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Duke Energy and AWS are innovating for a smarter, cleaner energy future

Image courtesy of Duke Energy Duke Energy is collaborating with AWS to develop industry-leading smart grid solutions that will benefit its customers and help advance its clean energy transition. The energy landscape is rapidly changing. Individuals and businesses alike are embracing renewable energy and adopting electric vehicles (EVs). Couple these trends with a rise in […]

Accelerating Innovation for a Clean Energy Future

Accelerating innovation for a clean energy future: Startups for the AWS Clean Energy Accelerator 2.0 announced

While climate change is the defining issue of our generation, we don’t yet have all of the technological solutions that we need to address this impending crisis. Without a major acceleration in new clean energy technology innovation, net-zero emissions targets are not achievable. The technologies available today support less than 40 percent of the CO2 […]

New Climate Next Documentary Episode: Driving Toward Cheaper, Greener Power with Octopus Energy

Fossil fuels have powered transportation and industry since the Industrial Revolution. To combat climate change, the pursuit of cleaner, cheaper, and more sustainable forms of energy has become essential. In episode three of the four-part AWS documentary series Climate Next, the London-based energy tech pioneer Octopus Energy uses smart grid technology to support an all-renewable […]

How Greenko uses AWS IoT and serverless for wind monitoring

India is going through a revolution in renewable energy (RE). During fiscal years 2016–2020, the Indian RE generation space saw a compound annual growth rate of 17.33 percent. This was fueled by dedicated support from the government in the form of RE-focused policies such as the Green Energy Corridor Project and increased investment in the […]

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How Amazon Achieves Near-Real-Time Renewable Energy Plant Monitoring to Optimize Performance Using AWS

As part of the goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, Amazon is on a path to powering its operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2025—five years ahead of the original target of 2030. In June 2021, Amazon became the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, reaching 65 percent renewable energy across […]

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AI-Driven Visual Inspection of Wind Turbines Based on Drone Imaging

Introduction Keeping wind turbines operational also means keeping them well maintained. One of the steps in maintenance is regular visual inspection. Wind farm operation and maintenance companies started to utilize drones with attached cameras to perform visual inspections. According to a recent study, drone-based inspection reduces costs by up to 70% and decreases revenue lost […]

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AWS is How: GE Renewable Energy Increases Wind Energy Production

Historians have traced our practice of using the wind to power machines all the way back to first-century Alexandria. Since then, windmills have been helping people all over the world to get work done—from grinding corn and flour to pumping water. And we’ve been using wind turbines for generating electricity for over 130 years. Just […]