Mar 20, 2019
The 380 MW Wheatridge facility will use battery storage to shift solar supply to evening peak periods as local utility Portland General Electric (PGE) prepares for further solar buildout, PGE told New Energy Update.
Mar 20, 2019
Growing demand from smaller corporate renewable offtakers is spurring multi-layered power purchase agreements and new risk aggregator models, experts told the PV Operations Europe 2019 conference.
Mar 6, 2019
Emerging markets specialist Scatec Solar is using centralized control services and automation to optimize data-driven field work and boost revenue growth, Pal Strom, Senior VP, Head of O&M at Scatec, said.
Feb 20, 2019
Plummeting solar costs have reignited UK market activity but growth rates will depend on land rents, grid upgrades and long-term offtake demand, leading solar developers said.
Feb 6, 2019
Inverter gains, remote technologies and improved cleaning strategies are cutting solar maintenance costs and new operations-focused plant designs should create further savings, Andy Walker, Senior Research Fellow at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), told New Energy Update.
Jan 23, 2019
Florida power utilities are investing in battery storage to avoid supply-demand imbalances and maximize the value of rapid PV buildout in the coming years, industry experts told New Energy Update.
Dec 6, 2018
Maintenance windows, system degradation and future upgrade profits are all impacted by dispatch and charge decisions during operations, PV plus storage experts told the PV Operations USA conference.
Nov 21, 2018
U.S. utility Duke Energy is deploying AI-supported drones across its growing solar plant fleet in its latest push to raise self-operating efficiency, Jeff Wehner, Vice President of Operations, Renewables at Duke Energy, told the Solar PV Operations USA 2018 conference.