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Machine Learning Makes More Money For Renewable, Fleet, & Microgrid Operators

January 20th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard

Machine learning initiatives are emerging in multiple markets where there are less irrational forces at play than are seen in the stock market. Commodity and energy markets have clear drivers for price, and emerging ancillary markets such as demand management are providing new and often complex ways to gain a profitable edge


Ancillary Service Markets & Electronics Are Transforming Grids For The Better

December 13th, 2017 | by Michael Barnard

Not all of these ancillary services are currently in a position to take advantage of the advantages of market forces. There is significant regulatory burden in generation, a rational response to an historic natural monopoly. Now that electric grids are liberalizing with the greater ability to have multiple participants competing and driving costs down due to advances both in computerized administration and markets and new supply and demand control technologies, markets and proto-markets are emerging


Plant A Tree — Even Wall Street Agrees

April 3rd, 2009 | by Alan Smith

A new way to treat wood has trees back in the limelight: a hardwood's reliability that even a rain forest mahogany tree can love. Check out the world’s first heavy traffic road bridge made from Accoya® wood. The bridge, located in Sneek in the Netherlands, is “the first wooden bridge in the world that can support the heaviest load class of 60 tons”. At this week's Wall Street Green Trading Summit, a panel on forestation introduced a new way of thinking about how to deal with destruction of the rain forest



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