Tagged Solar

EPRI investigating improvements for grid resilience during crises

By Billy Ludt The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) was awarded a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to improve emergency electric grid resilience. The work will investigate how to systematically and effectively manage grid-connected distributed energy resources (DER) to support critical loads during a crisis. EPRI will lead the research…

HMRC pushes steep VAT increase for new solar-battery systems

By Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent Treasury proposes rise from 5% to 20%, while the tax on coal will stay at lower rateHomes hoping to shrink their carbon footprints by installing a solar-battery system face a steep VAT increase from October under new laws proposed by HMRC.The Treasury put forward legislation on Monday to raise VAT…

The real energy revolution is happening in our homes

By Darren Miller To make energy more affordable and future-proof our grid, we must better coordinate rooftop solar, batteries and other devices owned by consumers. The post The real energy revolution is happening in our homes appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Sandia Labs develops tool that quickly previews how a solar site will interact with the grid for one year

By Kelly Pickerel Sandia National Laboratories has developed a new software that can run a detailed, second-by-second simulation, known as quasi-static time series analysis, that shows utility companies how rooftop solar panels at a specific house or business would interact with a local electrical grid throughout the year. This will help utility companies deliver electricity…

The 2019 Grid Edge Investment Landscape

By [email protected] This week’s Grid Edge Innovation Summit 2019 conference in San Diego covered a broad range of technologies that are changing the nature of the electricity system, from distributed energy resources (DERs) like rooftop solar PV, behind-the-meter batteries and plug-in electric vehicles, to the software, systems and services meant to optimize and orchestrate their…

174 Power Global breaks ground on 150MW PV project in Texas

174 Power Global has broken ground on the US$200 million Oberon Solar Power Facility in Ector County, Texas. 174 Power Global also announced the launch of a new retail affiliate, Chariot Energy, to facilitate the delivery of affordable, clean energy to customers across Texas. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

Juwi to develop hybrid PV project at mine in Australia

juwi Renewable Energy, the Australian subsidiary of juwi, has signed off on a deal with Energy Developments Pty (EDL) to deliver a hybrid solar project at the Gold Field Agnew Gold Mine project in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

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