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ORNL researchers use blockchain to increase electric grid resiliency; Grid Guard

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A team led by Raymond Borges Hink at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has developed a method using blockchain to protect communications between electronic devices in the electric grid, preventing cyberattacks and cascading blackouts. Grid Guard attestation framework and Anomaly Detection Module.

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Revel, Fermata Energy, NineDot Energy launch first V2G system on NYC’s grid

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Revel, NineDot Energy and Fermata Energy announced that the first Vehicle to Grid (V2G) program connected to NYC’s grid is now live at Revel’s Red Hook, Brooklyn warehouse. The three bidirectional chargers can export approximately 45kW back to the grid. Revel, Fermata Energy and NineDot Energy V2G program in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

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California’s PG&E just deployed its first renewable remote grid

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PG&E, California’s largest utility, just brought its first renewable remote grid online, in a nature preserve in Sonoma County. more… The post California’s PG&E just deployed its first renewable remote grid appeared first on Electrek.

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Getting the Grid to Net Zero

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An emerging technology, grid-forming inverters, are letting utilities install more renewable energy facilities, such as solar photovoltaics and wind turbines. The inverters are often connected to utility-scale battery systems at solar-plus-storage facilities.

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Study finds GWP of electrolyzed hydrogen to meet ORD’s fuel needs would be 2.5x that of fossil fuels with 2020 grid mix

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Phil Ansell, an aerospace engineer at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, modeled the life cycle carbon dioxide equivalent emissions of liquid hydrogen production required to meet the fuel needs of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) with today’s electric grid mix. Ansell presented his findings at AIAA Aviation 2023 in June.

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Elli and MITNETZ STROM publish concept for smart grid integration of EVs

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Elli, a brand of the Volkswagen Group, and MITNETZ STROM have launched a nationwide pilot project for smart grid integration of electric vehicles. An algorithm uses price incentives to compare the cars’ charging plans with regional electricity output from renewable energies and the available capacities in the distribution grid.

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New long-duration, extended capacity Na-Al battery design for grid storage

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The new battery design could help ease integration of renewable energy into the electrical grid at lower cost, using Earth-abundant metals, according to a study just published in Energy Storage Materials. The new sodium-based molten salt battery uses two distinct reactions. hours under laboratory conditions.