Tag: power generation

Electric, Energy Consumption

How Power Companies Benefit from Accurate Weather Forecasts

September 27, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

It’s pretty easy to understand how the weather affects certain forms of power generation and infrastructure. Sunlight is obviously needed to generate solar power, wind is required to produce wind energy, and extreme storms of all kinds can wreak havoc […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption

U.S. power generation from renewables surpassed coal for the first time, says EIA

March 29, 2023

Via: Power Engineering

In 2022, generation from renewable sources such as wind, solar, hydro, biomass and geothermal surpassed coal-fired generation in the U.S. electric power sector for the first time. That’s according to new data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Electricity Power […]

News and Policies, World

Updating The Argentine Power Grid

February 17, 2023

Via: CleanTechnica

Argentina’s clean energy potential is obvious, but the infrastructure roadblocks are delaying renewable growth. Despite having vast tracts of usable land for PV and wind farms, only 7% of Argentina’s power generation comes from wind, and only 1% from solar. […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Accurate Measurement is Key to New Power Generation

December 27, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Battery power has never been in greater demand, and a wide range of new applications that require such power are emerging daily. That increased demand is accompanied by the need for more production, which in turn requires the highest degrees […]

News and Policies, World

Innovation, Efficiency at Heart of CHP Plant Upgrade

October 3, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

South Korea has been at the forefront of innovation across a range of industries. The country is known for its leadership in the design of electronics, and for driving the transformation of energy through a variety of technologies. A project […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewable capacity set for 50% growth over next few years, IEA says

October 21, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Renewable power capacity is forecast to increase by 50% between 2019 and 2024, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Monday. According to its “Renewables 2019” market report, the increase will amount to 1,200 gigawatts (GW) and be driven by drops […]

News and Policies, State

Combined Cycle Power Plant Proposed for Eastern Ohio

September 27, 2016

Via: Power Engineering

Houston-based EmberClear Corp. plans to build a 1,000-MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant on a 60-acre site in eastern Ohio near several gas pipelines carrying natural gas produced from the region’s abundant shale gas fields. The Harrison County Community […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Natural gas expected to surpass coal in mix of fuel used for U.S. power generation in 2016

March 17, 2016

Via: US Energy Information Administration

For decades, coal has been the dominant energy source for generating electricity in the United States. EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) is now forecasting that 2016 will be the first year that natural gas-fired generation exceeds coal generation in the […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

CMS Energy Has Slashed Coal-Fired Generation Since 2005

March 17, 2016

Via: Power Engineering

CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) and its utility subsidiary Consumers Energy have come a long way in reducing their reliance on coal-fired power since 2005. That’s according to various materials released March 11 by CMS in connection with a series of investor […]