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UK windiness: First semester in 2016 lower than long-term expectations – what does this mean for you?

UK windiness: First semester in 2016 lower than long-term expectations – what does this mean for you?

Monitoring and recording wind speed trends can be beneficial to assess project performance. But interpreting and truly understanding those trends are where the real value lies. The UK Wind Index DNV GL maintains a UK Wind Index, which enables o ...

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The future of control systems in wind energy

Where next for wind turbine control? The control of wind turbines is not a new endeavour, nor is it niche. In fact, as early as 1990, over 70 published references were available on the various aspects of wind turbine control [1]. Now, a little ove ...

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Moving to the Middle — How to Navigate the Ins and Outs of C&I Midstream Programs (Part III)

Moving to the Middle — How to Navigate the Ins and Outs of C&I Midstream Programs (Part III)

By Dave Backen, Christopher Burmester, David MacDonald and Mary Ann Sheehan Part III: Examples from Midstream Programs in Practice In the first two installments (read part one and part two) of our series on midstream programs, we had looked at ...

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How the drive for higher JD Power scores can hurt energy efficiency

Background on JD Power Score The trend for the past several years across the utility sector is a drive to increase JD Power scores. As a result, national scores have increased and are now at their highest rating in eight years. Most of this incr ...

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National Grid EFR winning bids surprisingly cheap: what will this mean for the future of storage in Britain?

National Grid EFR winning bids surprisingly cheap: what will this mean for the future of storage in Britain?

The much anticipated response to the National Grid Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) auction has produced some surprising results. The eight winning bids, all of which were storage facilities, came in surprisingly cheap, ranging from ?7/MW to just un ...

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