Grid Archive

5 Jul 2015

EV Battery Second Use Can Improve Grid Stability, NREL Reports

Originally published on Kompulsa. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has recommended battery second use (B2U) as a way to offset the cost of electric vehicles and improve electricity grid stability. What is B2U? Battery second use
3 Jul 2015

Alstom wins contract to integrate wind farms in Southern Brazil to grid

Alstom has won a contract worth about €100m with Eletrosul Centrais Electricas to integrate wind farms in southern Brazil into the country’s transmission grid. CTBR – News
26 Jun 2015

Alstom, Saft commission energy storage system at EDF’s Concept Grid lab in France

A consortium of Alstom and Saft has commissioned a smart battery energy storage system (BESS) at Electricité de France’s (EDF) Concept Grid Lab. CTBR – News
25 Jun 2015

GRID Alternatives Empowers Low-Income Homes In Baltimore

Originally published on Solar Love. GRID Alternatives is a nonprofit that seeks to bring clean solar power to low-income people and provides training for those looking for jobs in the solar industry. Its slogan is: People. Planet.
24 Jun 2015

World Bank provides $30m financing for power grid improvement project in Laos

The World Bank has provided $ 30m in financing for the power grid improvement project in Laos. CTBR – News
24 Jun 2015

Rooftop Solar & Battery Storage Will Dominate Australia’s Grid

Originally published on RenewEconomy. Rooftop solar and battery storage will account for more than half of Australia’s electricity needs by 2040, reducing the need for fossil fuel generation, as the share of fossil fuels falls by more
23 Jun 2015

HelWin2 HVDC grid commissioned on North Sea coast of Germany

Siemens has delivered the 690MW HelWin 2 offshore wind grid connection in the German North Sea to transmission operator TenneT. CTBR – News
18 Jun 2015

Nordex connects Kouga wind farm in South Africa to grid

Nordex has connected the 80MW Kouga wind farm in South Africa to the national electricity grid. CTBR – News
11 Jun 2015

Hanergy Funds Renewable Energy Grid In Jordan

Jordan is planning to significantly increase their renewable energy infrastructure and will require a robust power transmission network to make efficient use of that infrastructure. The country is now getting help from foreign companies to set up such
4 Jun 2015

Yingli Green connects 50MW Chinese solar plant to grid

Yingli Green Energy has connected to the grid a 50MW solar power plant in Shanxi province, China as part of a joint venture (JV) with Shuozhou Coal Power. CTBR – News