Tag: electricity prices

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar Power Helps Stabilize Electricity Prices in Brazil

July 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Brazil is blessed with a wealth of natural resources. It gets almost two-thirds of its electricity from hydropower facilities, and it also has enormous potential for wind, solar, and natural gas-fired power. Yet, the country is saddled with higher than […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Why Machine Learning Could Improve Resiliency and Save Millions for the U.S. Electricity Market

October 4, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

Power grids across the United States are facing greater technical challenges as new technologies and needs place higher demands on an already overburdened system. We no longer power just the standard household fare of lights, refrigerator, television and air conditioner. […]

Energy Economics

Is Solar Really the Reason for Negative Electricity Prices?

August 30, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

Solar gets all the attention, but another explanation is at least as important. Even during extreme promotions like “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”, it is rare to see anything sold for a negative price. Low prices, sure. But truly negative […]

Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, State

How States Are Backing Pro-Nuclear Energy Policies

April 7, 2017

Via: Nuclear Energy Institute

Illinois and New York have moved to stabilize the economics of their nuclear reactors, and proposals are under consideration in Connecticut and Ohio and expected in New Jersey and in Pennsylvania. The new laws and regulations mix nuclear energy policy […]