Tag: electrical grid

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Battery design from PNNL could help integrate renewables into the grid

February 7, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

A research team led by the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) demonstrated what they said is a new design for a grid energy storage battery built with low-cost metals sodium and aluminum. They said the design provides […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear Fusion — Coming Soon To An Electrical Grid Near You?

December 29, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

There are two kinds of nuclear power — fission and fusion. Fission is the one we are most familiar with. It involves splitting atoms — isotopes of uranium being the most common — in a process that releases large amounts […]

Domestic, Electric, Energy Consumption

Green new deal electricity – what really bothers the feds

April 16, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

For more than 100 years, electricity has been reliably provided to end users through a centralized generation and transmission model. Large coal, hydro and (later) nuclear generating facilities produced huge amounts of electricity and, through a spider’s web of high […]