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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 t ...

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SF6 free switching equipment for the future

SF6 free switching equipment for the future

In 2018, Cigr? 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 blog, ...

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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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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. Policies ...

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Keeping the lights on in an age of renewable energy

Keeping the lights on in an age of renewable energy

Accelerating the energy transition is an urgent necessity if we are to avoid climate catastrophe, but first we need to overcome the challenges that a dramatic increase in wind and solar energy brings. 'Dunkelflaute' - this word gives some peop ...

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24 Women Working Toward the Future of Energy and Engineering

24 Women Working Toward the Future of Energy and Engineering

  Sunday, June 23, 2019 marks the sixth annual International Women in Engineering Day! Launched in 2014 by the UK based Women's Engineering Society, Women in Engineering Day celebrates females from across the globe within the field of ...

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What does the Trade War have to do with Energy Efficiency?

What does the Trade War have to do with Energy Efficiency?

LEDs are digital, meaning that they emit light from a special semiconductor material. As a digital technology, LEDs are subject to the price-performance of electronics. In computing, this price-performance is commonly referred to as 'Moore's Law' ...

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The Next Big Thing WAS All of Us!

The Next Big Thing WAS All of Us!

  I can't believe that just about a month ago we were about to kick off DNV GL's 2019 Energy Executive Forum. There were so many great moments in the Arizona desert. It was great to see our industry collaborating on not only the opportun ...

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Transportation is the biggest growth opportunity for the electric utility sector in a century

Transportation is the biggest growth opportunity for the electric utility sector in a century

  I attended AWEA 2019 in Houston during the week of May 20 to sit on a panel with Pattern Energy, EVGo, Siemens, and Scott Rupp, a Chairman from the Missouri Public Services Commission. The topic of our panel was electrification and the ...

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A master class in energy efficiency

A master class in energy efficiency

I've just returned from Seattle where I had the privilege to lead a workshop at the AESP Spring Conference, and I have to say it was without a doubt the best conference content I've seen in a while within the energy efficiency market. For those o ...

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