Tagged Power Plant

Indonesia Consider Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor Cheaper than Coal Power

By Brian Wang Scientists attending the International Conference on Emerging Nuclear Energy Systems in Bali, Indonesia, were excited by ThorCon CEO Lars Jorgensen’s presentation of the design of the TMSR-500 liquid fission power plant. Companies in Indonesia and the government of Indonesia are considering funding a test project for the Thorcon reactor. This could lead…

Inovateus Solar to build 16-MW, pollinator-friendly solar project for Indiana city

By Kelsey Misbrener Inovateus Solar has commenced construction of Logansport, Indiana’s, first-ever solar power plant. Inovateus is developing the installation for Logansport Municipal Utility (LMU). Financed by a power purchase agreement (PPA), the solar installation will reduce LMU’s carbon emissions, help to stabilize energy costs for LMU’s customers, and also host a bee and butterfly…

Sunrun chooses AutoGrid software to manage fleet of residential solar batteries

By Kelsey Misbrener AutoGrid has announced a partnership with Sunrun to provide AutoGrid Flex Virtual Power Plant (VPP) software to help manage Sunrun’s growing fleet of residential batteries across the United States. Under the announced partnership, Sunrun will use features of the AutoGrid Flex platform to help manage its fleet of Brightbox rechargeable solar batteries…

Virtual Power Plant a natural fit for Echuca Regional Health

By Sponsored Post by Enel X The grid needs additional flexible capacity from alternate sources such as VPPs for stability, to reduce power prices and prevent broader outages. And they deliver unique benefits to hospitals. The post Virtual Power Plant a natural fit for Echuca Regional Health appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here…

Sunrun scores another virtual power plant agreement, this time in New York

By Kelly Pickerel Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R) and Sunrun announced the companies have received approval to deploy rooftop solar and battery systems as part of an innovative virtual power plant project supporting New York’s transition to clean, reliable, locally generated electricity. Beginning this year, Sunrun will bundle rooftop solar energy stored in more than…

Federal Agency Airs Plan to Finance Exports of Nuclear Power Plants

By Dan Yurman With an eye towards eventually helping the U.S. compete in the global nuclear market to counter the export efforts by Russia and China, a key federal agency announced June 10th that it has opened a 30-day public comment period to gauge support for the plan.The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) said…

Electric power: costs x tariffs in Brazil

By Rafael Herzberg Electric power: costs x tariffs in BrazilObjectively, the cost of adding generation capacity in the country requires investments in the matrix, which is, in round numbers, 70% renewable and 30% thermal.* The cost of amortization of the investment in power plants is R$ 143/MWh* The cost of natural gas used by thermal…

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