• Solar growth is as fast as cell phones!

    by  • November 27, 2014 • Uncategorized

    Using solid data from ITU and EPIA, it is clear that solar energy growth literally parallels that of cell phones. Take a look at these two charts. On the left, it appears that cumulative solar installations outstrips cell phone subscriptions in the first 14 years of technology deployment. This is actually only an artifact...

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    [ISS4E] Storage to provide regulation services in Ontario

    by  • November 11, 2014 • Uncategorized

    Storage is entering the Ontario grid: “Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. will provide 4 MW / 2.76 MWh of stationary on-grid bulk energy storage to IESO to support the Ontario grid. ” http://www.marketwatch.com/story/canadian-solar-to-supply-4-mw-energy-storage-solution-to-support-the-ontario-grid-2014-11-10 keshav _______________________________________________ Iss4e mailing list Iss4e@lists.uwaterloo.ca https://lists.uwaterloo.ca/mailman/listinfo/iss4e

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    [ISS4E] New journal

    by  • November 5, 2014 • Uncategorized

    Elsevier is starting a new journal that is aimed at our space: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/sustainable-energy-grids-and-networks/call-for-papers/new-journal-inviting-submissions/ “Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks is an international peer-reviewed publication for theoretical and applied research dealing with energy, information grids and power networks, including smart grids from super to micro grid scales. SEGAN is an interdisciplinary journal which aims to bring...

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    [ISS4E] Talk by Prof. Keith Winstein, Stanford University

    by  • October 7, 2014 • Uncategorized

    Lazy Networking for Lousy Networks Prof. Keith Winstein Stanford University Tuesday, October 14, 11am-noon DC 2585 Abstract: The technologies that make up the Internet are changing every year, but some transport protocols continue to act as though the network behaved as it did 20 years ago. This can cause poor performance on newer kinds...

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    [ISS4E] Energy data analytics

    by  • September 19, 2014 • Uncategorized

    There are several pointers to interesting work in this area. http://theenergycollective.com/jeffstjohn/502361/analytics-solar-and-energy-storage-show-me-money thanks keshav _______________________________________________ Iss4e mailing list Iss4e@lists.uwaterloo.ca https://lists.uwaterloo.ca/mailman/listinfo/iss4e

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    Re: [ISS4E] Interesting paper on orienting bifacial PV panels for

    by  • August 4, 2014 • Uncategorized

    Reid, It turns out that all new installations in Southern Germany are east-west oriented to match load and to reduce wind shear! keshav ________________________________________ From: iss4e-bounces@lists.uwaterloo.ca on behalf of Reid Miller Sent: July 29, 2014 1:24 PM To: iss4e@lists.uwaterloo.ca Subject: Interesting paper on orienting bifacial PV panels for TOU pricing ISS4E...

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    [ISS4E] Solar has won!

    by  • July 7, 2014 • Uncategorized

    This is very relevant to our work! http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jul/07/solar-has-won-even-if-coal-were-free-to-burn-power-stations-couldnt-compete thanks keshav _______________________________________________ Iss4e mailing list Iss4e@lists.uwaterloo.ca https://lists.uwaterloo.ca/mailman/listinfo/iss4e

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