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Keywords indicating the Energy Transition is well underway

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I'm hoping we have some fun with this item. Reply with some keywords which indicate that the energy transition is well underway. These should be terms/phrases that we would not have seen/heard without the energy transition. I'll start:

Synthetic Inertia: is the contribution of additional electrical power, from a source which does not inherently release energy as its terminal frequency varies, but which mimics the release of kinetic energy from a rotating mass. REF:


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Matt Chester on Dec 17, 2020

Love the prompt, Dick!

How about HVDC and its ability to enable longer-range and more efficient transportation of renewable-generated electricity:

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Richard Brooks on Dec 17, 2020

Here's another one: Duck Curve

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Richard Brooks on Dec 24, 2020

FYI: The graphic associated with this article has a few keyword hints - can you find them?

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Dan Yurman on Jan 8, 2021

<satire> Load balancing - eliminating gyroscopic instability caused by a low center of gravity in turbine spindle </satire>

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Richard Brooks on Jan 8, 2021

How about "Negative LMP"; this is when generators pay the markets to allow them to continue generating power so they don't have to curtail operations during low load conditions. FYI: There was one day when Ireland saw 20 hours of negative LMP's. 

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