FERC Approves MISO Interconnection Queue Reforms, Rejects Overall Queue Cap

Credit to Author: Maxwell Multer| Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2024 19:10:29 +0000

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Jan. 19 approved most of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator’s (MISO) proposed revisions to its Generator Interconnection Procedures (GIP) designed to reduce the submission […]

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Interconnection Cost-Causer-Pays Model: Is It Fair or Antiquated in the Era of Grid Modernization

Credit to Author: Janique Williams| Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2024 19:53:31 +0000

The transition to green energy is often seen through two different lenses: a burden or an opportunity. Grid modernization refers to a comprehensive transformation of the traditional power grid to […]

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Brazil Oil Major Buying Renewable Energy Assets

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2024 15:08:01 +0000

Renewable energy in Brazil will get a boost after the chief executive of Petrobras, the country’s state-run oil giant, said the company will begin buying solar power and onshore wind […]

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Prodigy and Westinghouse Targeting Launch of eVinci Floating Nuclear Plant in Canada by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2024 14:58:06 +0000

Conceptual layout of a marine (shoreline) installed Prodigy Microreactor Power Station TNPP that can integrate a single or multiple Westinghouse eVinci™ microreactors. The facility is non-self-propelled. Courtesy: Prodigy Clean Energy

Westinghouse has revealed it is designing a transportable nuclear power plant (TNPP) featuring an eVinci microreactor with Canadian firm Prodigy Clean Energy, aiming to deliver a first project in Canada […]

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PGE Leans into an All-of-the-Above Strategy to Decarbonize Its Power System

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2024 17:37:51 +0000

Climate change has led many states and countries to set targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from power systems. Oregon, for example, has set targets for all power sold […]

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25 Differences Between Private Sector and Government Managers

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2023 05:00:00 +0000

You often hear it said that government should be run more like a business. But a senior industry executive with cabinet-level experience in the Reagan and Bush II administrations explains why it’s not that simple.

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Three Key Transmission Links Get $1.3B Boost With Federal Capacity Contracts

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2023 16:31:09 +0000

Three interregional transmission lines connecting six U.S. states will receive the first $1.3 billion tranche of $2.5 billion in federal funding designated under the Transmission Facilitation Program (TFP), a revolving […]

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How to Unleash the Climate Action Potential of the IRA

Credit to Author: Greg Caplan| Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2023 22:00:40 +0000

Throughout this past summer, we have seen some of the highest temperatures on Earth on record, and July was possibly the hottest month in more than a century. Wildfire smoke […]

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Equity in Energy: How Community Solar Is Involved

Credit to Author: Janique Williams| Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2023 20:38:29 +0000

In the U.S., there has always been a direct correlation between the disparity in income and the distribution of renewable resources. Equity in energy refers to fairness in the distribution […]

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Major Engineering Services Contract Launches Poland’s First Nuclear Power Project

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2023 22:32:21 +0000

Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe (PEJ), Poland’s designated entity tasked with developing the country’s first nuclear plant in Pomerania, has signed an engineering services contract with a Westinghouse-Bechtel consortium, allowing site-specific work […]

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