‘Major Questions’ Impacts Energy Regulation

Credit to Author: Kenny Stein| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:12:51 +0000

On the final day of the Supreme Court’s term, the Court ruled in favor of West Virginia and other petitioners challenging the claimed regulatory authority that underlaid the Clean Power Plan (CPP)—the

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Even California’s Governor Realizes Nuclear Power Is Key to a Clean Energy Future

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:11:44 +0000

California in the not-so-distant past was a consistent top 10 state for nuclear power in terms of net generation. It was even known as “a pioneer in harnessing nuclear energy.” Today, though, the state has

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A Global Look at Residential Solar Adoption Rates

Credit to Author: JD Dillon| Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 16:50:13 +0000

Solar technology is advancing at a rapid rate, making solar easier to adopt. However, there is still a large potential of growth when it comes to the solar market. Looking at global data, solar photovoltaic (PV) generation has steadily increased for the past several years, and showed the second-largest absolute generation growth of all renewable technologies […]

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Putting AI to Work for Better ESG Data

Credit to Author: Richard Martin| Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2022 20:24:13 +0000

Environment, social, and governance (ESG) reporting has never been easy—and with pressures rising from investors, corporate leaders, and the government, organizations are struggling to meet the needs of all stakeholders. Facility managers must grapple with reaching and documenting progress toward ESG goals that align with the desires of sustainability-minded investors while boards and corporate leaders […]

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Addressing the Challenges Presented by a Retiring Utility Workforce

Credit to Author: Gary McAuliffe| Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 13:52:36 +0000

POWER magazine has always held a special place in my heart. After my father left the Navy, he became a power engineer and a loyal subscriber to the magazine. As a kid, I remember stacks of the publication all over the house. At the high point my father had hundreds of issues amassed over decades. […]

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The Regulatory Structures or Economic Opportunities that are Driving—or Hindering—Building Electrification

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2022 19:51:11 +0000

Although the electricity generation and transportation sectors account for a far greater share of greenhouse gas emissions than the residential and commercial building sector, policy makers are targeting building electrification as a means for making a significant contribution to economy-wide emission reductions. Federal, state, and local governments are using various policy levers toward this goal, […]

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The POWER Interview: How Solar Can Solve the C&I Power Puzzle

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sat, 28 May 2022 14:16:00 +0000

Commercial and industrial (C&I) enterprises rely on their power supply. Many facilities, such as hospitals, federal institutions, and military bases—those considered mission critical—have long been at the forefront of finding solutions to keep their lights on. In today’s world, the need for reliable and resilient power is critical for a wide range of industries. Uninterrupted […]

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Is Carbon Management the Key to Reaching Net Zero?

Credit to Author: Kirstin Gibbs| Date: Mon, 23 May 2022 20:48:51 +0000

Iowa-based Summit Carbon Solutions last year announced plans to develop a new carbon capture and storage project across the Midwest. The project seeks to capture carbon dioxide emissions that otherwise would be emitted into the atmosphere from biorefineries, such as ethanol plants, compress the captured carbon dioxide, and transport it through a pipeline to North […]

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Is Carbon Management the Key to Reaching Net Zero?

Credit to Author: Kirstin Gibbs| Date: Mon, 23 May 2022 20:48:51 +0000

Iowa-based Summit Carbon Solutions last year announced plans to develop a new carbon capture and storage project across the Midwest. The project seeks to capture carbon dioxide emissions that otherwise would be emitted into the atmosphere from biorefineries, such as ethanol plants, compress the captured carbon dioxide, and transport it through a pipeline to North […]

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Three Ways Utilities Can Accelerate EV Adoption

Credit to Author: Michael O’Donnell| Date: Wed, 11 May 2022 17:52:47 +0000

Electric vehicles are coming. Do you hear them? (Probably not.) The exact speed of our collective embrace of electric vehicles (EVs) will vary around the country—due to factors such as EV familiarity, vehicle availability, purchase prices and incentives—but the cars are coming down the road at a steady clip. In the immediate future, U.S. President […]

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