Gigawatt Global announced last week that it is about to begin construction on a 7.5-MW solar plant in Burundi. The plant will be the first grid-connected project supported by the Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) to begin full construction. The project is also the first grid-connected solar project developed by an independent power producer (IPP). […]
Wind power has been around for well over a thousand years. The Persians first used wind power in the first millennium. Over the last few hundred years, the most notable change has been in the shape and design of the blades. Today, all major wind turbine manufacturers use a very similar design for their wind... The post Follow the patents: toward even more ef […]
More than ever, wind farm owners are looking to run their projects as hard as possible for as long as possible. However, a misconception shared by many asset owners across the industry is that any effort to increase asset output in the short term will decrease asset longevity. A key question that owners are now... The post Striking the balance: how to run wi […]
by Nicholas Nhede Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Siemens have partnered to transform Dubai into the world’s first government to conduct all its applicable transactions via blockchain by 2020. The goal is to make Dubai the happiest city in the world, according to DEWA. DEWA and Siemens are implementing a number of strategies to achieve the D […]
Habitat Energy has announced that it has successfully reached an agreement with the Gresham House Energy Storage Fund to optimize 74 MW of Energy Storage System (ESS) projects in the UK. The multi-year agreements comprise three existing projects: a 20-MW ESS in Wiltshire, a 5-MW ESS in Wolverhampton and the recently-commissioned 49-MW ESS project located... […]
With so much new and exciting in the energy delivery space, DTECH is a must-attend for anyone who works with energy on the distribution side of the grid. Here’s a quick look at what to expect in San Antonio. At DISTRIBUTECH International, we strive to give attendees a good look at the future of energy... The post It’s DTECH Time! What to expect in 2020 appea […]
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