Generation Renewables http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7359/more en DOE Awards ComEd $4 Million for Renewable Technology http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-awards-comed-4-million-renewable-technology <div class="node-body article-body">ComEd has received a $4 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to design and deploy solar and battery storage technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-awards-comed-4-million-renewable-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-awards-comed-4-million-renewable-technology#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:01:00 +0000 81241 at http://tdworld.com <p>Bronzeville</p> Nuclear Energy Facilities Set Reliability Record in 2015, Estimate Shows http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/nuclear-energy-facilities-set-reliability-record-2015-estimate-shows <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. nuclear energy facilities generated electricity at a record high level of reliability in 2015, according to preliminary estimates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/nuclear-energy-facilities-set-reliability-record-2015-estimate-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/nuclear-energy-facilities-set-reliability-record-2015-estimate-shows#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Thu, 21 Jan 2016 17:06:00 +0000 81171 at http://tdworld.com Solar Suction? http://tdworld.com/commentaries/solar-suction <div class="field-byline"> Paul Mauldin, Grid Optimization Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As energy infrastructure gets renewed and updated we’re going to have plenty of resistance – some valid and rational and some just plain crazy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/solar-suction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/solar-suction#comments Commentaries Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Thu, 21 Jan 2016 16:25:00 +0000 81161 at http://tdworld.com The Politics of Climate Change http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/politics-climate-change <div class="node-body article-body">Has the climate change debate become a purely political one? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/politics-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/politics-climate-change#comments Generation Renewables Renewables Grid-Optimization Sat, 16 Jan 2016 20:23:00 +0000 80981 at http://tdworld.com New York’s Nuclear Power Plants Contribute Over $3 Billion to State’s GDP http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/new-york-s-nuclear-power-plants-contribute-over-3-billion-state-s-gdp <div class="node-body article-body">A study by Brattle principals finds that Upstate New York’s three nuclear energy power plants contribute approximately $3.16 billion to the state’s gross domestic product.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/new-york-s-nuclear-power-plants-contribute-over-3-billion-state-s-gdp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/new-york-s-nuclear-power-plants-contribute-over-3-billion-state-s-gdp#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:39:00 +0000 80671 at http://tdworld.com zhongguo/iStock/Thinkstock Nevada Commission Approves Rooftop Solar Rate Structure http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/nevada-commission-approves-rooftop-solar-rate-structure <div class="node-body article-body">The Nevada Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously to move forward with a new rate structure for customers with rooftop solar panels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/nevada-commission-approves-rooftop-solar-rate-structure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/nevada-commission-approves-rooftop-solar-rate-structure#comments Generation Renewables Mon, 28 Dec 2015 21:13:00 +0000 80171 at http://tdworld.com Frequency Support, Ramping Capability and Voltage Support Essential to Reliability http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/frequency-support-ramping-capability-and-voltage-support-essential-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">New generation resources must provide adequate levels of frequency support, ramping capability and voltage control to maintain the reliability of the bulk power system</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/frequency-support-ramping-capability-and-voltage-support-essential-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/frequency-support-ramping-capability-and-voltage-support-essential-reliability#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Fri, 18 Dec 2015 21:14:00 +0000 79821 at http://tdworld.com Georgia Power, University of Georgia to Conduct Solar Tracking Demo Project http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/georgia-power-university-georgia-conduct-solar-tracking-demo-project <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia Power leaders joined University of Georgia officials to dedicate a new one megawatt (MW) solar tracking demonstration project in Athens, Georgia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/georgia-power-university-georgia-conduct-solar-tracking-demo-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/georgia-power-university-georgia-conduct-solar-tracking-demo-project#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:41:00 +0000 79781 at http://tdworld.com <p>Paul Bowers, chairman, president and CEO of Georgia Power, dedicates a new one megawatt (MW) solar tracking demonstration project in Athens, Georgia on Tuesday, Dec. 15.</p> Using Drones as a Solar PV Operations and Maintenance Tool http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/using-drones-solar-pv-operations-and-maintenance-tool <div class="field-byline"> EPRI, August 2015 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/using-drones-solar-pv-operations-and-maintenance-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/using-drones-solar-pv-operations-and-maintenance-tool#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:17:00 +0000 79771 at http://tdworld.com U.S. Solar Market Prepares for Biggest Quarter in History http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/us-solar-market-prepares-biggest-quarter-history <div class="node-body article-body">A new report shows 2015 shaping up to be the United States solar market's best year in history with record-breaking fourth quarter projections. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/us-solar-market-prepares-biggest-quarter-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/us-solar-market-prepares-biggest-quarter-history#comments Generation Renewables Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 09 Dec 2015 15:35:00 +0000 79311 at http://tdworld.com Jeff_Hu/iStock/Thinkstock