Grid Archive

18 Apr 2014

Siemens to supply HVDC technology for BorWin3 North Sea grid connection

Siemens has secured a contract from German-Dutch transmission grid operator TenneT for an offshore wind farm grid connection in the North Sea. CTBR – News
17 Apr 2014

JinkoSolar connects 39MW Chinese solar PV projects to grid

JinkoSolar, a China-based solar panel maker, has connected its two solar PV projects totalling 39MW to the grid in Jiangsu Province. CTBR – News
17 Apr 2014

Smart Grid Project Completed in New York

The Energy Department yesterday recognized the completion of New York Independent System Operator’s (NYISO) smart grid and control center project in Rensselaer, New York. Read more » The Daily Fusion
14 Apr 2014

Martifer Solar connects nearly 80MW to UK grid in nine weeks

Martifer Solar, a subsidiary of Martifer SGPS, successfully connected 78.4 MWp to the UK grid before the 31 March, 2014, 1.6 ROC (Renewable Obligation Certificate) deadline. CTBR – News
25 Mar 2014

Tesla Could Help Customers Go Off Grid

Originally published on RenewEconomy. Morgan Stanley’s investigation into the potential of consumers to go off-grid in a major way in the US depends on a number of factors. The falling cost of solar we know about, and the rising cost of poles
25 Mar 2014

NEC buys grid energy storage business unit of A123 Systems

Japan-based NEC Corporation has announced a deal to acquire the grid energy storage business of battery-maker A123 Systems, a division of Wanxiang Group, for approximately $ 100m (€72.3m). CTBR – News
21 Mar 2014

A123 Energy Solutions commissions first grid storage solution in Japan

A123 Energy Solutions announced the commissioning of a 2.8MWh Grid Storage Solution (GSS) for IHI Corporation, one of the largest industrial equipment manufacturers in Japan. CTBR – News
21 Mar 2014

Fraunhofer selects Bi-Direx energy storage inverter for smart grid energy storage research

Eguana Technologies, a manufacturer of high performance power electronics for smart grid energy storage announced that the Smart Grid Research Group of Germany’s prestigious Fraunhofer Institute has selected Eguana’s Bi-Direx inverter as the control platform to be
13 Mar 2014

A123 Energy commissions grid storage system in China

A123 Energy Solutions has commissioned a 500kW Grid Storage Solution (GSS) for Dongfang Electric Machinery in China. CTBR – News
8 Mar 2014

GRID Alternatives Expanding Into International Markets

The country’s largest non-profit solar installation organization, GRID Alternatives, recently announced that it will be expanding into the international market, via the acquisition of another non-profit, Power to the People. The expansion will allow GRID Alternatives to