Daily Archives: May 6, 2021

AGL signs contractor for Liddell demolition, as it juggles closure units

By Michael Mazengarb AGL signs up contractor to advise on closure and demolition of Liddell coal generator, and fast-tracks closure of one unit because it is not reliable. The post AGL signs contractor for Liddell demolition, as it juggles closure units appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Hawaii approves massive battery storage project to help end coal power

By Joshua S Hill Hawaii regulator approves massive three-hour battery to help wean island state off coal, but can the local utility build enough renewables to charge the project? The post Hawaii approves massive battery storage project to help end coal power appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Hydrogen—When Free Isn’t Cheap Enough — Redux

By Charles Botsford, PE Should you believe in hydrogen? Well, yes. It’s number one on the periodic chart. It’s abundant. It powers suns. And without it, we wouldn’t have water.The real question is: which applications would benefit from the use of hydrogen, and which won’t? In business and technology, just because you can do something…

7 ways to reduce the power bill

By Rafael Herzberg 7 ways to reduce the power billThere is usually ample room for savings. I refer to power bills of companies or institutions (regulated or deregulated):1. Better adjusting contracted demand vis-à-vis registered ones2. Eliminating power factor fines3. Eliminating fines for exceeding contracted demand (ratchet or fixed)4. Choosing the most appropriate rate structure for…

Energy Insiders Podcast: Why inverters are key to a renewables grid

By Giles Parkinson & David Leitch James Sturch from SolarEdge joins Energy Insiders to discuss latest inverter standards, what they mean for the household and the grid, and why they are key to the energy transition. The post Energy Insiders Podcast: Why inverters are key to a renewables grid appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full…

Australia’s first solar panel recycling plant swings into action

By Sophie Vorrath Video footage posted on LinkedIn this week shows Lotus Energy’s Melbourne solar panel recycling plant in action – is it Australia’s first? The post Australia’s first solar panel recycling plant swings into action appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

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