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While Nigeria continues to celebrate power generation of about 5,000 megawatts, another African country, Kenya, has begun moves to build one …Renewable Energy
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Situational intelligence applications correlate and analyze multiple disparate streams of data from the Internet …Internet of Things
IEEE Smart Village Unveils New Web Presence and Newly Sponsored IEEE Global Classroom at the Posner Center for International Development
IEEE Smart Village, a global humanitarian program helping remote, energy-deprived communities build toward sustainability with renewable energy and …
One of the largest information and communication technology (ICT) companies in the U.S. will soon power its five Texas data centers with 100 percent …Energy
Construction has begun on China’s first large-scale commercial solar plant, designed to eventually supply electricity for approximately one million households in Qinghai province. It’s a concentrating solar power (CSP) system, which uses a vast array of mirrors spread across 2,550 hectares (6,300 …Asia
An emerging battle in the renewable-energy wars is between "big solar" and "little solar," between utility-scale arrays and panels on a family's …Renewable Energy
Like the golden star-child of a family we all aspire to be, Denmark and its Northern European neighbors continue to outshine their competition in …Energy
Hydraulic engineers in Norway aim to use surplus power from wind and sun to cut the need for fossil fuel plants to boost European electricity …Energy
The abolition of the carbon tax has saved Queensland homes more than $200 a year on power bills, according to the Vinnies.
But the charity wants a ban …Energy
Wind, an amazing source of renewable energy, has been harnessed using windmills since as early as 200 BCE. Electricity-producing wind turbines hit …Wind Power
(Reuters) - General Electric Co wants to be a "sizable" player in the market for systems that store energy to manage power volatility, a sector the company expects to quadruple to $6 billion by 2020, the head of GE's energy storage business told Reuters.
Demand for industrial battery systems is …Batteries
East Africa is emerging as a global renewable energy hub thanks to completed and ongoing projects to exploit clean power sources such as geothermal, …Africa
Tech titans like Bill Gates are helping fund a new generation of commercial nuclear reactors, some likely in China, as a solution to climate change.
Leslie Dewan was only in sixth grade, building a mini water wheel in science class, when the last new U.S. nuclear reactor began producing power.
Now, …Nuclear Energy
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Apple, Tesla and Why We Need to Take Solar Seriously
Why are US Residential Solar Soft Costs So High?
New Hampshire Politicians Aiming …Renewable Energy
On hot summer days in California, when electricity demand is high and the electric grid is stressed, grid operators turn to “demand response” …Energy
New electricity market rules allow efficient EU-wide electricity trading - Energy - European Commission
The European Commission has adopted new electricity market rules which will bring the goal of a well-integrated EU internal energy market a step …Europe
Southern California Edison announced a proposal Friday to purchase almost 105 megawatts of renewable power as part of the utility’s effort to meet state requirements for broader use of energy sources such as solar.
The utility also is seeking 50 megawatts of solar resources to support the launch of …Energy
Warren Buffett (the crafty, veteran right-hander) likes to remind investors that when it comes to investment pitches nobody is calling balls and strikes. In other words, you can 'take' as many pitches as you want without striking out. Institutional investors sitting on their fossil fuel trillions …Energy
The sector however will face challenges.
A lack of interoperability and common standards will suppress the global market for enabling technologies for …Electrical Grid
It’s impossible to predict the future. Technology is constantly changing, and any technology ecosystem -- from a utility to a mobile carrier -- has …Smart Grids
Photo: FirstEnergy A New Life: Electricians work to turn a generator into a synchronous condenser. This conversion, at a decades-old coal plant in …Energy
Poor governance, incompetence, lack of transparency, distribution and transmission losses (a euphemism for theft), have made powering Pakistan a …
The energy regulator has issued a new and more alarming warning about the potential for blackouts, saying Britain’s spare capacity margin could dwindle to zero as early as next year. The prediction from Ofgem has forced the infrastructure operator, National Grid, to consult on another round of …Electrical Grid
What will happen if hackers will hit critical infrastructure in the US, which will be the economic impact of a cyber attack against a power …Electrical Grid
Someday, grid batteries will come in standard packages, ready to be plugged in as fast as utilities can find places and use cases for them. At least, …California
The United States is sorely unprepared for electromagnetic threats – which could originate in space from the Sun or a terrorist nuclear device …Energy
Younicos recently launched an energy consultancy in the US and is preparing its first "major" report, Hiersemenzel said. Image: Younicos.
Reports that …Electrical Grid
McKinsey’s predictions were broadly on target in 2007. Here’s how things could turn out during the next eight years.Back in 2007, McKinsey did two …Energy
BOSTON (State House News Service) – In an effort to help facilitate meeting the state’s goal of developing 1,600 megawatts of solar power by 2020, …Energy