Mastering the future power grid

The electric energy system is becoming increasingly diverse and distributed. This trend is bound to have an impact on how the system operators will control and optimize the future grid, blogs Gabriela Hug.

How better data would improve the electricity market

The Australian Electricity Regulator is investigating whether wholesale electricity generators in New South Wales are bidding "in good faith" in the electricity market. Good faith means price changes are the result of real ...

Environmental scientist discusses transformation of U.S. energy

Headlines focus on international agreements, sea levels, melting ice, and superstorms, but climate change is most of all an energy problem. Burning fossil fuels to power our cars and heat our homes produces carbon dioxide ...

Belgium restarts ageing Tihange 1 nuclear reactor

Belgian power utility Electrabel said Saturday it had restarted a nuclear reactor at its ageing Tihange plant, just days after being forced to shut it down following a fire in the electricity supply system.

Could solar eclipses disrupt electricity in Germany?

Could a solar eclipse over Europe during the day affect the power generated by Germany's photovoltaic systems or solar panels, thereby challenging the reliability of the electrical supply across the country?

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