Advanced Energy Perspectives

NEWS: In a Bout Between Advanced Energy Technologies, Who Wins? Everyone

Posted by Lexie Briggs

Aug 11, 2017 2:10:02 PM

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Think of it as a championship prizefight between contenders for meeting peak power needs: In the red corner, at a size somewhere between a shipping container and an office building, but with a brain that’s hard to beat, it’s the GE Digital Gas Peaker Plant! In the blue corner, it’s battery storage, which bulks up by saving excess generation until it’s needed, then delivering power to the grid at breakneck speeds! Either way, advanced energy is the winner.

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NEWS: Blockchains and Drivetrains; Offshore Wind + Storage: More Tastes that Taste Great Together

Posted by Lexie Briggs

Aug 4, 2017 1:46:42 PM

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The news this week was full of advanced vehicles, blockchain, and a little of both at the same time! Plus, America’s burgeoning offshore wind market could get a little back-up from some Tesla batteries. That’s right, it’s offshore wind + storage, all in this week’s advanced energy news round up.

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NEWS: In-Fluence in Energy Storage; Microsoft Makes a Deal

Posted by Lexie Briggs

Jul 14, 2017 11:59:10 AM

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In this week’s news, utility scale storage is on the up-and-up, led by a new partnership between two AEE members, and Microsoft makes major deals for advanced energy. Both stories exemplify two trends we’re tracking this year: major corporations choosing advanced energy and the rapid growth of the storage market. Any way you slice it, advanced energy is on the rise!

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NEWS: Volvo Goes All In with EVs; BioFueling America; Modular Nuclear and Renewables Can Be BFFs

Posted by Reaganne Hansford and Lexie Briggs

Jul 7, 2017 1:25:22 PM

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Our country and the world are moving forward with innovative fuel sources, demonstrating new ways to meet market demand. In recent industry news: Volvo goes electric, waste becomes energy, plants prove their mettle up against fossil fuels, and an AEE member leads the way to the future of energy. Just an average week here at AEE.

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NEWS: Experts Agree: Advanced Energy Is No Threat; Wind Energy & Windsurfers in Texas

Posted by Lexie Briggs

Jun 30, 2017 2:37:54 PM

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In advance of a Department of Energy study seemingly intended to suggest otherwise, we find mounting evidence from leading experts that advanced energy is helping America’s electricity system, not harming it. One new example: New York City cashing in on demand response in a big way this summer. Plus: Texas is “too windy and sunny for old energy companies to make money.” Isn’t that a shame?

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