Monitoring

Why poorly serviced IoT devices could be holding renewables back

As the UK’s National Grid approaches its centenary, it has just achieved its first two consecutive months without burning any coal. Indeed, the shift away from fossil fuels is revolutionizing our energy systems from top to bottom, bringing a huge...

Why women need to consider a career in renewables

'International Women’s Day reminds us to celebrate the women who have already made history, but it also encourages women to continue making history,' says Sarah Lancaster of Rotos 360. International Women’s Day took place on...

Renewables monitoring and control market worth $82.9 billion by 2028

By Pamela Largue According to a new report from Navigant Research, the global market for renewable energy monitoring and control (M&C) solutions is expected to reach an estimated $82.9 billion in cumulative revenue between 2019 and 2028, experiencing...
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Striking the balance: how to run wind assets at maximum productivity, for maximum lifetime

More than ever, wind farm owners are looking to run their projects as hard as possible for as long as possible. However, a misconception shared by many asset owners across the industry is that any effort to...

It’s DTECH Time! What to expect in 2020

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...

Increasing wind turbine reliability through blade pitch control upgrades

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...

POWERGEN 2020: Call for Abstracts is Open

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...
the 30-MW TORDESILLAS 1 solar PV plant, developed by Solaria. Credit: Solaria

Solar’s hidden secret: the data

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.

It’s time to open up the marketplace for renewable energy software

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,...

A-Z: From Archie to Zydeco at #POWERGEN19

New Orleans is the most European of U.S. cities, a low-lying port founded by the French, run by the Spanish for a time and long one of America’s most popular destinations for tourists. It’s the...