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European prompt power prices off week ahead prices gain

Posted: November 22nd, 2017 at 3:36 am by Tom Gardner

German wind power production is due to rise by 1.9 gigawatts (GW) on Thursday to 24.1 GW, having nearly doubled between Tuesday and Wednesday, Thomson Reuters data showed. Week-ahead prices jumped on expectations of lower nuclear supply in the region after French utility EDF on Tuesday …

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Offshore wind could displace gas in evolving energy scenario

Posted: November 22nd, 2017 at 3:36 am by Tom Gardner

The shift from gas to wind power between the Current Plans Scenario and the EUCO30 scenario implies nearly 40,000 lost jobs in gas power plants, but a simultaneous increase of about 73,000 jobs in the European wind power industry. Under the EUC's Opportunity Scenario, the loss of jobs in the gas …

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Fast growing wind power market waits out toxic proposal

Posted: November 22nd, 2017 at 3:36 am by Tom Gardner

Wind power buyers and sellers, who signed 4,300 megawatts' worth of contracts this year to date, say they're waiting to see whether a House proposal to slash federal tax credits for wind power will become part of a Congressional tax package before business can resume as usual. The U.S. wind power …

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Free power for western Sydney homes around proposed incinerator

Posted: November 22nd, 2017 at 3:25 am by Tom Gardner

'Dial a Dump Industries' boss Ian Malouf has committed to providing 1000 homes around the site with fully-installed solar power, free of charge, upon commencing construction of its proposed energy facility. The proposed incinerator at Eastern Creek will burn half a million tonnes of rubbish and turn it …

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How solar power can improve healthcare services lessons from India

Posted: November 22nd, 2017 at 3:25 am by Tom Gardner

Around one billion people globally and around forty million in India rely on healthcare facilities that do not have electricity access. A first-of-its kind study, Powering Primary Healthcare through Solar in India: Lessons from Chhattisgarh, published recently by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water …

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No plan no protections no guarantees PAC slams government over Hinkley Point C errors

Posted: November 22nd, 2017 at 3:23 am by Tom Gardner

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has this morning slammed the government over its handling of the Hinkley Point C contract, identifying a …

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Verv claims UK first with launch of blockchain powered P2P energy trading pilot

Posted: November 22nd, 2017 at 3:23 am by Tom Gardner

… Verv 2.0 into Banister House to enable the sharing of clean energy at affordable prices, we are moving one step closer towards making that happen.

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ETCC Quarterly Meeting Whole Home Energy Management

Posted: November 22nd, 2017 at 3:07 am by Tom Gardner

Date: December 6; Time: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm. Website: https://www.etcc-ca.com/event/etcc-quarterly-meeting-whole-home-energy-management …

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Why IoT Enabled Predictive Maintenance Could Be Key To Keeping Automation Off The Disabled

Posted: November 22nd, 2017 at 2:59 am by Tom Gardner

“Everyone talks about 'Internet of Things' of components talking to each other or machines talking to each other,” Ratan said. “We like to call it internet of people and things … As we look at the future, it's all about our ability to mix what's traditionally been a people business with a network of things and a …

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How Utilities Can Use IoT Technology To Save Energy In The Smart Grid Era Prakash Chandraker

Posted: November 22nd, 2017 at 2:57 am by Tom Gardner

Government of India has undertaken a two-pronged approach to cater to the growing energy demand of its citizens while ensuring minimum growth in CO2 emissions. On one hand, in the generation side, the Government is promoting greater use of renewable in the energy mix mainly through solar and …

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