Tag: electrical grid

An electrical grid is an interconnected network for delivering electricity from suppliers to consumers. It consists of generating stations that produce electrical power, high-voltage transmission lines that carry power from distant sources to demand centers, and distribution lines that connect individual customers.

Evaluating Energy Storage for Summer Grid Resiliency

Evaluating Energy Storage for Summer Grid Resiliency

By Philippe Bouchard, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, Eos Energy Storage

The electrical grid needs to be designed to meet demand surges during the hottest hour of the hottest day of the year. With every summer setting new records for extreme heat, demand surges are becoming increasingly formidable

Power Plants Under Attack

Power Plants Under Attack

It began innocently enough—a resume sent via email in Microsoft Word document format. But what transpired once power plant managers opened the files was unquestionably sinister.

Authorities report that since May 2017, hackers have targeted the computer networks of several companies that manage and operate and energy facilities throughout the US.

The Strongest Link in the Chain

The Strongest Link in the Chain

Renewable energy—and solar energy in par­ticular—has a problem. Because it is subject to the vagaries of sunshine and wind for power generation, it is often not available when it is needed most. For those nighttime hours when the sun is not available and cloudy days when sunlight is minimal, provisions

Fuel Cells and Energy Sustainability

Fuel Cells and Energy Sustainability

Given that energy sustainability and energy economics are top-of-mind among business leaders, politicians, and the public these days, hydrogen fuel cells may be viewed as a savior technology. If that statement seems hyperbolic, there is plenty of statistical evidence to support the growth of fuel cell use for both stationary

Reader Profile: Manish Mohanpurkar

Reader Profile: Manish Mohanpurkar

Manish Mohanpurkar, a power and energy systems engineer at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), views the nation’s electrical grid as a “multi-faceted and multi-dimensional system that is very complex to understand and interpret.” But he welcomes the challenge and spends his days constructing various scenarios using the Real-Time Power and Energy Systems

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