German transmission operator 50Hertz begins planning for 100% renewable energy grid

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享OffshoreWind.biz:German transmission system operator 50Hertz has launched an economic and climate initiative aiming to draw 100 per cent of the electricity delivered from renewable sources by 2032.50Hertz supplies eastern German states and the city states of Berlin and Hamburg with electricity. The TSO is in charge of developing and operating the offshore transmission grid in the German Baltic Sea.Currently, the company’s share of renewable energy in the mix is 60 per cent. It has launched the new initiative under the slogan: ”From 60 to 100 by 2032: for an economy with prospects”.To achieve this, 50Hertz will utilise new approaches to system operation, carry out consistent digitisation of the integration of an increasingly volatile electricity supply, and participate in innovative models of sector coupling to generate heat and produce hydrogen from “green” power.50Hertz CEO Stefan Kapferer said: “The transformation of our electric power supply has entered a new phase. Today’s parallel existence of a conventional fossil generation system and an energy system based on renewable sources is coming to an end. Wind and solar energy must be able to provide ancillary services in the future. We are determined to drive this transition forward, but now with new and full speed. This way, 50Hertz sends a clear signal, not only regarding climate policy, but also and especially to industry policy makers: more and more companies know that renewables are the future, and they want to align their energy supply accordingly. We want to and will support this process.”[Adnan Durakovic]More: 50Hertz goes all-in on renewables German transmission operator 50Hertz begins planning for 100% renewable energy gridlast_img read more

How long can your credit union ‘watch’ watch apps?

first_img 4SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Apple, once again, is redefining a technology and a new channel: wearables. Watches and glasses are the first real incarnations of wearable technologies. And the watch is driving innovation right now with Apple in the driver’s seat.Depending on which statistics you believe, Apple has sold well in excess of two million watches. Some estimates are as high as 3.5 million units. That is more than double any other smart watch manufacturer, so Apple has in months attained a leadership position.There are over 3,000 watch apps and 50 watch banking apps in the Apple App Store today. That includes apps from domestic and international banks, credit card companies and stock brokers. The actual count of apps from domestic retail banks and credit unions is probably around 20. On launch day, there were only 10.Our internal projections are that the number of watch banking apps will grow exponentially in the next 12 months. continue reading »last_img read more

Football Sectionals Taking Place Football Friday Night October 25th

first_imgThe 2019 IHSAA Football Sectional Pairings have been released. The 47th Annual IHSAA Football State Tournament presented by the Indianapolis Colts is set to begin Oct. 25 with first-round games in all classes except 6A which has the week off. Sectional semifinal games will be played on Nov. 1, sectional championship games on Nov. 8, regionals on Nov. 15, semi-states on Nov. 22 and the state championship games on Nov. 29-30.The 12 teams earning a berth in the state finals will play on Thanksgiving Weekend in Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, the state tournament’s presenting sponsor since 2009. The state championship games alternate each year as the Class 1A, 3A and 5A games will be played on Friday, Nov. 29 while the 2A, 4A and 6A contests are set for Saturday, Nov. 30.Area Sectional Games.Class 1A-Sectional 47 First RoundG1: Milan at Knightstown.G2: Oldenburg Academy at Hagerstown.G3: South Decatur at Tri.G4: Cambridge City Lincoln at North Decatur.SemifinalsGame 5: G1 winner vs. G2 winner.Game 6: G3 winner vs. G4 winner.ChampionshipGame 7: G5 winner vs. G6 winner.Class 2A-Sectional 39 First RoundG1: Providence at Clarksville.G2: Eastern (Pekin) at Union County.G3: Paoli at Switzerland County.G4: Mitchell at Triton Central.SemifinalsGame 5: G1 winner vs. G2 winner.Game 6: G3 winner vs. G4 winner.ChampionshipGame 7: G5 winner vs. G6 winner.Class 3A-Sectional 31First RoundG1: Brownstown Central at Charlestown.G2: Scottsburg at Lawrenceburg.G3: Batesville at Rushville.G4: Franklin County at Greensburg.SemifinalsGame 5: G1 winner vs. G2 winner.Game 6: G3 winner vs. G4 winner.ChampionshipGame 7: G5 winner vs. G6 winner.Class 4A-Sectional 23 First RoundG1: Greenwood Community at Madison Consolidated.G2: Silver Creek at East Central.G3: Jennings County at Martinsville.G4: Mooresville at South Dearborn.SemifinalsGame 5: G1 winner vs. G2 winner.Game 6: G3 winner vs. G4 winner.ChampionshipGame 7: G5 winner vs. G6 winner.101319.FootballPairingslast_img read more

Datebook 2/14

first_imgTODAY Valentine’s Day luncheon, 10:30 a.m., Sparr Heights Community Center, 1613 Glencoe Way, Glendale. Call (818) 548-2188. Valentine’s Day kids event, 2-5 p.m., Delano Recreation Center, 15100 Erwin St., Van Nuys. Call (818) 756-8529. “Have a Heart” sweetheart gala, 6 p.m., Hyatt Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive. Call (661) 253-8082. Glendale Quilt Guild will meet, 7 p.m., Glendale Public Library, 222 E. Harvard St. Event includes a guest speaker. Call (818) 249-4742. Mail Datebook entries – including time, date, location and phone number – to Daily News City Desk, P.O. Box 4200, Woodland Hills, CA 91365; fax (818) 713-0058; e-mail dnmetro@dailynews.com. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more