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GE Energy Consulting Study Shows Western Grid Can Withstand Disturbances under High Renewable Penetrations

This week, at the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2015 conference and exhibition, GE’s Energy Consulting business (NYSE: GE) presented the results of the Western Wind and Solar Integration Study Phase 3 (WWSIS-3). The study, a collaborative effort between the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and GE, showed that, with the use of good, … Continue reading GE Energy Consulting Study Shows Western Grid Can Withstand Disturbances under High Renewable Penetrations

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Spain’s renewable energy plants, wind power and solar energy, generated 41.3% of the country’s electricity in April

Spain’s renewable energy plants generated 41.3% of the country’s electricity in April, data of grid operator Red Electrica de España (REE) showed on Thursday.   Wind power output slightly increased year-on-year to 3,948 GWh this month, representing 20.4% of total power output. Spain’s hydroelectric plants accounted for 13.5%, while photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar power … Continue reading Spain’s renewable energy plants, wind power and solar energy, generated 41.3% of the country’s electricity in April

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A 50% share of variable renewables can save up to 6% on system costs

The REserviceS project – led by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and involving other stakeholders from across the electricity system and academia – also found that creating markets to trade grid support services (GSS) can provide revenue streams for generators, in addition to energy-only markets. Wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) energy is capable of … Continue reading A 50% share of variable renewables can save up to 6% on system costs

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