Logical Data Management for the Energy and Utility Industries

Credit to Author: Angel Vina| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2024 15:28:28 +0000

By now, with the most devastating effects of the pandemic behind us, it’s important to remember the key takeaway—there’s no such thing as “business as usual.” As a result, companies have […]

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The POWER Interview: The Best Use of Digital Construction in Electrical Engineering and MEP Design

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2024 18:27:14 +0000

Engineering firms are increasingly recognizing the importance of digital construction and its transformative impact on electrical engineering and MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) design. Leveraging digital construction tools enables firms […]

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Effective Training and Mentoring Programs Are Critical to Power Project Success

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 30 May 2024 10:20:23 +0000

The power industry has long been lamenting its aging workforce. While turnover has been happening for years, there remains a large percentage of power professionals on the verge of retirement. […]

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How Technology Helps Overcome 10 of the Top Operational Challenges in the Energy Sector

Credit to Author: Bruce Grissom| Date: Wed, 29 May 2024 21:54:26 +0000

Recent government legislation and initiatives have prompted positive momentum in the energy industry. From regulatory matters to technology upgrades to renewable energy trends boosted by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) […]

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How PG&E Is Reducing Wildfire Risks Using Satellite Imagery

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 20 May 2024 23:04:16 +0000

Wildfires have had a devastating impact on California and on the state’s largest utility company, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E). PG&E’s equipment has been linked to several major wildfires in […]

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Siemens Gamesa Changes CEO, Announces Job Cuts as Part of New Focus

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 08 May 2024 14:19:38 +0000

Siemens Energy announced an overhaul of its struggling wind power division on May 8, unveiling plans for a new CEO for its wind turbine business and also saying job cuts […]

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FERC: Improved Preparations Mitigated January Winter Storms, Resulting in No Load Shed

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024 20:17:13 +0000

Reliability measures implemented after Winter Storm Uri and Elliott were largely effective at averting distress on the power and natural gas systems during two severe arctic storms that swept across […]

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Planning for ‘Flip Dates’ in Tax Equity Partnerships

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024 13:44:23 +0000

The U.S. government offers certain benefits to renewable energy projects, primarily in the form of tax credits and depreciation. But the reality is that a growing number of tax-equity partnerships […]

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AEP Abruptly Replaces CEO, Calpine Unveils Leadership Transition

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2024 17:59:06 +0000

American Electric Power (AEP) and Calpine Corp. separately announced significant leadership reshuffles on Feb. 27, marking new chapters for the power giants. Investor-owned utility AEP, with immediate effectiveness, removed AEP […]

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Improving Nuclear Plant Construction Processes: How to Build Projects More Efficiently

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2024 19:16:31 +0000

If you have paid any attention to nuclear power plant construction projects over the years, you know that there is a long history of cost overruns and schedule delays on […]

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