Event Coverage

With so much new and exciting in the energy delivery space, DTECH is a must-attend for anyone who works with energy on the distribution side of the grid. Here’s a quick look at what to expect in San Antonio. At DISTRIBUTECH International, we strive to give attendees a good look at the future of energy...
Wind Power

Wind power generation in the U.S. is enjoying favorable winds. First, the cost of wind turbine installations has dropped by over one-third since 2010 as the capacity of turbines increased. Next, according to Lawrence Berkeley Labs, the average capacity of turbines installed is now 2.32MW, up more than 200% since the late 1990s. The upsizing...
Event Coverage

Give us your gas-fired turbine stories, your utility-scale wind and solar developments, your power plant case studies. We are now at liberty to reveal that POWERGEN International has opened its call for abstracts. Click here to find out more and to submit a potential session for the nation’s biggest annual power generation conference happening December 8-10 in...
Solar

A predictable revenue stream from a creditworthy “offtaker” is the standard approach to finance an energy project.  Traditionally, developers sought a long-term, fixed price power purchase agreement (PPA) with a utility offtaker to meet this financeability requirement, but such agreements have become increasingly challenging to secure.  Hedge agreements, in a number of forms, have emerged...
Solar

Solar enjoys tremendous advantages over conventional power. It’s cleaner. It’s cheaper than traditional power in many parts of the world. And it’s popular with consumers. But there is also an often unrecognized aspect of solar that will play a leading role in further lowering costs and driving adoption.
O&M

Digitalisation is enabling renewable energy asset owners to gather, display, analyse and act on data more effectively than ever before, giving rise to astonishing technological developments in both performance monitoring and asset management. When used and managed effectively, data is an exceptionally powerful tool, helping us to identify trends, predict future problems, recognise investment opportunities...