Distributed Energy Articles

  • Commercial Backup Generator

    A backup commercial generator is different from home generators in a number of ways. These generators sets are specifically designed to be used in commercial and industrial applications. While all generator sets use fuel to generate emergency power, there are some that are designed to handle commercial applications. When the main power source for an area becomes ...


    By MTS Power Products

  • Interoperability Profiles – A Better Way to Buy Grid Technology

    Imagine browsing online for a new computer app. Once you have located the app, you swiftly hit the ‘download’ button – and immediately realize you’ve purchased the Windows version, which is incompatible with your Apple device. You have become a victim of technology tribalism. If your device represents a utility’s service territory, and the app represents new ...

  • 10 Facts you didn’t know about Wind Energy

    The oldest rotary windmills are considered to have been used regularly in agriculture and other purposes since 2000 B.C. by peoples of what would today be China and the Middle East who already sensed what the German physicist Albert Betz, the father of physics governing modern wind turbines, called The Theory of Wind Energy, presented and ...


    By Vortex Bladeless SL

  • Biomass gasification solution in Schwarze Pumpe, Germany

    ZeroPoint’s biomass gasification solution produces carbon negative heat and power at a project site in Schwarze Pumpe, Germany. The project has successfully integrated the biomass gasifier with the gas engine, synchronized with local distribution grid, generated power on the grid to secure a 20-year power purchase price and performed engine emissions testing to confirm environmental ...


    By ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc

  • Eight Flags Energy CHP Plant - 20 MW Utility CHP System - Pulp & Paper Facility Partnership - Case Study

    Quick Facts LOCATION: Fernandina Beach, Florida MARKET SECTOR: Utility / Pulp and Paper EXPECTED OPERATION DATE: July 2016 FUEL: Natural Gas GENERATING CAPACITY: 20 MW THERMAL OUTPUT: up to 200,000 lb/hr steam EQUIPMENT: ...

  • Moixa R&D for Vehicle-to-Grid technology - Case study

    In spring 2018, Moixa joined a consortium of leading energy and transport companies on a study – V2GB – Vehicle to Grid Britain – into how to reward drivers who use their electric vehicle (EV) batteries to support the grid. Vehicle to grid (V2G) technology will play a vital role in supporting the grid as it faces rapidly growing energy demands, by allowing millions ...


    By Moixa Energy Holdings Ltd.

  • Project ERIC - Case study

    Moixa is leading a £1.2 million project that is showing how a local smart energy system can save a community money and allow it to generate more power from renewables. Project ERIC (Energy Resources for Integrated Communities) aims to tackle fuel poverty in Rose Hill, East Oxford, a social housing estate which is in the lower 10% of the UK’s most deprived communities. The project was ...


    By Moixa Energy Holdings Ltd.

  • Vortex Bladeless biography & current stage

    The idea behind the technology // Vortex Bladelessis a tech startup. We are developing anenvironmentally friendlywind generator which needsno blades nor rotation. It is a new technology designed for modular on-site energy generation and low-consumption systems off-grid, specially thought to work along with other Vortex units or regular solar panels. Our vortex wind turbine is ...


    By Vortex Bladeless SL

  • Plummeting prices test offshore developers amid fragile supply chain

    A sharp drop in offshore wind prices and global expansion plans have increased the pressure on developers to control costs and meet project deadlines in a rapidly-consolidating supply market, industry leaders told the Offshore & Floating Wind Europe 2019 conference. Technology advancements and European deployment learnings have sliced offshore wind costs and laid the ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Power Play: Jet Engines Won’t Be The Only GE Tech Powering New Civilian Supersonic Jet

    It’s been 16 years since the Concorde landed for the last time and the iconic supersonic jet became a coveted museum exhibit. But engineers working on civilian supersonic jets are nowhere near ready to give up on their dreams. If you listen to them, we’re about to enter an era where quieter and more fuel-efficient supersonic jets will again zip across the sky. Early in ...


