General Electric issued the following news release: Today, at the CIGRE Session 45 in Paris, GE's Energy Consulting business (NYSE: GE) presented the findings of its frequency response study on wind power and grid resiliency.
GE (NYSE: GE) announced today it has achieved a total installed capacity of 1 gigawatt of wind energy in Brazil. During the first half of 2014, GE connected 381 wind turbines to the grid in Brazil, providing 600 megawatts (MW) of capacity to the country.
| Aug 27 - Energy Department Documents & Publications
Crystal Solar and NREL Team Up to Cut Costs August 27, 2014 A faster, cheaper way to manufacture silicon solar cells, partially funded by the Energy Department and fine-tuned at its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), has won a coveted R&D 100 award as one of the top technology innovations of 2013.
TextPower, a leader in innovative text messaging software solutions, announced that Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc., an electric utility cooperative headquartered in Quincy, FL, has deployed TextPower SmartAlerts™ to help them quickly communicate directly with their members during high pressure events and power outages.
HidroAysen, the joint venture seeking to develop a massive hydroelectric power project in southern Chile, said Wednesday it has appealed the government's cancellation of its permit to an environmental court.
The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada approved on August 26 NV Energy's request to participate in the expanded Energy Imbalance Market (EIM), which automatically optimizes resources across a wide geographic region and in turn reduces energy costs.
| August 27, 2014 - Atlanta, GA (News Release)
ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, was recently featured by John Siciliano, a reporter on Inside EPA's Clean Energy Report, in his article, "New Report Eyes EPA Climate Rules as 'Back Door' To National RPS."
| Zurich, Switzerland, August 27, 2014 (News Release)
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully commissioned the HVDC converter stations to the Rio Madeira High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link in Brazil and delivered the project to Abengoa.
| Aug 27 - Kathryn Mykleseth The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaiian Electric Co. wants 65 percent of its power to come from renewable sources by 2030, cut customer bills by 20 percent, convert remaining power plants to liquefied natural gas and charge customers with rooftop solar much more.