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Integrating Variable Renewable Energy into the Grid Requires Change

Integrating Variable Renewable Energy into the Grid Requires Change

Want more wind and solar? We’ll need to get rid of outdated grid rules. Vox, July 23, 2015. Image credit: Ivana @ St Nicks For the most part, wind and solar — also known as variable renewable energy (VRE) — haven’t run into those constraints yet, because their penetration remains relatively low. In 2014, wind generated just

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Electricity Demand Continues to Decline in Australia

Electricity Demand In Australia Drops Again  Energy Matters, January 15, 2015 A report published yesterday shows electricity demand in Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM) decreased again in 2014. Following a trend that began in 2009, GreenMarkets says consumption fell last year by 1.1 per cent – 2,098 gigawatt hours less than 2013 levels. The only

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