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Equinor taps Nokia and NetNordic to deliver a 5G-ready private LTE network

Yesterday, Nokia announced it has collaborated with systems integrator, NetNordic, to enter into a frame agreement with Equinor, one of the world’s leading producers of oil, gas and wind power, to deliver a private 4G and...

West Texas to get three new large-scale battery storage systems

Burns & McDonnell said on Monday that it was selected by LG Energy Solution and Sustainable Environmental Renewable (SER) Capital Partners to provide engineer-procure-construct (EPC) services for three 10-MW/20-MWh lithium-ion, stand-alone battery energy storage...

Tri-state G&T getting greener with purchase of electricity from 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm

Commercial operations have commenced at EDP Renewables North America’s 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm. Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is the project’s sole offtaker, through a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDPR NA....

New tool could improve grid reliability in the face of extreme events

PNNL releases ExaGO open-source grid modeling platform for large-scale power grid analysis and optimization

World adds record new renewable energy capacity in 2020

The world added more than 260 GW of renewable energy capacity last year, exceeding expansion in 2019 by close to 50%, despite the economic slowdown that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data...

Here’s a short summary of energy industry gains through Biden’s infrastructure plan

For the electricity industry, the investment would be impressive at about $406 billion, and would help support many of the clean energy, grid modernization, and electrification goals that many utilities have in place today.

NIPSCO, EDP Renewables sign PPA for approximately 300 MW of wind and solar energy

EDP Renewables SA, through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America, and Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource, have executed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) and a Build & Transfer Agreement (BTA) for two renewable energy projects in Indiana

DNV models 20,000 years of weather and power outputs for ISO New England

Yesterday DNV announced that it had analyzed 20,000 years of plausible weather and power production for ISO New England (ISO-NE) in order to help the grid operator understand all possible scenarios that it could...

New US DOE report offers pathways to support the electricity system of the future

A national transmission policy is one of several recommendations. A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provides a suite of recommendations for improving the U.S. electric power system in light...

Xcel celebrates milestone as utility is now halfway to 100% carbon free electricity

For the second year in a row, Xcel Energy has hit a significant milestone in its quest to deliver 100% carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050. Xcel reported that it broke its own record...