What a U.S. grid modernization might look like

But we may not be taking full advantage of these resources, due to the seam that separates our power systems. Grid modernization is in order.

Samsung opens EV battery manufacturing in Hungary

Samsung SDI hosted a completion ceremony for the state-of-art electric vehicle, EV battery plant scheduled to open in second quarter of 2018 in Hungary.

Chinese flow battery developer Pu Neng ready to expand

The Gen2 product represents a 35% cost reduction, 50% smaller footprint, and 10% improvement in performance versus previously installed Gen1 systems.

Acciona begins operation of hybrid wind & storage plant

ACCIONA Energía has started up the first hybrid plant for storing electricity in batteries that is part of a grid-connected wind farm in Spain. The company has also developed simulation software that will be used in the plant, for which it has been awarded the ‘Eolo Innovation’ prize for by the Spanish Wind Energy Association

Energy storage standard is essential for the cost-effective generation of alternative power

Developing international standards is vitally important to the growth of grid-scale energy storage systems.

Low-voltage switching and protection strategies for wind turbines

The electrical protection, control systems, and protection strategies that are so critical to keeping wind turbines running safely present conflicting requirements related to conversion efficiency, production continuity, and more.

ABB brings reliable electricity to remote communities using integrated microgrids

ABB’s MGS100 has been built to perform in extreme environments, and has the ability to transform lives and businesses for the better in places that struggle to access affordable and reliable electricity. The scalable system can be connected to multiple power sources to provide electricity for remote places that are not connected to the main grid.

S&C completes Ameren Microgrid Project near University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery announced that it has provided the intelligent automation and control systems for Ameren Corporation’s microgrid facility in Champaign, Illinois. Located at Ameren’s Technology Applications Center (TAC) near the University of Illinois campus, the Ameren microgrid provides multiple sources of distributed generation (wind,

Southwire launches multi-strand aluminum cable ideal for down-tower applications

Southwire has launched a new multi-strand, high-quality aluminum cable with installation, cost, and safety advantages that make it particularly suitable for down-tower wind turbine applications. “The wind industry is expected to continue its robust growth as a top source of renewable energy generating capacity in the country,” said Brad Pollard, OEM sales manager. “The addition

ABB highlights new technologies & digital capabilities at WINDPOWER

ABB, a technology solutions provider for the wind industry, will showcase a wide range of innovative products, systems, service, and software solutions for the wind industry this week at AWEA WINDPOWER 2017, including the ABB Ability digital portfolio. These tailored digital solutions span the breadth from individual devices to solutions and services for the wind and