Tag: energy mix


South Africa’s Eskom has secured a $100 million credit facility from French development finance group Agence Française de Développement for financing a wind power project. The loan will be used to finance Eskom’s 100-megawatt Sere Wind Project in Vredendal in Read more…


Two recent stories illustrate how far wind power can go in terms of efficiency and mechanics. First, let’s take a look at what Japanese researchers have come up with. According to Mother Nature Network, scientists at Kyushu University in Japan Read more…


Whenever I’m at a party and someone hears that I work at a utility they usually begin grilling me on wind. Why doesn’t it make up a bigger portion of our energy mix? Why aren’t we doing more? Don’t you Read more…


As more and more states pass laws mandating that up to one-third of their power come from renewable sources by 2020, utility companies are wrestling with how to make the energy mix work. A persistent problem for wind and solar Read more…


On a recent Get Some Sun webinar, our own Kelly Foley was joined by Thomas Hoff of Clean Power Research and Dr Richard Perez of SUNY–Albany discussing their cutting-edge research on PV output variability and its impact on the grid. Read more…

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