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The two minute energy opinion - Which technology trends in renewables gives you reason to be optimistic about 2017?

The two minute energy opinion - Which technology trends in renewables gives you reason to be optimistic about 2017?

Looking back at 2016, it can be easy to get distracted by all the news about politics. In the realm of technology, things are nonetheless progressing at a rapid speed – for example, many positive developments have continued to gather speed in th ...

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Renewables on track to beat ‘fuel parity’ with combined cycle gas turbines

Renewables on track to beat ‘fuel parity’ with combined cycle gas turbines

In November, the UK Government published an updated version of its Electricity Generation Costs analysis. This is a rigorous assessment of Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE) for a very wide range of generation options, forecasted for 2020 and 2025. ...

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Year in Review: Top 10 Energy in Transition blog posts from 2016

As we find ourselves at the beginning of 2017, we’d like to take a moment to look back at our most popular blog posts from the 2016, which included hot topics around energy efficiency, wind, solar, renewable integration, smart metering, and energy ...

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Renewables, Economic Development and Lessons from South Africa for the Middle East

Renewables, Economic Development and Lessons from South Africa for the Middle East

The Middle East and North African region is experiencing increasing levels of investment in the renewable energy sector. Markets such as Morocco, Egypt and Jordan have advanced their programs significantly whilst the countries in the Gulf region are ...

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Hybrid grids - key aspect: mix of generation

Hybrid grids - key aspect: mix of generation

This is the second blog on hybrid grids. In the first blog, I talked about the definition of hybrid grids and introduced the four key aspects. Now I will highlight and elaborate on the key aspect “mix of generation” and some of its implications ...

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Digital Focus in our Technology Outlook 2025 Report

Digital Focus in our Technology Outlook 2025 Report

As I watched the Solar Impulse 2 - powered only by the sun - fly over San Francisco this past weekend, I reflected on technology and the role it plays in our ever-changing world. The Solar Impulse 2 is a Swiss-developed solar aircraft attempting to b ...

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Who should be responsible for reliability and resilience?

Energy storage and distributed renewables could produce another ‘paradigm shift’ for electricity networks The major changes anticipated in operating, planning, and paying for electricity transmission and distribution networks with high levels ...

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Solar boom for MENA region

DNV GL recently attended the World Future Energy Summit and actively participated in a number of areas. Specifically, DNV GL contributed to the emerging solar industry which is in the early stages of a boom throughout the MENA region. The UAE is look ...

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Year in Review: Top 10 Utility of the Future blog posts from 2015

As we find ourselves already at the end of January 2016, we’d like to take a moment to look back at our most popular blog posts from the past year, which included hot topics around energy efficiency, wind, solar, renewable integration, smart meteri ...

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The strange case of the disappearing short circuit current

The strange case of the disappearing short circuit current

In my last blog, I discussed some issues related to whether or not a very large power system can be operated with only distributed solar generation? While I was speaking with some customers last week a similar question came up: “Is it possible to ...

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