A FERC Order on managing transmission line ratings can provide alternatives to expensive network upgrades for renewable developers

Renewable developers have another option to interconnect their projects sitting in the regional transmission organizations queue. LineVision’s dynamic line ratings and SmartWires’s SmartValve lead the charge on providing options to increase the existing transmission capacity by 40%. The trick is more transmission owners need to adopt these new technologies in place of transmission lines and […]

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Transmission and RTOs play a pivotal role in a clean energy future

Guess what?  America is on the road to a clean energy transformation. Our lives and our economy are becoming more electrified, and cleaner, as a result of the growth of renewable energy generation. In 2019, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported 8.8 percent of utility-scale electricity was generated by wind and solar. With record capacity […]

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The UK’s budget throws energy behind offshore wind

By stimulating a renewables manufacturing and supply chain base across the country, the UK will see regeneration in areas that have lost their intensive industries of the past, such as mining and ship building. By investing in green developments, the UK will clearly be taking a determined step in the right direction.

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10 things bus fleets need in order to electrify (Part 1 of 2)

by Alison Wiley “I don’t understand this contract at all,” a Transportation Director of a medium-sized school district recently told me. Thad (not his real name) had been running buses for decades, almost all diesels, like most of his peers. He’d landed a grant for his first electric school bus and charging infrastructure, and the contract […]

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