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Energy Policy Development: Unique Considerations for Small Island States

With the diversification and growth of energy sources, production, distribution and consumption in the last 30 years, many nations have developed and adopted a comprehensive energy policy. These policies typically address the development of legislati ...

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Imagining the unimaginable: Examining future climate change scenarios

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Superstorm Sandy, although not the most expensive hurricane to make U.S. landfall (Katrina holds that distinction), caused $65 billion in economic damages and was responsible for the death of 117 people in t ...

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Is your strategy for responding to extreme weather events up to the challenge?

Is your strategy for responding to extreme weather events up to the challenge?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. I'm a big fan of Yogi-isms. "It ain't over 'til it's over" is regarded as one of the most well-known quotes from Yogi Berra, a former Major League Baseball catcher who played for the New York Yankees. He fir ...

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Microgrids – Gaining experience and momentum

The economic value of a microgrid, at least for a single user, is sometimes reduced to two elements: its value in providing power when the rest of the grid is not functioning, and its ability to reduce energy cost. When one doesn't have power its val ...

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How do you cope with the

How do you cope with the "double risk trend" in reliability? (Part 1)

This is the first in a series of blogs focused on how to cope with "the double risk" trend in reliability, and how smart transmission and distribution grids can mitigate this risk. Our present day society has become highly dependent on reliable el ...

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Where is the energy storage market heading and where is the disruptive change? (Part 2)

Where is the energy storage market heading and where is the disruptive change? (Part 2)

Introduction In Part 1 of this blog series, I discussed the direction renewables and energy storage are heading and reached the following conclusions that: 1) PV is rising as a key driver for energy storage; 2) Future grids will face a mix of bulk ...

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Cyber security and real-time electric control center operations

Cyber security and real-time electric control center operations

Protection of electronic information and intellectual property, along with a secure digital network, are essential for any modern organization to function safely in today's electronic digital world. It seems like every day major news media outlets he ...

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