A group of organizations with funding from the U.K. government will work to understand how best to reward drivers who use their electric car batteries to support the U.K.’s power grid.
The 690-MW Karahnjukar hydroelectric project, in Fljotsdalur Valley of eastern Iceland has achieved “best practice scores” in several categories of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol (HSAP), according to the International Hydropower Association.
The objective of PtG technology is to enable the balance of supply and demand for power in electricity networks with renewable energy. Importantly, as the use of renewable energy continues to grow there will be an ever-increasing need to support ramping and smoothing of renewables and to enable storage of the over-production via transfer of PtG on an as-needed basis.
Germany-based solar and storage provider IBC SOLAR AG said it will begin making EV charging systems that pair with PV and energy storage available to customers.
President Donald Trump said yesterday that he would like to see the United States further increase its hydroelectric capacity, while again mulling re-entry into the Paris Climate Agreement.
Wello Oy (Wello), a Finland-based company that produces wave energy converters (WEC), has announced it will provide a 10 MW marine and hydrokinetic energy park at Nusa Penida Island in Bali, Indonesia.