Category: Water Energy Nexus News

Commissioning of Multi-Platform Solar-Storage Microgrid Under Way on Sardinia

Commissioning of Multi-Platform Solar-Storage Microgrid Under Way on Sardinia

Designed and built by Electro Power System and partner FZSoNick for Sardinia's water management agency, the hybidized microgrid integrates concentrating solar thermal and ...

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Off-Grid Solar-Storage Program Just Scratches the Surface of Navajo Nation Sustainable Energy Potential

Off-Grid Solar-Storage Program Just Scratches the Surface of Navajo Nation Sustainable Energy Potential

The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority has installed small-scale home solar PV-energy storage systems in 20,000 homes and counting. The sustainable energy drive just scratches the ...

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Modular Aeroponic Farms Open Door to Clean Energy Urban Agriculture

Modular Aeroponic Farms Open Door to Clean Energy Urban Agriculture

Growers in in Salamanca, New York are using geothermal energy to heat an IFOA aeroponic warehouse farm to produce fruits and vegetables year round, including strawberries.

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War of Currents Unsettled as DC Microgrid, EV, DER, and Efficient Loads Favor DC

War of Currents Unsettled as DC Microgrid, EV, DER, and Efficient Loads Favor DC

New DC Microgrid Opportunities Are Opening Up, Causing Many To Rethink The Entire Electric Grid. Universities, companies, and governments have been lining up for years to ...

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Bipartisan Microgrid Support Helps Push Energy Bill Forward

Bipartisan Microgrid Support Helps Push Energy Bill Forward

At 85-12, the senate has passed the first energy bill since 2007 with overwhelming bi-partisan support.  It's a historic $37.5 billion energy and water bill that could shape the ...

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Surge in Zero Waste to Landfill Fuels Growth in Energy from Waste

Surge in Zero Waste to Landfill Fuels Growth in Energy from Waste

A growing number of large U.S. corporations are turning to resource recovery and Energy from Waste technology and systems to help them achieve ¨zero waste to landfill¨ and ...

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New Orleans Microgrids to Enhance Disaster Resiliency, Water Resources

New Orleans Microgrids to Enhance Disaster Resiliency, Water Resources

Winner of a $141 million HUD National Disaster Resilience Competition grant, New Orleans aims to build two microgrids to enhance water resource management and quality of life, as ...

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Will Desalination Undermine California’s Renewable Energy Targets Or Be A Grid Resource?

Will Desalination Undermine California’s Renewable Energy Targets Or Be A Grid Resource?

Large, inflexible desalination plants could jeopardize California's renewable energy targets and increase the cost of both water and energy.  Better designed desalination plants ...

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Energy Storage Addresses The Causes and Effects of Climate Change

Energy Storage Addresses The Causes and Effects of Climate Change

Should we focus on stopping the root causes of climate change or start adapting to the new reality? Energy storage does both. Increased Severity and Frequency of Extreme Weather ...

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Working With Nature to Reach 100% Renewable Energy with Elemental Water Makers

Working With Nature to Reach 100% Renewable Energy with Elemental Water Makers

  EDITOR'S NOTE  Let's admit it, fossil fuels have made us lazy.  What we used to accomplish with biomimicry and working with nature we now just burn more fossil fuels. ...

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