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Storage boosts solar, challenges natural gas peakers

by Fereidoon Sioshansi, PhD, Menlo Energy Falling costs, improved performance and mass scale will make energy storage hard to beat. To say that energy storage is...

Off-grid large hybrid power systems for mines

by Mike Rycroft, Now Media  -   Large hybrid systems (LHS) are common as power sources for remote mines and other installations. This has been brought...

The hybrid transformer: a solution for industrial network power quality

Industrial power quality (PQ) solutions generally consist of discrete devices to deal with individual problems. If more than one problem arises, more than one...

The gas turbines/battery hybrid: Ideal partner for wind and solar

The increasing amount of renewable energy in networks has led to challenging situations which require flexible balancing generation plant that can respond rapidly to...

The hybrid transformer: A solution for industrial network power quality

Industrial power quality (PQ) solutions generally consist of discrete devices to deal with individual problems, and if more than one problem needs to be...

CSP-PV hybrid power systems: An attractive future option

Wasted energy is the enemy of efficiency, yet solar photovoltaic (PV) installations discard large quantities of heat, and concentrated solar power (CSP) systems only...

Hybrid energy storage systems boost hybrid renewable energy systems performance

Hybrid renewable energy systems (HRES) are becoming more commonplace, are well-developed and well defined today. A critical component of the HRES system is the...

Innovative micro-grid inaugurated

  ABB inaugurated the first integrated solar-diesel-battery storage micro-grid in southern Africa at the company's Longmeadow premises on Wednesday 8 June. Claudio Facchin, the president of...

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Storage boosts solar, challenges natural gas peakers

by Fereidoon Sioshansi, PhD, Menlo Energy Falling costs, improved performance and mass scale will make energy storage hard to beat. To...
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Independent transmission system and market operator critical for SA

by Mariam Isa, independent journalist  -   Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter says creating an independent transmission system and market operator...

The value of prepaid sub-meters: enabling energy and business efficiencies

by Zachariya Lockhat, Recharger Prepaid Meters South Africa’s electricity supply has been under constraint for over a decade, and while...

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