Distress and Deals Continue to Persist in Energy Sector

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 20:11:59 +0000

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At the end of last year, the power market began to lose steam. The credit market wasn’t as strong as it was at the start of the year and many people began speculating “doom and gloom” for the market. However, over the last few months, the power market has picked up and is beginning to […]

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Show Preview: Distributed Energy Conference 2019

Credit to Author: Tracey Lilly| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 04:00:17 +0000

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POWER magazine’s second Distributed Energy Conference will build upon the success of the inaugural event, a sold-out program that brought together utilities, energy industry executives, and companies from across the spectrum of distributed power generation. Insiders from the wind and solar sectors, along with operators of backup and emergency power systems, combined heat and power, […]

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Empowering Data to Efficiently Build the Connected Grid of the Future

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000

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The power industry is witnessing rapid changes thanks to technology. Networks are evolving, and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has taken root, with autonomous systems contributing to the rise of

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How Remote Operation Centers Can Help Companies Transition

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 02:43:44 +0000

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The energy industry is currently moving from a traditional, highly regulated production model dominated by electricity utilities to a decentralized, deregulated model featuring a higher proportion of renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power. With subsidies in decline, renewables are reaching grid parity—with costs equal to or less than traditional sources. Not surprisingly, […]

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Energy Storage as a Service Part of Generation Evolution

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 02:59:16 +0000

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Two companies who recently announced they are creating what they consider North America’s largest behind-the-meter (BTM) deployment of energy storage technology have said they plan to expand the service, providing a long-term solution for controlling costs and promoting energy sustainability for businesses. Executives of the two companies—Honeywell and NRStor C&I—told POWER in a Sept. 23 interview […]

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Community Solar Benefits Cooperatives and Customers

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 19:24:02 +0000

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For some utilities, community solar is a way to offer consumers access to clean energy without requiring investment in rooftop solar. For others, it presents a means of strategically placing solar resources in the most beneficial locations. Meanwhile, many utilities view it as an opportunity to learn how best to integrate distributed energy resources (DERs). […]

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What Can You Do with a Superconductor? A Lot! [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:14:16 +0000

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What is a superconductor? One definition says, “a material that can conduct electricity or transport electrons from one atom to another with no resistance.” “At the base physics level, what a superconductor does is it moves a lot more power per unit volume or per unit weight, so you have a very high energy-dense material […]

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Large Public Power Systems Are Evolving [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 13:49:11 +0000

The power grid is changing across the U.S. More distributed energy resources are being added every day. That brings challenges for power utilities, but also opportunities. John Di Stasio, president of the Large Public Power Council (LPPC), which represents 27 of the largest locally governed and operated not-for-profit electric systems in the U.S., was a […]

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How Nevada Is Leading the Renewable Energy and Battery Storage Charge [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 17:54:34 +0000

Renewable energy and battery storage are hot topics in the U.S. today. Lawmakers throughout the country debated various new energy policies during the 2019 legislative session. Nevada is among the states leading the way forward. Several new laws were passed in the state that will affect power companies and consumers for years to come. Curt […]

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Electric Power Trends and Opportunities

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000

I was recently reviewing a report issued last year by BMI Research, a Fitch Group company. The Megatrends 2050 Special Report , as it is called, suggests there are three main trends that will transform the

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