THE DAILY ROUNDUP – Thursday

UK Power Sector Nears “Landmark” Renewable “Tipping Point” Even As It Underestimates Solar

The UK power sector is on track to reach a “landmark tipping point,” according to National Grid, the country’s national grid operator, as it nears the point where non-fossil fuel sources generate more electricity than…

https://cleantechnica.com/2019/07/03/uk-power-sector-nears-landmark-renewable-tipping-point-even-as-it-underestimates-solar/


Tesla is going to allow solar roof and panel owners to deep dive into their own data

In 2017, Tesla started to integrate features for Powerwall and solar customers to its mobile for vehicle owners. It enables users to easily see where the electricity powering their home is coming from…

https://electrek.co/2019/07/03/tesla-solar-roof-panel-owners-data/


Experiments show dramatic increase in solar cell output

In any conventional silicon-based solar cell, there is an absolute limit on overall efficiency, based partly on the fact that each photon of light can only knock loose a single electron, even if that photon carried twice the energy…

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190703134054.htm


Highview Power Unveils Giga-Scale Cryogenic Battery

Highview Power recently announced that it has developed a modular cryogenic energy storage system, the CRYOBattery, that is scalable up to multiple gigawatts of energy storage and can be located anywhere…

https://www.tdworld.com/energy-storage/highview-power-unveils-giga-scale-cryogenic-battery


Rolls-Royce In Microgrid Cooperation

Rolls-Royce and European energy provider GETEC have signed a cooperation agreement that will intensify their collaboration on the design, concept, construction, and operation of decentralized energy supply…

https://dieselgasturbine.com/industry-news/rolls-royce-in-microgrid-cooperation/8580/


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