Tag Archives: Renewables

The Evolving Electricity Grid: What are the challenges facing today’s power system and how can we solve them?

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Today’s electrical power grid is over 100 years old, has been carefully designed and engineered and a number of operational standards have been developed to ensure a reliable electricity supply. The Concepts Behind Traditional Power System Design The system design … Continue reading

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What’s Behind the Light Switch?

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The Basics of the Electricity Grid and How it Maintains Reliability You flick a light switch. The light turns on. You plug in your cell phone charger. It charges your phone. Electricity is at our fingertips, but have you ever … Continue reading

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Grid Inertia: An Unseen Hazard with Renewable Generation

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The energy world is rushing to add new, clean renewable energy sources to the existing power grid, but more time and concern needs to be given to the depleting inertia that will result. As new renewable supplies increase, some of … Continue reading

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