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Costa Rica's electricity generated by renewable energy for 300 days in 2017 - The Independent
The IndependentCosta Rica's electricity generated by renewable energy for 300 days in 2017
Costa Rica's electricity has been produced entirely using renewable energy for 300 days since the start of January. With more than a month of 2017 to go, the Central American country is set to smash its own annual record of green energy use. In 2015 ...
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The Rise of Renewable Energy in the UK - BQ Live
BQ LiveThe Rise of Renewable Energy in the UK
Renewable energy accounted for 26% of the total energy generated in the UK in the first quarter of 2017. This figure is up by 5% on the previous year. On-shore wind generation also broke records in the first quarter, generating 8.3% of energy for the ...
Renewables will drive 'steep decline' in wholesale electricity price in Australia – report - The Guardian
The GuardianRenewables will drive 'steep decline' in wholesale electricity price in Australia – report
... obtained by Guardian Australia, says a steep decline in wholesale electricity prices forecast between 2018 and 2022 is due to the entry of 6,000MW of renewable capacity which has already been incentivised by the existing renewable energy target.
UK bars new green subsidies - reNews
reNewsUK bars new green subsidies
Renewable Energy Association head of policy and external affairs said: “Whilst the announcements for electric vehicles are positive, the UK government seem to be turning their back on renewables by announcing no new support for projects post 2020 and a ...
Environment groups are disappointed with the Budget's lack of commitment on renewablesCity A.M.
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Melbourne consortium underwrites windfarm in Australian-first deal - The Guardian
The GuardianMelbourne consortium underwrites windfarm in Australian-first deal
It is the first time a group long-term power purchase arrangement has been used to fund a renewable energy development in Australia, and the City of Melbourne's deputy mayor, Arron Wood, said he hoped other local governments would adopt the model.
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Smart Grid & Metering
Romeo Power Technology inaugurates electric vehicle battery factory
All Romeo lithium-ion battery packs for EVs and stationary applications are designed, engineered, tested and produced on site
Philips Lighting delivers 1 billionth LED bulb to COP23
Philips Lighting has today delivered its one billionth LED bulb at a special ceremony in Bonn during the COP23 climate talks.
IEA unveils first study into digitalization
Increased use of data and analytics in the energy sector could save power companies close to $20 billion per year and also save $270 billion of investment in new electricity infrastructure.
Cisco, Siemens named top smart city vendors
The report examines the strategy and execution of 16 smart city suppliers, with Cisco and Siemens in the lead
Electric vehicle infrastructure to realize billions in spending
Governments, utilities, and automakers are likely to play an outsized role
Urgency for new gas plant in Malta after blackout
The Maltese government has promised that a new gas-fired power plant will be added to the country’s grid soon after power blackouts on Tuesday left the public frustrated.
Transmission & Distribution
Utility vehicles: All-Terrain Tree Trimmer
Line maintenance: Jarraff’s 4-wheel tree trimmer comes with several different tire options for a wide variety of transmission and distribution line ROW maintenance applications.
US Army denies Dakota Access crude oil pipeline’s Lake Oahe easement
The US Department of the Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access crude oil pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, Army Asst. Sec. for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy announced on Dec. 4. American Petroleum Institute Pres. Jack N. Gerard immediately called on President-elect Donald J. Trump to approve the project when he takes office in January.
Work light: LED utility bucket light
Safety lighting: Milwaukee Tool introduces M18 LED Utility Bucket Light, built to survive high-voltage and extreme conditions Linemen face on a daily basis.
Power Cable: Girl's death reveals risks of obsolete Detroit power lines
The electrocution of a 12-year-old Detroit girl has exposed a new risk in a city that's turning the corner nearly two years after emerging from bankruptcy: miles of obsolete power lines that could fall from poles and turn deadly.
New Mexico electric utility to seek another rate increase
New Mexico's largest electric provider will be asking state regulators to consider another rate increase for customers in December
FERC Order 1000 is working slowly, but it is working
Panelist David DesLauriers, director, Black & Veatch Management Consulting, noted that all of the regions have their regional plans approved by FERC
Dudgeon offshore wind power farm officially opened
All 67 turbines at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind power farm are now delivering electricity to the UK grid, providing renewable energy to around 410,000 homes.
Eight energy companies commit to reduce methane emissions within natural gas industry
The energy companies also agreed to encourage others across the natural gas value chain – from production to the final consumer – to do the same.
Non-Technical Losses: A $96 Billion Global Opportunity for Electrical Utilities
What challenges do we all face in identifying energy theft, and how can utilities and communities work together to implement solutions that will minimize current and future non-technical loss in utilities?
Renewable Energy: London buses fueled by coffee grounds
Shell and bio-bean are helping to power some of London's buses using a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds.
Electric Company: Kansas regulators to review Westar merger with Great Plains
Shareholders have overwhelmingly approved a proposed merger of Kansas' largest electric company with a Missouri firm.
Whitefish halts power work in Puerto Rico over $83M owed
Whitefish Energy Holdings is halting work to help restore power in Puerto Rico because the U.S. territory's government has not paid crews as part of a contract that led to accusations of overcharging and incompetence and contributed to the resignation of the power company director.