Posts tagged: renewable resources

If We Want Renewable Energy, We Need Fully Digitized Power Systems

The New York Power Authority is pioneering an effort to monitor every one of its assets, from generating facilities to transmission lines to buildings, in real time–and to figure out how new influxes of wind and solar can fit into the system. By: Eillie Anzilotti With 16 generating facilities and around 1,400 transmission lines, the New York […]

Saskatoon Light and Power Pitches $3.5M Solar Power Plant

1-megawatt operation eyed for 2020 start By: Guy Quenneville City-owned Saskatoon Light and Power is pitching a $3.5-million solar power plant on the city’s west side. The proposal, which would see the one-megawatt plant ready by 2020, is meant to provide energy for the utility’s customers and reduce the amount of energy the utility purchases […]

Roadside Revolution in ‘Green’ Energy

By: Alastair Dalton Roadside mini wind turbines will both generate power and absorb pollution under plans by a Scottish-based entrepreneur. Sanwal Muneer has already set his sights on using the technology for lighting the Forth Road Bridge and road signs. The device works by converting air turbulence from passing vehicles into electrical energy, which is […]