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    Emrgy at the 2019 CRWUA Conference

    In mid-December, Emrgy’s sales team and CEO Emily Morris attended the 2019 Colorado River Water Users Association (CRWUA) Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Attendees were very interested in Emrgy’s distributed hydrokinetic power generators, and the potential for their own canal systems.  “We’re thrilled to show many of the largest irrigators in the U.S. how they ...


    By Emrgy Inc.

  • Renewable Energy Set to Outperform Coal by 2021

    Hydro, solar, and wind energy are now close to toppling the prime position of coal in America’s electric grid system. The speed at which wind and solar power are being generated, it is expected that by 2021 United States would receive more power from renewable energy as compared to coal, as per projections made by the Institute for Energy ...


    By CleanEnergyAuthority.com

  • Potential of renewable energy outlined - Report by the intergovernmental panel on climate change

    Editor's Note:For years I've been asking myself why do we as a people (as in the government is us) invest major amounts in non-renewable, polluting, climate changing energy technologies while leaving table scraps for research and implementation of renewables? The answer, of course, is that unfortunately our government is not our government, not a government of the people, but a government of the ...


    By MapCruzin

  • Asia is set to support global coal demand for the next five years

    Global coal demand is expected to decline in 2019 but remain broadly stable over the next five years, supported by robust growth in major Asian markets, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest market analysis and forecasts. The weakness in coal demand this year results mainly from coal-fired electricity generation, which is set to experience ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • NYPA Reaches Major Milestone in Deploying Sensors to Improve Situational Awareness

    The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is reaching design completion of its statewide sensor deployment program, allowing site installations to commence. The multi-phase program is installing hundreds of sensors on generation, substation and switchyard assets across the state to closely monitor the health and performance of NYPA's statewide power generation and transmission network. The program will ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • The renewable revolution cannot occur with limitless growth, experts warn

    Despite the hopes attached to renewable energy, a rapid transition to green technologies, coupled with continued economic growth, could lead to severe energy and mineral shortages, as well as conflict and environmental damage. Nevertheless, these pitfalls can be avoided by focusing the renewable revolution on wellbeing rather than on green growth. This week, ...

  • FERC Staff Identifies Key Cybersecurity Program Priorities

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) staff recently (11/21) detailed the depth of its continuing efforts to address cybersecurity challenges facing the nation's energy infrastructure. Among other things, the presentation detailed several organizational changes meant to better focus the agency's resources on quickly evolving cyber challenges including creation of a new security-focused ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Vattenfall and Microsoft Pilot World's First Hourly Matching (24/7) of Renewable Energy

    Vattenfall and Microsoft have jointly developed a solution that provids customers a new level of transparency into their electricity consumption, making it possible to go from year-based data to hourly based data on source of origin. The solution, 24/7 Matching, is being piloted at Vattenfall and Microsoft Headquarters in Sweden. The new 24/7 solution is built with Microsoft Azure IoT Central ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Africa’s energy future matters for the world

    Africa is set to become increasingly influential in shaping global energy trends over the next two decades as it undergoes the largest process of urbanisation the world has ever seen, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency.   Africa Energy Outlook 2019, a special in-depth study published today, finds that current policy and investment plans in African countries are ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Trade mission to Turkey

    This week Dale Hartley from Primayer joins a trade mission of British environmental technology businesses to Ankara. The British Department for International Trade and Turkish Ministry of Industry and Technology,have organised this visit to develop UK-Turkey partnerships in solar, hydroelectric, wind, biomass, water and waste technologies. The Ankara Ostim Renewable Energy and Environmental ...

  • Maamba Collieries in Zambia sets record straight on load-shedding

    Maamba Collieries in Zambia needs ZESCO to clear outstanding debts owed to the company so it can maintain efficient operations at its 300 MW coal-fired power plant. Due to a continued shortfall in monthly payments of its power bills by ZESCO, Maamba Collieries (MCL) has not been able to keep up a robust maintenance programme at its modern eco-friendly thermal power plant - which has been ...

  • 3 new IEA reports provide fresh insights into Southeast Asia’s energy future

    Southeast Asia is set to become a key driver of world energy trends over the next 20 years as its energy demand grows at twice the global average, reflecting the region’s economic rise but also increasing the challenges for its policy makers, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency. Southeast Asia Energy Outlook 2019 finds encouraging indications in many ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Green Light for Germany's Largest Solar Park

    The final decision has been made: The Supervisory Board and Board of Management of EnBW have agreed to construct the largest solar park in Germany. EnBW will build its "Weesow-Willmersdorf" solar park on an area covering 164 hectares near to Werneuchen in Brandenburg. The energy generated will be able to supply around 50,000 households in an environmentally friendly way. The solar park will have ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • PowerGen 2019 – New Orleans

    From November 19-21 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the beautiful city of New Orleans will host PowerGen International. A full scale networking center for electricity generators, as well as utility and solution providers across all aspects of power generation. Attendees will be able to view an array of summits (conferences), exhibitions, and ...


    By MoistTech Corporation

  • Nepal Midim Khola Project Contracted by Allonward Was Completed Successfully

    The Midim Khola Project (2x1.5MW Francis turbine, Horizontal arrangement) in Nepal, contracted by Allonward was completed successfully. Midim Khola Project is an overseas EPC contracting project with mechanical & electrical system designed, whole set mechanical & electrical equipments supplied, installed & commissioned by Allonward, and invested & constructed by the United ...

  • Owner’s factory inspection for 3x8MW HPP, India

    On June 10th, the owner of 3x8MW  Hydropower plant(Installed capacity: 3x8MW ) arranged the factory inspection for excitation transformer, excitation panels, turbine & generator equipments (runner, bearing, stator coil, main shaft) before shipment, the design & manufacturing of equipments met the technical requirement of the contract through related testing ...

  • Owner’s factory inspection for BJP2,UPPER MARDI HPP

    On March 4th, the owner of BJP2(Installed capacity: 2x2250kW ),UPPER MARDI (2x3500kW) Hydropower plant arranged the factory inspection for turbine, generator, electrical equipment, governor, valve, transformer and all mechanical & electrical equipments before shipment, the design & performance of equipments met the technical ...

  • OHMSETT Creates Better Waves with Upgrades to the Wave Generator and Beach System

    The Minerals Management Service (MMS) recently funded upgrades to the Ohmsett wave generator to improve the quality of waves so they more closely simulate ocean waves. While the old wave forms were adequate for testing oil spill response equipment, the waves were not close enough to ocean waves to satisfactorily evaluate alternative energy devices which are now being tested at Ohmsett. The ...


    By OHMSETT

  • €46.8m 'Game-Changing' Tidal Energy Project Approved for Channel Regions

    Interreg France (Channel) England Program, an EU program set up to foster economic development around the Channel regions of the UK and France, has approved the biggest ever Interreg project which will be a game-changer for the tidal stream energy sector. The Tidal Stream Industry Energiser Project, known as TIGER, is an ambitious 46.8m project, of which 28m comes from the European Regional ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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