Generation Renewables http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7359/more en Energy Storage Cost: Summary for Utility Planning http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/energy-storage-cost-summary-utility-planning <div class="field-byline"> EPRI, November 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A utility resource for planners and others involved in evaluating energy storage.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/energy-storage-cost-summary-utility-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/energy-storage-cost-summary-utility-planning#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:55:00 +0000 98591 at http://tdworld.com EPRI CAISO Battery Storage Trial http://tdworld.com/blog/caiso-battery-storage-trial <div class="node-body blog-body">Coming of age or cautionary tale: PG&E's recent report on its utility-scale battery storage trial in CAISO.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/caiso-battery-storage-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/caiso-battery-storage-trial#comments Energy Storage Generation Renewables batteries CAISO grid services PG&E storage The Grid Optimization Blog Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:16:00 +0000 98421 at http://tdworld.com <p>Sodium-Sulfur Battery Storage</p> New York’s Offshore Wind Potential http://tdworld.com/blog/new-york-s-offshore-wind-potential <div class="node-body blog-body">Later this year, America’s first offshore wind farm near Block Island, Rhode Island is expected to be operational, generating 30 megawatts of power.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/new-york-s-offshore-wind-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/new-york-s-offshore-wind-potential#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:15:00 +0000 97821 at http://tdworld.com PV: An Opportunity and a Challenge http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/pv-opportunity-and-challenge <div class="field-byline"> Luis Vega and Mutmainna Tania, Dominion Virginia Power </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A proactive solar integration strategy leads to a sunnier future for Dominion Virginia Power.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/pv-opportunity-and-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/pv-opportunity-and-challenge#comments Generation Renewables Renewables Grid-Optimization Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:02:00 +0000 96811 at http://tdworld.com <p>Dominion&rsquo;s merchant generation solar site in Fillmore, Utah, is an example of the photovoltaic sites that must be successfully integrated into an existing electrical grid.</p> Duke Energy Carolinas Paving Way for More Renewable Energy Projects http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/duke-energy-carolinas-paving-way-more-renewable-energy-projects <div class="node-body article-body">Furthering efforts to provide renewable energy to customers, Duke Energy Carolinas has issued a request for 750,000 MWh of energy located in its territory.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/duke-energy-carolinas-paving-way-more-renewable-energy-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/duke-energy-carolinas-paving-way-more-renewable-energy-projects#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:40:00 +0000 96941 at http://tdworld.com Loan Guarantee Program Launched Utility-Scale PV Solar Market in U.S. http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/loan-guarantee-program-launched-utility-scale-pv-solar-market-us-0 <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office has released new numbers on how the Obama Administration's early support for solar PV projects led to a massive expansion of large-scale solar farms. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/loan-guarantee-program-launched-utility-scale-pv-solar-market-us-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/loan-guarantee-program-launched-utility-scale-pv-solar-market-us-0#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:29:00 +0000 96931 at http://tdworld.com Do Renewables Play Fair? http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/do-renewables-play-fair <div class="node-body article-body">Many industry consultants and suppliers tell us there will be more distributed energy resources in the future and some claim that renewables will be the predominant source of new generation</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/do-renewables-play-fair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/do-renewables-play-fair#comments Generation Renewables Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:25:00 +0000 96791 at http://tdworld.com Hybrid Power Plant Combines 3 Clean Energy Sources in One http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/hybrid-power-plant-combines-3-clean-energy-sources-one <div class="field-byline"> Idaho National Laboratory, October 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Enel Green Power North America’s Stillwater plant, outside the desert town of Fallon, Nevada, came online in 2009 as a conventional geothermal plant and later added solar panels. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/hybrid-power-plant-combines-3-clean-energy-sources-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/hybrid-power-plant-combines-3-clean-energy-sources-one#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:15:00 +0000 96721 at http://tdworld.com Aerial view of Enel Green Power North America’s Stillwater plant in Fallon, Nevada, the first triple hybrid renewable energy plant. | Courtesy of Enel Green Power North America, Inc. Saving Baseload Plants: Rare As Hen's Teeth http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/saving-baseload-plants-rare-hens-teeth <div class="node-body article-body">I don’t have the evidence to prove it has never happened before, but I can say this event is as rare as hen’s teeth</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/saving-baseload-plants-rare-hens-teeth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/saving-baseload-plants-rare-hens-teeth#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:53:00 +0000 96681 at http://tdworld.com By marya from San Luis Obispo, USA (Flickr) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons President Sets 1 GW Renewable Energy Goal by 2021 for Civilian Agencies http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/president-sets-1-gw-renewable-energy-goal-2021-civilian-agencies <div class="node-body article-body">The Obama Administration on Oct. 14 set a new goal for civilian agencies to procure and facilitate development of 1 gigawatt of new renewable electricity by 2021</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/president-sets-1-gw-renewable-energy-goal-2021-civilian-agencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/president-sets-1-gw-renewable-energy-goal-2021-civilian-agencies#comments Generation Renewables Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:09:00 +0000 96651 at http://tdworld.com