Grid Archive

25 Nov 2015

Europe’s Largest Solar PV Plant Connected To Grid

Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon The 300 megawatt Cestas solar photovoltaic project in France has now been fully connected to the electric grid, according to recent reports. The achievement of full-grid connection followed the connection
4 Nov 2015

NOJA Power Smart Grid Automation software simplifies enhanced network implementations

SGA software significantly increases the flexibility of the ACRs simplifying the implementation of smart grids. Using the PC-based software, engineers can intuitively develop control and automation applications via an easy-to-use interface. Applications can then be uploaded to
12 Oct 2015

Honda Power 9000 Lets EV Owners Power Homes During Grid Outages

Here in Southern California, we don’t have a lot of power outages, but as temperatures continue to increase as a result of global warming, the load on the grid to cover the ever-increasing load of air conditioning
11 Aug 2015

Xcel Energy selects ABB to strengthen transmission grid in New Mexico

ABB has won a contract to provide two static var compensators (SVCs) to support Xcel Energy’s transmission grid expansion in New Mexico. CTBR – News
5 Aug 2015

Alstom T&D India to deliver transformers and reactors to Power Grid

Alstom T&D India has won three contracts worth about €33m to deliver transformers and reactors to Powergrid Corporation of India Limited (Power Grid). CTBR – News
2 Aug 2015

ABB commissions 800MW DolWin1 offshore wind grid link in Germany

ABB has handed over the 800MW DolWin1 high voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore wind grid connection in the German North Sea to TenneT. CTBR – News
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.