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Winsupply acquires electrical distributor Tacoma Electric Supply
Winsupply has acquired Tacoma Electric Supply, a Washington-based distributor of electrical equipment and supplies.
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Tesla’s 100MW lithium-ion battery commissioned in South Australia
By EBR Staff Writer
Tesla’s 100MW lithium-ion battery has been officially commissioned and started dispensing power into an electricity grid in South Australia.
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Swiss researchers develop new solid sodium battery to improve performance and safety
By EBR Staff Writer
Researchers from the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Empa and the University of Geneva (UNIGE) have developed a new prototype of a solid sodium battery with better performance and improved safety.
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MIT researchers develop new way to store thermal energy
By EBR Staff Writer
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a new battery-like system capable of storing thermal energy and releasing it energy on demand.
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UK Power Networks partners with Aclara to reduce power interruptions and enhance service
Aclara, a supplier of smart infrastructure technologies to water, gas, and electric utilities globally, is partnering with UK Power Networks on a groundbreaking project to help distribution network operators reduce the length and frequency of power outages by locating faults faster.
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UK announces £84m funding support for robotics and smart energy innovation
By EBR Staff Writer
The UK government has committed £84m funding to support artificial intelligence and robotics technology research and the development of smart energy systems.
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Berkeley Lab and Hydro-Quebec team up on energy storage
Hydro-Quebec and the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have agreed to explore collaborations toward the research and development of manufacturing and scale-up technology to advance transportation electrification and energy storage.
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DNV GL launches world’s first testing-based verification tool for battery lifetime
DNV G has created Battery XT, the first testing-based verification of battery lifetime for Li-on batteries.
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PowerSecure to help restore Puerto Rico electric grid
PowerSecure, a subsidiary of Southern Company, has been awarded a contract by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for additional support to repair the power grid in Puerto Rico.
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South Africa grants environmental permit for Eskom’s 4GW nuclear project
By EBR Staff Writer
South African electricity utility, Eskom has secured approval from the South African Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) to proceed with the construction of new 4GW nuclear power plant at Duynefontein in the Western Cape.
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DEWA inks MoU with Emirates NBD during GITEX 2017
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Emirates NBD to promote cooperation in innovation and digital transformation.
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Statkraft to acquire 50% stake in German energy retailer enQu
By EBR Staff Writer
Statkraft, a Norwegian state-owned hydropower company, has forayed into German energy retail sector by agreeing to buy a stake of 50% in enQu for an undisclosed price.
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Maryland Utilities issue requests for proposals for supply of wholesale electric power
The Potomac Edison Company (PE), Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), Delmarva Power, and Pepco have issued requests for proposals (RFPs) for full-requirements, wholesale electric power supply to meet their Standard Offer Service (SOS) obligations in their Maryland service territories.
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Duke Energy requests to change customer rates
Duke Energy, a US-based electric power holding company, has requested to change customer rates to develop a smarter energy future.
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Petrobras puts up Paraguay operations for sale
By EBR Staff Writer
Petróleo Brasileiro (Petrobras) has initiated sale of 100% of its operations in Paraguay which includes stakes in Petrobras Paraguay Distribución (PPDL UK), Petrobras Paraguay Operaciones y Logística (PPOL), and Petrobras Paraguay Gas (PPG).
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