    By GE Renewable Energy

  • Mitsubishi group to buy Dutch green energy supplier; European renewables fund raises 857 million euros

    Mitsubishi-led group to buy Dutch renewable energy supplier A Japanese consortium led by Mitsubishi Corporation is set to buy Dutch renewable energy supplier Eneco for a total equity value of 4.1 billion euros ($4.6 billion) after agreeing terms with Eneco's main shareholders, the companies said November 25. The 'Diamond Chubu' consortium, which is owned by Mitsubishi ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Weld Neck Flanges

    Product descriptionWELDING NECK RISE FACE FLANGE(WNRF)Stainless steel weld neck flange is popularly used in excessive stress applications, with their capability to provide assisting power along with stress ...

  • China beam-down CSP pioneer predicts 30% cost reduction

    The developer of the world's first commercial beam-down CSP plant predicts a four-fold hike in thermal efficiency for a larger 200 MW plant. As CSP developers seek new ways to cut costs, a new 50 MW beam-down tower plant in China will provide valuable insights into an emerging CSP technology. Developed by BCP Solar Technology (known in China as Xinchen Solar), the ...


    By New Energy Update

  • When Disaster Response Drives Transformational Change to Grids, Fuel Cells are the Preferred Choice of Many Energy Prosumers

    The increasing frequency of weather-related disasters puts emergency disaster response in the headlines often and encourages more and more systematic solutions. In the example of wildfires in the U.S., where 30,000 fires burned over 3.5 million acres between January – August 2019, systematic solutions are crucial.  Seeking to minimize fire damage, utilities in California have instilled ...


    By GenCell Ltd

  • Guangqi Honda 17MW Distributed-photovoltaic-power Generation Project - Case Study

    Hanergy believes that "the secret of business survival lies in always leading technology." Innovation is the driving force of the company. Hanergy attaches great importance to R&D and investment. There are eight research and development bases in Beijing, Sichuan, Jiangsu, the United States, Silicon Valley, Germany, and Sweden. We have applied for more than 1,319 patents in the field of ...


    By Hanergy Holding Group

  • Capex of modular CSP plants could halve if 1 GW deployed

    Soon to complete its first full-scale module in Morocco, CSP developer 247Solar predicts series build gains could reduce capex to $3,000/kWe and sees advantages for industrial energy supply. Last month, 247Solar announced it will build its first fully-operational demonstration Brayton cycle CSP plant module at the Ouarzazate solar park in central  ...


    By New Energy Update

  • DIY Components

    The 5 Main Areas of DIY Drone Parts Once you’ve decided on the type of DIY drone you want to build (e.g. quadcopter, hexacopter, etc.), you’ll have to learn about the 5 areas of DIY drone construction, which are: Mechanics, Propulsion, Flight Controllers, Sensors, Video Diy Quadcopter Kit: Mechanics First, you'll want to familiarize yourself with the types of drones that you ...

  • White SMD LED

    SMD, or  "Surface Mounted Device" LEDs, are the most common LEDs in the market. The LED chip is permanently fused to a printed circuit board, and it's highly popular due to its versatility. You can find it in light bulbs and string lights, and even in the notification light on your mobile phone. Overview of White SMD LED How is white light produced by SMD LEDs?   SMD LEDs do ...

  • RTV High Voltage Insulator Coating

    Anti-pollution Flashover Coating (rtv insulator coating) High Voltage Insulator Coatings (HVIC)   To prevent the electrical equipment from pollution flashover in humid climate; Free of surface maintenance and cleaning after coated. Features of RTV High Voltage Insulator Coating: 1. ...

  • Inverter Data Logger

    Inverter Data logger Introduction Inverter data logger is mainly used in distributed PV power station. It records inverters' operation status and the generated power to make a long-term monitoring of the PV system. As a high cost performance product, inverter data logger for solar system only needs to be invested a little but greatly ...

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