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Storing sunshine: DNV GL’s experience advising solar + storage projects

Storing sunshine: DNV GL’s experience advising solar + storage projects

Renewable energy + storage is at the forefront of energy transition to a safer, smarter and greener energy future. Our team has provided independent technical services for more than 50 solar + storage projects throughout North America. One not ...

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Italy´s growth in the renewable energy sector

Italy´s growth in the renewable energy sector

Over the past decade, Italy has been developing rapidly in the renewable energy industry. Talking about the country’s progress means mentioning the focus of diversifying from its historical dependency on imported fuels to develop and implement energy policy along the region. ...

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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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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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Is it time for PPA 2.0? Why we need to future-proof energy funding

Is it time for PPA 2.0? Why we need to future-proof energy funding

Power purchase agreements (PPAs) are a significant tool for funding the energy transition. Research by DNV GL suggests that, as renewable energy becomes more widespread, its price dynamics becomes more complex. Consequently, PPAs need to become m ...

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Industry best practice for performance testing of utility scale solar PV plants

Industry best practice for performance testing of utility scale solar PV plants

Performance testing is an important technical requirement of a solar EPC contract. Not only does it provide assurance to project owners of solar PV plant design and construction quality but also performance testing results are typically tied to guara ...

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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 “Happy Hour Effect” – PV, Electric Vehicles and Learning Thermostats Walk into a Bar…!

The “Happy Hour Effect” – PV, Electric Vehicles and Learning Thermostats Walk into a Bar…!

Utilities are facing the confluence of three residential trends over which they have little or no control, but are tasked with meeting its consequences. The effects of all three of these trends coincide at about the same time of day, potentially wre ...

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Go Green This Superbowl: Root for America’s Greenest Football Team

Go Green This Superbowl: Root for America’s Greenest Football Team

Blake inspecting the solar integrated into the Eagles' stadium & parking lot. Photo Credit: Nick Herrschaft If you're not from Boston or Philly, you might be having trouble deciding who to root for this season. Both cities are central to th ...

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