scalable clean energy and wearable electronics. But the energy conversion loss due to the recombination of photogenerated charge carriers in OPVs has hindered further enhancement of their power conversion efficiency (PCE). Recently, researchers from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) overcame this obstacle…

Are utilities ready for the energy systems of the future?

By Renewable Energy World There is a roadmap required to move your utility to the future. Systems must be ready to handle the decarbonization and decentralization challenges posed by the energy transition. They will encompass a diverse set of generation assets, enable close to real time data analytics across transmission and distribution, and empower consumers’…

2024 Hyundai KONA model range gets ‘EV-derived, futuristic design’

By Blagojce Krivevski Hyundai unveiled an EV-derived, futuristic design for its new generation KONA subcompact SUV. The upscaled model will be available in four variants, including all-electric (EV), hybrid electric (HEV), internal combustion engine (ICE) and sporty N Line, with a universal architecture for all and unique styling for each. With the all-new KONA, Hyundai…

New Hyundai EV Kona revealed, here mid-2023

Hyundai has revealed first images of the second-generation Kona compact SUV, which is expected to arrive in Australia as both a battery electric vehicle and hybrid in mid-2023. The Kona will also include orthodox internal combustion models, although the hi-po ‘N’ variant is in doubt.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For…

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