Tagged Renewable

VLV Development completes 1.1 MW solar install on Chicago microgrid

By Billy Ludt VLV Development, a black and veteran-owned company committed to providing clean, renewable energy in urban communities, completed a first of its kind 1.1-MW solar facility that is part of the Bronzeville Micro-Grid Cluster in one of Chicago’s most iconic neighborhoods. In collaboration with the local utility and other stakeholders, VLV financed, designed…

Concern expressed over wind tower dumping #EUR

By National Wind Watch The European Commission has today initiated an investigation into the dumping of wind towers on the EU market from China. Wind towers – used to make renewable electricity – are principally built using steel, and the opening of this investigation shows that steel-using sectors also need adequate trade remedies. “EUROFER welcomes…

A Blockchain-Enabled Smart Meter for Clean Power Trading?

By [email protected] Blockchain’s energy sector applications range from the highly speculative — think peer-to-peer energy-trading using cryptocurrency raised in initial coin offerings — to more incremental efforts, grounded in the real-world challenges of operating an increasingly decentralized power grid. The latter describes how utilities and energy market operators are applying blockchain as a distributed ledger…

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