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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 t ...

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Why PV Structures Collapse: Five contributing factors

Why PV Structures Collapse: Five contributing factors

It’s the destiny of structures to eventually decay or collapse. Take the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Once the most enduring structures known to mankind, all but one collapsed within hundreds of years and the Great Pyramid at Giza is a s ...

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The future of renewable developments in Ireland

The future of renewable developments in Ireland

  The Irish government has launched a public consultation on the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) – what does it mean for the future of renewable development in Ireland? The preferred option outlined in the consultatio ...

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The Great American Eclipse & the Monolithic Forecast

The Great American Eclipse & the Monolithic Forecast

With respect to North American weather, the solar eclipse of August 21 (known as the “Great American Eclipse”) seems like ancient history.  And while its impacts on sensible weather were short-lived and modest, the Great American Eclipse had a p ...

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Solar boom for MENA region

DNV GL recently attended the World Future Energy Summit and actively participated in a number of areas. Specifically, DNV GL contributed to the emerging solar industry which is in the early stages of a boom throughout the MENA region. The UAE is look ...

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Year in Review: Top 10 Utility of the Future blog posts from 2015

As we find ourselves already at the end of January 2016, we’d like to take a moment to look back at our most popular blog posts from the past year, which included hot topics around energy efficiency, wind, solar, renewable integration, smart meteri ...

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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 powe ...

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Reflections on Joe Biden's speech at SPI 2015

Reflections on Joe Biden's speech at SPI 2015

It was very interesting to listen to our Vice President speak at SPI last week in Anaheim.  Joe Biden gave an enthusiastic and informative talk that resonated with the audience.  Two key components of his talk were related to economics and politic ...

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The Engineer, The Energy Trilemma and The Smart Nation

The world population is expected to grow to nine billion by 2050, and up to eleven billion by 2100. Meanwhile, energy consumption is expected to continue growing at the rate of 0.7% per capita per annum. However, we continue to live on a finite pl ...

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All Roads Lead to Home: The Impending Energy Industry Convergence

All Roads Lead to Home: The Impending Energy Industry Convergence

This author no longer works for DNV GL. It’s 7:45 AM on Tuesday morning and I’m making my morning coffee when a glance outside furrows my brow. Last night’s report predicted that it wouldn’t start raining until the afternoon, but a dis ...

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