Throughout time one of man's greatest aspirations has been harnessing the power of the wind. However, capturing this raw energy and transforming it into another energy form has always been a significant challenge....More
A virtual power plant (VPP) is a collection of power generator units, power storage devices and flexible power consumption units that is directed by a central control system. A VPP can enable the participation of small- and medium-sized renewable power generation units in the electricity market...More
Upgrades in smart-grid technology are transforming a switchyard at the New York Power Authority’s St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project into one of the most advanced transmission hubs in North America....More
The Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative has released "Consumer Voices," a new study that brings to life the thoughts, actions and values that are driving consumer's adoption of smart grid technologies....More
Accelerating deployments of solar photovoltaics (PV) around the world are placing increasing emphasis on cost-effective operations and maintenance (O&M) practices that can enhance lifecycle plant economics....More
If climate change mitigation is to be the foremost goal of the 21st century, then a crucial electric power question is emerging. Can substantial and maintainable carbon reduction be achieved without a revival of nuclear power?...More
Surge arresters are a crucial link in your power-protection system. Over time, lightning and switching surges will reduce the performance and reliability of your arresters. Watch this video to learn the most-common methods of testing your surge arresters to verify their health.
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