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More renewables, more markets

More renewables, more markets

Renewable energy is today the low-cost option for power generation. With a market-driven energy transition, it’s essential that energy markets are developed, both to handle the effects of the rapid rise of renewable energy and to facilitate the ...

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Collaboration: The key to growing the Scottish wind industry

Collaboration: The key to growing the Scottish wind industry

Wind power is the fastest-growing renewable energy technology in Scotland and throughout many countries around the world. According to DNV GL’s Energy in Transition Outlook (ETO) 2018, renewables will continue to grow rapidly and by 2050 they w ...

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Conquering the data wilderness: practical considerations and solutions

Conquering the data wilderness: practical considerations and solutions

At the 2016 American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s Summer Study in Asilomar, I was part of an informal afternoon group session for… let’s call us “data enthusiasts” … around the challenges teams face trying to leverage data ...

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Who will dominate the global energy storage market?

Who will dominate the global energy storage market?

Jason Goodhand, Global Segment Leader - Storage, DNV GL I recently delivered a podcast story on the ‘space race’ for energy storage dominance between the United States (U.S.) and China. To recap, I highlighted that in China the government is p ...

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When a wind turbine performance upgrade isn’t what it seems

When a wind turbine performance upgrade isn’t what it seems

How to avoid common pitfalls and protect your energy yield certainty Over the past year, many of our customers have been approached by wind turbine manufacturers offering upgrade packages. Many upgrades are software updates, and some include hard ...

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Testing. Why? Because Battery Manufacturers Don’t Tell You Everything

Testing. Why? Because Battery Manufacturers Don’t Tell You Everything

The rapid growth of energy storage is creating new opportunities for manufacturers to bring batteries to the market, and project developers and owners are integrating them into their systems, often relying on the vendors for the information they ...

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SF6 free switching equipment for the future

SF6 free switching equipment for the future

In 2018, Cigré created the Working Group (WG) A3.41 ‘Interrupting and switching performance with SF6 free switching equipment’. The WG now has 42 members from all over the world and we had our kick-off meeting early this year in Arnhem. In this ...

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Robust green power deals crucial to energy transition

Robust green power deals crucial to energy transition

With climate change at the forefront of the great societal challenges, companies are facing increasing scrutiny from customers and investors to push for more ambitious and tangible corporate sustainability targets. However, a 2018 PwC survey d ...

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How do recent earthquakes events impact wind turbines?

How do recent earthquakes events impact wind turbines?

  Normally, loads for wind turbines are controlled by forces imposed on them by the wind. The recent strong magnitude 6.4 and 7.1 seismic events near Ridgecrest, California, which were felt in the wind power plant regions of Southern Cali ...

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Norwegian electric vehicles revolution drives grid investments and managed EV charging can save millions

Norwegian electric vehicles revolution drives grid investments and managed EV charging can save millions

In March 2019, 76% of all new cars sold in Norway’s capital city, Oslo, were electric vehicles (EVs) and the world largest plug-in hybrid ferry with capacity of 2,000 passengers will start operation between Norway and Sweden this summer. Polici ...

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