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Power Outages Due to Extreme Weather Must Become a Thing of the Past

In today’s rapidly changing world, the effects of severe weather are felt more acutely and often; take Britain’s recent record temperatures topping 40°C. As nations commit to lowering emissions, promoting…


Storage-as-Transmission Project Announced for Germany

A project known as Netzbooster, or Grid Booster, is being deployed in Germany, designed to improve the efficiency of the country’s existing power grid infrastructure. Fluence Energy GmbH, a subsidiary…


Ukraine Grid Operator Issues Call for Help, Needs Equipment to Keep Lights On

DTEK, a diversified energy company that generates and distributes electricity in Ukraine, issued a call to “Western partners” for the immediate supply of various pieces of electrical equipment to restore…


Can the Power Grid Handle More EVs?

Only about 1% of the 250 million cars, SUVs, and light-duty trucks on American roads are electric vehicles (EVs). But that’s about to change. While it’s difficult to estimate future…


Power System Planners Must Account for Climate and Extreme Weather

Climate and extreme weather are increasingly impacting energy systems around the world. Heat waves have spread across the U.S. from coast to coast this summer, and many parts of Europe…