Generation Renewables http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7359/more en Xcel Energy Plans to Increase Wind Energy by 60% http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/xcel-energy-plans-increase-wind-energy-60 <div class="node-body article-body">Xcel Energy is seeking proposals to dramatically grow its wind energy portfolio by adding enough new wind farms to power more than 750,000 homes. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/xcel-energy-plans-increase-wind-energy-60" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/xcel-energy-plans-increase-wind-energy-60#comments Generation Renewables Renewables Grid-Optimization Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:47:00 +0000 95281 at http://tdworld.com AEP To Sell Four Competitive Power Plants for $2.17 Billion http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/aep-sell-four-competitive-power-plants-217-billion <div class="node-body article-body">American Electric Power has signed an agreement to sell four competitive power plants totaling approximately 5,200 MW for approximately $2.17 billion</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/aep-sell-four-competitive-power-plants-217-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/aep-sell-four-competitive-power-plants-217-billion#comments News Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:41:00 +0000 95051 at http://tdworld.com SRP Launches Major New Renewable Energy Project with Apple http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/srp-launches-major-new-renewable-energy-project-apple <div class="node-body article-body">Salt River Project’s Board of Directors has approved an agreement to purchase the energy produced from Apple’s new 50-MW photovoltaic solar power plant</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/srp-launches-major-new-renewable-energy-project-apple" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/srp-launches-major-new-renewable-energy-project-apple#comments Generation Renewables Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:14:00 +0000 95021 at http://tdworld.com Four Reasons Why I May NEVER Install Solar Panels on My Roof http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/four-reasons-why-i-may-never-install-solar-panels-my-roof <div class="node-body article-body">The first rule when buying real estate, location-location-location, may be the most important factor when determining the value proposition for a residential solar installation.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/four-reasons-why-i-may-never-install-solar-panels-my-roof" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/four-reasons-why-i-may-never-install-solar-panels-my-roof#comments Commentaries Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:32:00 +0000 94791 at http://tdworld.com DOE Announces 16 New Projects to Transform Energy Storage and Conversion http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-announces-16-new-projects-transform-energy-storage-and-conversion <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Department has announced $37 million in funding for 16 innovative new projects as part of a new ARPA-E program</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-announces-16-new-projects-transform-energy-storage-and-conversion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-announces-16-new-projects-transform-energy-storage-and-conversion#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:16:00 +0000 94721 at http://tdworld.com NREL Shows Eastern Grid Can Accommodate 30% Renewables http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/nrel-shows-eastern-grid-can-accommodate-30-renewables <div class="node-body article-body">A new study from the United States Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory used high-performance computing capabilities</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/nrel-shows-eastern-grid-can-accommodate-30-renewables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/nrel-shows-eastern-grid-can-accommodate-30-renewables#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Mon, 12 Sep 2016 16:23:00 +0000 94601 at http://tdworld.com NREL’s David Palchak, co-author of the Eastern Renewable Generation Integration Study, examines data visualizations developed with computing resources in NREL’s Energy Systems Integration Facility. Canada Can Integrate Large Amounts of Wind Energy Reliably, Cost-Effectively http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/canada-can-integrate-large-amounts-wind-energy-reliably-cost-effectively <div class="node-body article-body">Canada can get more than one-third of its electricity from wind energy without compromising grid reliability – </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/canada-can-integrate-large-amounts-wind-energy-reliably-cost-effectively" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/canada-can-integrate-large-amounts-wind-energy-reliably-cost-effectively#comments Generation Renewables Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 07 Sep 2016 18:45:00 +0000 94421 at http://tdworld.com California ISO Accepts Tariff Revisions for 'Grid Reliability' http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/california-iso-accepts-tariff-revisions-grid-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">The California Independent System Operator Board of Governors has accepted proposed tariff revisions that will ensure solar, wind and battery storage resources can provide needed grid services</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/california-iso-accepts-tariff-revisions-grid-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/california-iso-accepts-tariff-revisions-grid-reliability#comments Generation Renewables Renewables Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:31:00 +0000 94391 at http://tdworld.com Washington Governor Announces Clean Energy Grants to 5 Utilities http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/washington-governor-announces-clean-energy-grants-5-utilities <div class="node-body article-body">Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee announced last week $12.6 million in Clean Energy Fund grants to five utilities in Washington</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/washington-governor-announces-clean-energy-grants-5-utilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/washington-governor-announces-clean-energy-grants-5-utilities#comments Generation Renewables Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:59:00 +0000 93661 at http://tdworld.com Duke Energy Renewables Completes Final Los Vientos Wind Project http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/duke-energy-renewables-completes-final-los-vientos-wind-project <div class="node-body article-body">The 426th turbine of the Los Vientos wind power projects is now spinning and serving customers near the Rio Grande in Starr County, Texas. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/duke-energy-renewables-completes-final-los-vientos-wind-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/duke-energy-renewables-completes-final-los-vientos-wind-project#comments Generation Renewables Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:54:00 +0000 93651 at http://tdworld.com Turbines at Los Vientos Wind Farm; wind energy; renewable energy; blades