Daily Archives: December 14, 2016

Denmark’s largest coal plant fully converts to biomass

Diarmaid Williams reports in decentralized energy that the huge Avedøre combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Copenhagen, Denmark, once the country’s largest coal-fired station, is now completely fueled by biomass. Coal has been replaced entirely by wood pellets and straw … Continue reading

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Connecting microgrids with public-private partnerships to meet critical needs

The Lexington Institute notes that moving forward with plans to address the modernization needs of the nation’s electric grid is a vast undertaking, and estimates the associated investment costs at $2 trillion over the next two decades. But the group … Continue reading

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New Jersey issues Microgrid Report analyzing regulatory, technical and financial aspects of microgrid development

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has released a “Microgrid Report”* with the objective to provide data and technical analysis to the Board and provide Staff’s response for emergency operations (black sky conditions) in response to Superstorm Sandy and … Continue reading

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