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Ireland’s new Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS) design

Ireland’s new Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS) design

What does it mean for the renewable industry in Ireland? On Tuesday 24th July, the Government of the Republic of Ireland approved the design of the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS). This long-awaited decision has provided some clar ...

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The strange case of the disappearing short circuit current

The strange case of the disappearing short circuit current

In my last blog, I discussed some issues related to whether or not a very large power system can be operated with only distributed solar generation? While I was speaking with some customers last week a similar question came up: "Is it possible to ene ...

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Can a very large power system be operated with only distributed solar generation?

Last week I delivered training to TenneT TSO staff and we discussed, amongst others, the consequences of the growth of the variable renewable share. The following question came up: "Is it possible to run a large (size of Europe or US) electric power ...

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How will energy compression technology for fast charging of Electric Vehicles affect the future power grid?

How will energy compression technology for fast charging of Electric Vehicles affect the future power grid?

The number of Electric Vehicles (EV) on the road is growing, propelled in part by fast-charging battery technology. Imagine if fast inductive EV charging stations become reality. What will that mean for the power grid? We need to start thinking ahead ...

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Quantifying the financial benefits of energy storage

Renewable generation and energy storage are hot topics today in the utility industry. The analysis of high penetration of renewable generation on the distribution networks and the potential problems that may cause has distribution engineers looking f ...

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Who is responsible for securing the future power system?

One of the big trends in the transition towards a sustainable energy supply is the change observed in electric power generation. More and more businesses and individuals generate electricity and want to sell the excess power. These developments are m ...

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Dispatch flexibility can triple CSP revenues

Dispatch flexibility can triple CSP revenues

DNV GL is exploring how a concentrating solar plant with thermal storage (CSP-TES) can dramatically increase its revenues through ancillary services provision. The key is to find the optimal design, by varying turbine and storage configurations, ...

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