Using Technology to Improve Management of Utilities’ Fleets

Credit to Author: Erin Gilchrist Rugg| Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 13:56:30 +0000

Utility fleet managers faced their share of challenges in recent years. They needed to respond quickly and effectively to emergency situations and rising customer expectations while keeping drivers feeling safe and supported. They also needed to maximize the utilization of vehicles while extending lifecycles and complying with regulations—even as they evolve faster than ever. Like […]

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A Half-Century of Reliability: Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 04:18:00 +0000

Baltimore Gas & Electric set out to build the 1.8-GW Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in 1967 because fossil energy was becoming expensive and controversial. Over its nearly 50 years of operation

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History of Power: Dominion Energy’s Fluid Transition

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 04:15:00 +0000

A company that has corporate roots that go back to the Colonial era, Dominion Energy has been shaped by acquisitions and market forces. It is now in the midst of an extraordinary transformation to expand its

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European Energy Crisis Prompts Utility Takeovers in Germany, France

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 04:10:00 +0000

With winter fast approaching, and the dreaded effects of extreme natural gas price levels and volatility looming, together with unprecedented uncertainty of fuel supply, governments in Germany and France have

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A Pillar in the Community and Collaborator Around the World: DLC Powers Pittsburgh

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2022 23:20:20 +0000

The Duquesne Light Co. (DLC) may not be among the best-known electric power companies in the U.S., but for its customers in Allegheny and Beaver counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, the company has been a steady presence in the community for more than a century. “We are a Pittsburgh-based utility company. We’ve been in operation for […]

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Inflation Reduction Act: Increased Electrification and Resulting Utility Implications

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2022 12:50:20 +0000

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While the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) provides steps in the right direction by expanding renewable energy development and electrification incentives, it may also lead to a worsening duck curve and a larger proportion of variable power sources in the generation mix—putting significant pressure on utilities’ ability to maintain reliability. U.S. utilities need to be proactive […]

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How Bitcoin Mining Can Help Power Companies Optimize Generation Assets

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2022 03:22:01 +0000

Bitcoin-mining

Bitcoin mining is the process used to generate new coins and verify new transactions. The process involves vast, decentralized networks of computers around the world that verify and secure blockchains, the virtual ledgers that document cryptocurrency transactions. In return for contributing their computing power, miners are rewarded with new coins. The process ultimately requires a […]

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Another Major Leadership Shuffle: PSEG Gets New CEO

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 17:56:37 +0000

In another high-profile leadership shuffle at a major U.S. power generating company, PSEG’s longtime president and CEO Ralph Izzo on Sept. 1 passed leadership of the regulated infrastructure company to Ralph LaRossa, who was previously PSEG’s chief operating officer (COO). Izzo, who will continue to serve as executive chair of the PSEG board until December […]

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Common Mobility Tax Mistakes in the Energy Sector and How to Avoid Them

Credit to Author: Jennifer Stein| Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2022 15:18:29 +0000

As international travel picks up, energy corporations are turning to mobile employees to fulfill their international staffing needs. However, as mobile work gains steam, tax and compliance risks continue to grow as well—unbeknownst to most corporate leaders. Many businesses, unfortunately, are failing to set up an adequate plan to protect against tax violations in the […]

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Another Power Giant’s CEO Is Retiring: Entergy’s Leo Denault

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2022 21:54:39 +0000

Entergy Corp.’s chairman and CEO Leo P. Denault will retire in 2023, ending a decade-long role as the head of the New Orleans–headquartered power generating giant. Denault will be succeeded by Andrew “Drew” Marsh, Entergy’s current executive vice president and chief financial officer. Denault, 62, was appointed Entergy’s chairman and CEO in 2013, taking over […]

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