Thu. Dec 8th, 2022

Ruben Ware

PNNL researchers have created a control mechanism that allows households to lend flexibility to the power system. The technology is able to efficiently convert current home heating and cooling systems, as well as water heaters, into smart home appliances capable of managing their electricity consumption. The technology is predicted to help an estimated 120 million residents in the United States. It is specially designed for homes where people do not need or cannot buy smart gadgets, and it is retrofittable. ...... Read More
E.ON plans to transport up to 5 million tons of sustainable and renewable hydrogen from Australia to Europe before 2030. The German energy conglomerate has signed agreements with the Australian clean energy supplier Fortescue Future Industries for hydrogen procurement and with Tree Energy Solutions to build the supply chain. The deal with Fortescue involves a research and study collaboration and intends a rapid ramp-up of supply with the participation of the respective nations.  ...... Read More
The development of a solar plus storage microgrid has provided uninterrupted power to the remote Vila Restauraço in northwestern Brazil. Brazilian energy provider Energisa and multinational technology company Ingeteam collaborated on the project, which involved the deployment of six hundred solar PV panels and a vault of batteries, its associated inverters, as well as a control system and a couple of ...... Read More
Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in utility applications. While AI is nowhere near a new phenomenon, modern IT systems with superior machine learning algorithms are revolutionizing the sector by bringing analytical skills to potentially enormous, diverse datasets for modeling and administration in near real-time. Combine this with other current IT advances such as the cloud service, which can provide immediate access to AI capabilities, and edge computing, which provides data handling and latency improvements, and it is no wonder that AI is now ...... Read More
National Grid has set out on a route to a future that provides more affordable, dependable and sustainable energy, intending to give customers more options while combating the growing concerns of climate change. The corporation has launched its “Clean Energy Vision,” in which it will attempt to eradicate fossil fuel from its energy pipelines and establish a fossil-free future for ...... Read More
Convergent EP and National Grid have completed one of the first solar-combined storage systems offering a non-wires alternative (NWA). The system was created to provide customers with electricity that is both cost-effective and sustainable while harnessing solar energy during off-peak periods to boost New York’s grid capacity. Convergent EP of the United States and National Grid US has announced the new ...... Read More