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Microturbines, Gas Engines Link Biogas to the Grid

by BioCycle Magazine  (Sep. 1, 2006)

OPPORTUNITIES to produce electricity from methane are being improved continuously as manufacturers introduce new and upgraded equipment to address market needs and varying characteristics of raw biogas. In the renewable energy from organics recycling arena, the two primary types of electricity generation equipment are microturbines and ...

Biomethane enters the gas grid article for energy world

by CNG Services Limited  (Jul. 12, 2012)

The Carbon Plan, published in 2011, aims to reduce UK carbon emissions by a quarter from 1990 levels. With the current policies in place, the UK is on target to reduce emissions by over a third by 2020 and with the introduction of new technologies this should increase to an 80% reduction by 2050. However, currently around half the UK’s ...

Grid integration of renewables in Egypt

by Renewables Academy AG (RENAC)  (Mar. 9, 2010)

Integration of large Amounts of Renewable Electricity in the Egyptian Energy Grid - Capacity Building for Management and Engineer-Technical Level (Egypt-RE-Grid). The electricity sector of the Arab Republic of Egypt produces large amounts of electricity through thermal and hydroelectric power stations. Egypt has diminishing proven oil reserves and ...

Smart Grids – The Governmental Approach

by GDS International  (May 20, 2010)

Scott Blake Harris is the General Council for the US Department of Energy, and has recently spoken out at the NGU US summit (hosted by GDS International).   He was nominated in the position by President Barack Obama in March 2009, and was confirmed by the United States Senate in May 2009.  He focused his address on the $4 billion ...

Smarter grids, appliances, and consumers

by Earth Policy Institute  (Feb. 17, 2010)

More and more utilities are beginning to realize that building large power plants just to handle peak daily and seasonal demand is a very costly way of managing an electricity system. Existing electricity grids are typically a patchwork of local grids that are simultaneously inefficient, wasteful, and dysfunctional in that they often are unable, ...

Avoiding the Power Grid with Renewable Energy

by Greenshine New Energy LLC  (Apr. 10, 2014)

For approximately one hundred years, thriving countries have been dependent on only one form of distributing power; electricity sent over large transmission grids from plants generating electricity, to customers in businesses, homes, and factories.  Generators extract energy from rooftop solar panels, garbage, and sewage, which replace or ...

State of the Smart Grid Business in 2013

by Memoori Business Intelligence Ltd  (Mar. 6, 2013)

Smart Grid sales across the world in the last 3 years at installed prices have grown by CAGR of approx. 35% and climbed to $36.5 billion in 2012. Given the general global economic demise during this period these figures are remarkable. However they include a steady flow of refurbishment business that has for more than 10 years incrementally ...

Knowing power grids and understanding complexity science

by Inderscience Publishers  (Feb. 10, 2015)

Complex networks theory has been well established as a useful framework for studying and analysing structure, dynamics and evolution of many complex systems. Infrastructural and man–made systems like power grids, gas and water networks and the internet, have been also included in this network framework, albeit sometimes ignoring the huge ...

Solar Energy Costs and the Struggle for Grid Parity

by Greenshine New Energy LLC  (Jun. 5, 2014)

The price of manufacturing solar panels has dropped significantly in the past decade, and installation has risen as dramatically as prices have fallen. Yet the cost of solar energy varies from state to state and country to country, why? Even though solar panels are cheap to manufacture, the cost of financing, installing and maintaining a system ...

How do we create an ethical grid?

by Energy Efficiency Markets  (Apr. 18, 2012)

So much of what’s discussed in offices these days – and forever really – focuses on this: What’s best for the company? How do we increase profits? That’s totally understandable, given that a primary responsibility of any for-profit enterprise is to benefit its owners and investors. Still, as individuals, and I ...

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