Grid Archive

1 Oct 2014

ABB secures $30m contract to improve Bangladesh power grid

Switzerland-based ABB has secured a contract worth about $ 30m from Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) to deliver four new substations and help expand six others. CTBR – News
21 Sep 2014

Taming The Smart Grid Beast

Taming the Smart Grid beast: SGIP sorts out the new grid puzzle of solar, wind, distributed energy, vehicle-to-grid, and energy storage Taming The Smart Grid Beast was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join
18 Sep 2014

Wind Power Could Improve Grid Resiliency

A new study investigating wind power and grid resiliency by GE’s Energy Consulting business in late-August found that wind power can substantially enhance grid resiliency when coupled with appropriate modern plant controls. Scenarios where the US electrical
18 Sep 2014

Younicos 5MW lithium-ion battery storage unit connected to German grid

A 5MW lithium-ion battery storage unit, designed by Younicos, has been connected to the German grid. CTBR – News
16 Sep 2014

The First 100% Green Grid Is Online, Figuratively Speaking

Originally published in the ECOreport The first 100% green grid is online, figuratively speaking. Philip Hiersemenzel of Younicos said there is no such thing as a Mecklenberg grid (the part of Germany in question), only a European continental
11 Sep 2014

JinkoSolar connects 100MW Chinese solar PV plant to grid

JinkoSolar has connected its 100MW solar PV power plant in Xiangshui, Jiangsu Province, China to the grid. CTBR – News
5 Sep 2014

Siemens to provide grid connection for Dudgeon offshore wind farm

Siemens has secured a contract to provide grid connection for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm in the UK. CTBR – News
25 Aug 2014

Smart Grid Spending Expected To Total Nearly $600 Billion By 2023

Following on from news earlier this week, which saw Navigant Research predict investment in microgrids to reach $ 31 billion in the Asia Pacific region by 2023, the same company has released another report investigating smart grid
20 Aug 2014

Rooftop Solar May Reach Grid Parity In 25+ States By 2017

In just three years, new numbers tell us, more than half of the states in the US may have rooftop solar available at the same price as the local grid’s electric rates. And that’s even without considering
19 Aug 2014

ABB to Connect Europe’s Largest Tidal Project to UK Grid

MeyGen tidal stream project in Scotland’s Pentland Firth, the largest tidal energy project in Europe, will use ABB technology to feed energy into the onshore distribution grid. The Daily Fusion