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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Floating Wind Farm in Scotland Provides a Peek into the Power of Offshore Wind

6 Mar , 2018  

Scotland’s floating wind farm is showing how powerful offshore wind can be The turbines withstood some serious gusts. Ars Technica, March 4, 2018 The world’s first commercial floating offshore wind farm, called Hywind, started sending electricity to the grid last October. Since then, the six-turbine, 30MW installation has been working well. Really well. In fact, Hywind […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Community-Owned Wind, the Cure for NIMBYism

1 Jun , 2016  

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Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits Denmark is famous for its wind resource, and the small country routinely breaks record after record for wind energy and power records. Forty-two percent of Denmark’s electricity came from wind over the entire year of 2015, with surplus power exported to its European neighbors during 16% of those days! Denmark […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

North Carolina Harnesses Gusts of Support with Region’s First Turbine Farm

23 Jul , 2015  

Amber Plante for Zondits, July 23, 2015. Image credit: inspiredimages Amazon.com Inc.’s decision to have a North Carolina wind farm fuel its cloud services data centers is nearly poetic for the company whose customers have been clamoring for more renewable energy operations. It’s also a boon for the region: the Amazon Wind Farm US East, powered […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity, Emerging Technology

Envision Energy Fuses with the IoT to Streamline Operations

16 Mar , 2015  

Divyanshu Kamboj for Zondits, March 16, 2015 The Internet of Things (IoT) has consistently proven that technology adoption is no longer a hindrance in solving many business-related challenges. As cost and scalability concerns for IoT solutions have steadily subsided, it has now become a key enabler in extracting business value from connected “things.” Envision Energy […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Amazon Wind Farm to be Built in Indiana

26 Jan , 2015  

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Amazon plans wind farm to power its data centers The Seattle Times, January 20. 2015 Long criticized by some environmentalists for indifference to clean energy, Amazon.com took a big step toward using renewable energy Tuesday, announcing plans to support the construction and operation of a wind farm in western Indiana. Amazon will work with Pattern […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity

The Tehachapi Experiment in Energy Storage

15 Jan , 2015  

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California Takes Lead In Developing Energy Storage Climate Central, January 13, 2015 The city of Tehachapi, near the crest of a mountain pass in southern California, is a bridge between the Mojave Desert and the San Joaquin Valley — a blustery area serving as an ideal site for a wind farm. It’s also the site of the Tehachapi […]

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