The New Reality: Don’t Ignore the Black Swan Events

Credit to Author: Allan Schurr| Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 14:27:15 +0000

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It is human nature to avoid spending money on preparations for an event that may never happen. However, as we all continue to adapt to a COVID-19 world, there is a new awareness of low probability, high impact events. If the consequences of a statistically unlikely event are devastating to the economy, the survival of […]

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Thanks to Asia, Coal Is Still King Worldwide

Credit to Author: Mary Hutzler| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 16:35:06 +0000

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Despite the U.S. and Europe shuttering coal-fired power plants, coal remains a major fuel in global energy systems. In 2018, global coal demand rebounded and grew by 1.4% due to increased consumption in Asia, where coal consumption increased by 2.5%. This increased consumption was mainly from power generation, which reached an all-time high, increasing 3% […]

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Cybersecurity Is More Important Than Ever Due to COVID-19

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 04:05:00 +0000

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The COVID-19 outbreak has forced many companies to change the way they conduct operations. Leaders have had to divide employees into essential and non-essential categories. Essential employees must report to

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Solving Issues of Power Deliverability for Offshore Wind Generation

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0000

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Offshore wind generation could be a game-changer for U.S. generation—tremendous size, scalability, high capacity factors, zero-carbon, zero-cost fuel, and a proven track record in the UK and Europe. The

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Looking Ahead: It’s Time to Plan for and Build a Robust, Sustainable U.S.-led Recovery

Credit to Author: Jocelyn Knoll| Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 22:47:44 +0000

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While scientists and health professionals huddle with public officials to determine the best course forward to combat COVID-19 and relax social distancing, more of our leaders must address the need to quickly create high paying, sustainable jobs—lots of them. COMMENTARY Frankly, the need has never been greater. Regardless of political ideology, our politicians must put […]

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2020: A Moment of Truth for Utilities

Credit to Author: Paul DeCotis| Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 18:00:54 +0000

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The start of a new decade marks a critical moment for utilities. As the pace of change accelerates, industry leaders are facing choices that will determine which companies prosper in the new competitive landscape and which languish as slow-growth commodity businesses. West Monroe’s 2020 Energy and Utilities Outlook provides a guide to planning for a […]

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PURPA Modernization Promises Sweeping Changes for Utilities

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0000

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More than 40 years ago, small power production facilities were germinated, fertilized, and have continued to blossom under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA), a federal law passed in 1978 as a

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ELECTRIC POWER Conference Postponed

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0000

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The world has become a very different place over the past few months with the outbreak of a new coronavirus—COVID-19. The virus has forced travel bans and literal lockdowns in several countries. The NCAA and

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Is Carbon Pricing the Key to a Clean Energy Future? [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 14:37:30 +0000

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The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has proposed incorporating the social cost of carbon into the wholesale price of electricity. According to an October-released study conducted by the consulting firm Analysis Group, “A carbon price in NYISO’s competitive wholesale power markets can help deliver New York’s clean-energy transition in faster, cheaper, more reliable, more […]

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International Business: Before You Enter a New Market, Do Your Due Diligence

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 05:00:00 +0000

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As an attorney who has spent the majority of his career litigating and settling international commercial disputes, I have experienced several instances where U.S. companies jump at the opportunity to expand

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