Posts tagged: Electric power transmission

America’s Largest Grid System Could Reach 30% Renewable Energy By 2026

America’s Largest Grid System Could Reach 30% Renewable Energy By 2026 (via Clean Technica) A new study reveals America’s largest grid operator could exponentially increase the amount of solar and wind electricity on its system, while lowering consumer costs and emissions, without negative effects on reliability. The PJM Renewable Integration… Tweet

Cochin Airport to Become First in India to use Solar Power for its Grid

New Delhi: Cochin International Airport is set to become the first airport in the country to use solar power for running its utility grid system. A Kolkata-based solar module manufacturing company, Vikram Solar, would be installing a 100 kWp solar power facility at the airport situated at Nedumbassery in Cochin. Giving details of the system, […]

Offshore Renewable Energy Grid

Courtesy: The huge potential benefits of a new electricity grid under the Irish Sea connecting power sources on Scottish, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland electricity networks have been highlighted in an exhaustive study published today.The Irish-Scottish Links on Energy Study (ISLES) study, funded by the EU’s INTERREG IVA Programme, has found that development […]

Hybrid Solar-Wind Power Connects Rural Navajos

The Johnson family‘s hybrid solar-wind generator, one of about 200 distributed energy systems installed on the Navajo Reservation where about 18,000 people don’t have electricity service. (Credit: Martin LaMonica/CNET) NAVAJO RESERVATION, N.M.–Power transmission lines run a few hundred yards behind the Johnson family home here, but it took an off-grid solar and wind generator to […]

10 Types of Companies that Consume the Most Electricity

Photo Courtesy: The United States has a voracious appetite for power. Electric power, that is. We use incredible amounts of electricity to power our lives, giving us everything from our morning coffee to our heated blankets at night. The sources of our electric power vary, from coal to petroleum to solar and to others, […]