Energy Transition—Opportunities for Power and Utility Companies

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 05:09:00 +0000

“Energy transition,” “energy evolution,” “energy reimagined,” and a host of similar terms have dominated the energy market headlines this year. While these terms can have varied meanings, they

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AEP Will Shed Kentucky Operations in $2.9B Sale 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 13:46:37 +0000

American Electric Power (AEP) is shedding its Kentucky-based assets—including its longstanding regulated utility Kentucky Power and transmission business AEP Kentucky Transco—to better position itself to invest in projects that will support a resilient, cleaner energy system. The Columbus, Ohio, headquartered company on Oct. 26 announced it has entered into an agreement for the sale of […]

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From POWER’s New Editors’ Studio: Business Trends Driving Opportunities, Challenges

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:04:09 +0000

At the Experience POWER conference, held in San Antonio, Texas, this week, POWER’s editorial team conducted several live interviews with industry leaders at its new Editors’ Studio. Here’s a recap of what you might have missed.  Executive Editor Aaron Larson talked to Paul Browning, president and CEO of Mitsubishi Power Americas (a company that sponsored the new video offering), […]

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CEQ Proposes to Restore Impactful NEPA Provisions

Credit to Author: Jared Wigginton| Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 10:51:43 +0000

The federal government’s Council on Environmental Quality  (CEQ) on Oct. 7 issued a proposed rulemaking to rescind several Trump-era regulatory amendments that limit the scope of environmental reviews completed by federal agencies under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  If finalized, the proposed rule would restore agencies’ discretion to broaden the scope of NEPA reviews. […]

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CEQ Proposes to Restore Impactful NEPA Provisions

Credit to Author: Jared Wigginton| Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 10:51:43 +0000

The federal government’s Council on Environmental Quality  (CEQ) on Oct. 7 issued a proposed rulemaking to rescind several Trump-era regulatory amendments that limit the scope of environmental reviews completed by federal agencies under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  If finalized, the proposed rule would restore agencies’ discretion to broaden the scope of NEPA reviews. […]

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Distributed Energy Platforms a Key for Sustainable Power

Credit to Author: Dan Nordloh| