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This is how baseload gets replaced by renewables and storage

This is how baseload gets replaced by renewables and storage

Report from global renewables agency REN21 highlights just how dramatic the global energy transition will be, as the cost of wind and solar continue to fall, and storage continues its rapid adoption.

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"Baseload": An outdated term that should not be confused with "reliability"

“Baseload”: An outdated term that should not be confused with “reliability”

Why baseload should not be confused with “reliability” – and why building new coal fired generators – as proposed by conservatives in US and Australia – may make the grid less reliable, and more expensive.

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Fast Frequency Service: Treating the symptom, not the cause?

Fast Frequency Service: Treating the symptom, not the cause?

Changes in the approach to frequency control on synchronous units has resulted in changes that have compromised the resilience of the power system to frequency variations.

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France nuclear giant contemplates a future dominated by wind, solar

France nuclear giant contemplates a future dominated by wind, solar

Operator of France’s nuclear fleet contemplates a grid dominated by wind and solar (60%) and the decline of base load power.

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Why we may not need fossil fuels for grid stability any more

Why we may not need fossil fuels for grid stability any more

Younicos battery storage system is faster and more precise than fossil fuel plant used for frequency regulation. Conventional power plants can block the grid. Batteries match it perfectly.