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Clean Energy Technology and the Pace of Change: How Much and How Fast?

Clean Energy Technology and the Pace of Change: How Much and How Fast?

Report from the field: DNV GL at EPRI's Electrification Symposium, SECC's Member Meeting, the Indiana Energy Conference, and APPA's Customer Connections Conference The Big Picture on Clean Energy Several organizations carry out research-intensive p ...

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Geothermal Power as Baseload Power in Small Island Contexts

Geothermal Power as Baseload Power in Small Island Contexts

Small islands face various energy challenges, including low purchasing power for traditional diesel generation, vulnerability to fluctuating oil prices, and microgrids vulnerable to weather events without connection to other islands or power sources ...

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Dynamic Parameter Estimation: Bridging the gap between simulation and real world power system response

Dynamic Parameter Estimation: Bridging the gap between simulation and real world power system response

Regional transmission planning authorities including utilities and/or RTOs/ISOs currently rely on three different types of planning models to assess the short- and long-term transmission needs of the system from a reliability standpoint: Steady S ...

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The Smarter Home – How about the regulated utility’s role?

The Smarter Home – How about the regulated utility’s role?

TIME Magazine recently published an extensive series of articles in its July 7th special report called The Smarter Home. The various articles showcase a range of consumer technologies that can be remotely controlled--or control themselves (e.g., the ...

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The illusion of smart grid security

The illusion of smart grid security

Every day, every hour, and every minute, the battle for cyber security is raging. Both governments and companies are engaged in this cyber war, wherein government secrets are revealed, personal schedules are publicized, and critical infrastructure is ...

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PV effects on distribution systems

PV effects on distribution systems

Distributed generation (DG) is being implemented across the nation's electric grid in ever-expanding ways. During the last few years alone, we have seen major increases in grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) DG. Nearly 1 GW of installed PV capacity is n ...

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Technology, policy, customers set pace of change, path for success

The pace of change towards a sustainable energy future is accelerating. Executives gathered at the KEMA Utility of the Future conference revealed communications, collaboration and innovation are key to how well utilities will fare in a fast-paced, al ...

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