Tagged Power Plant

Operators of the world’s largest hydro plants gather again at HYDROVISION 2023

By Hydro Review Recognizing that the owners and operators of the world’s largest hydroelectric power plants face unique challenges and have few “peers” with which to exchange best practices, lessons learned and solutions developed, Clarion Energy is again organizing its Global Symposium for Large Hydropower Plant Operators in 2023. This complimentary, invitation-only forum provides a…

Swell Energy raises $120M for virtual power plant deployment

By Renewable Energy World Swell Energy said it raised $120 million to further its virtual power plant (VPP) programs. The round was led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Greenbacker Development Opportunities Fund I, LP, with participation from an Ares Infrastructure Opportunities fund and Ontario Power Generation Pension Fund. The funding is expected to support…

DOE Rejects Funding for Holtec to Restart Palisades

By [Energy Central] Dan Yurman DOE Rejects Funding for Holtec to Restart Palisades UK Govt Gives Green Light to Build Sizewell C Twin 1600 MW Reactors Nuclear Hydrogen ‘Can Help Build Economy of the Future’ Westinghouse to Study UK Production of TRISO Nuclear Fuel DOE Rejects Funding for Holtec to Restart Palisades A first of…

Offshore wind energy faces local backlash #NJ

By National Wind Watch Ocean City, N.J. >> It’s just one cable meant to bring electricity from an offshore wind farm to a former coal-burning power plant in southern New Jersey, but it symbolizes a big challenge facing the renewable energy industry. The cable has been fought over for nearly three years, with no end…

How We Can Power Green Cities

By [Energy Central] Jane Marsh Cities are notorious for generating greenhouse gases and particulate matter (PM2.5) from transportation, industries and power plants, among other sectors — primary contributors to poor air quality and the ongoing climate crisis. Recent studies have shown that 86% of urban dwellers reside in cities with high PM2.5 concentrations, exceeding the…

How to Optimize Renewable Power Plant Design

By [Energy Central] Emily Newton More people are getting interested in a future defined by renewable energy. That means it’s increasingly important that today’s engineers, designers and other professionals understand the specifics of renewable power plant design. Each project will have particular design requirements, a budget and other specifics. Even so, there are certain design…

Westbridge wins OK for solar + energy storage project

By Renewable Energy World Regulators in Alberta approved a utility-scale solar + energy storage project and associated substation, all developed by Toronto-based Westbridge Renewable Energy. The Georgetown project is the first of Westbridge’s four Alberta projects to receive power plant and BESS approval from regulators. The project is expected to include a solar power plant…

The Nuclear Energy Ice Age Appears to Be Over

By [Energy Central] Dan Yurman The Nuclear Energy Ice Age Appears to Be Over The global scope and division of market segments for the international nuclear energy industry are becoming more clear. As nations seek to replace fossil fueled power plants with reliable 24×7 CO2 emission free sources, global interest in nuclear energy has made…

Sunrun is building Puerto Rico’s first virtual power plant

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle Sunrun has been selected to build Puerto Rico’s first virtual power plant by the island’s electric utility provider. Sunrun said it will aggregate the solar and battery storage systems of more than 7,000 customers to form the 17 MW VPP. The company is aiming to dispatch the VPP in 2024….

Sunrun will set up 17-MW VPP on Puerto Rico for PREPA

By Kelly Pickerel Puerto Rico’s sole electric utility provider, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), has chosen Sunrun as the installation company and battery provider for the island’s first virtual power plant (VPP). The 17-MW VPP will network together more than 7,000 Sunrun solar + storage systems installed on homes. “Puerto Ricans are ready to…

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