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University of California-San Diego: Supercomputer Simulations Help Optimize Floating Wind Farms

Targeted News Service - LA JOLLA, California, Sept. 20 TNSmaterialsresearch -- The University of California's San Diego Campus issued the following news:* * *- SDSC and TACC supercomputer models provide insight on turbine wakes* * *By Kimberly Mann BruchOver the past few years, offshore More...

Southern Environmental Law Center Issues Statement on Dominion Offshore Wind Project

Targeted News Service - RICHMOND, Virginia, Sept. 19 -- The Southern Environmental Law Center issued the following statement by senior attorney Will Cleveland after Dominion Energy announced plans for a 2,600 megawatt, $7.8 billion offshore wind project:"Tapping into Dominion's offshore wind lease area is More...

Uttarakhand Extends Benchmark Capital Cost and Generic Tariff for 52 MW of Solar Projects

Awareness Times - The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has approved the extension of benchmark capital cost and generic tariff for the financial year 2019-20 (up to October 2020) for the upcoming solar projects of 52 MW in the state.The commission has made More...
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Offshore Wind coming to Oyster Creek

Linda Lindner - Ocean Wind LLC, who owns Orsted, has secured the rights to bring offshore wind power at the former Oyster Creek nuclear station.Orsted won approval from the BPU to build a 1,100-megawatt, $1.6 billion offshore wind facility close to 15 miles More...

thyssenkrupp further expands test and development center for wind energy components in North Rhine-Westphalia

ENP Newswire - thyssenkrupp is further expanding its development activities for wind turbine bearings.The company has now commissioned a new test stand for pitch and main shaft bearings in Erwitte, just a few kilometers from its development center in Lippstadt. More...

N.Y. PSC Issues Ruling on Canisteo Wind Energy

Targeted News Service - ALBANY, New York, Sept. 19 -- The New York State Public Service Commission issued the following ruling (Case No. 16-F-0205) involving Canisteo Wind Energy:Application of Canisteo Wind Energy LLC for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need Pursuant to More...

Articles 

By Corrie Goldman
On: September 5, 2016
Routers and switches in power grid communication networks direct electricity where it's needed, when it's needed. By and large, the switches are managed by predetermined, preprogrammed commands. This static IP networking architecture is nearly impossible more...
By Dick Munson
On: August 19, 2016
As a utility executive, it is the best of times, it is the worst of times. It is the age of innovation, it is the age of stagnant tradition. With a nod to Charles Dickens, more...
By Wally Wilson
On: August 8, 2016
Minnkota Power's Milton R. Young Station began commercial operation in 1970 with one generating unit, adding a second generating unit in 1977. In 2012, Life Cycle Engineering (LCE), an industry expert in reliability engineering, was more...
By Lee Williams
On: July 20, 2016
"Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." A familiar catchphrase in American culture from the classic "The Wizard of Oz" where Dorothy, the heroine of the story, finds herself in an unfamiliar land---taken more...
By Brian Harrell
On: July 4, 2016
Building and maintaining a solid reputation is important for all types of organizations and it is especially important for utilities. A good reputation can inoculate a company from the fallout generated by unfair or inaccurate more...

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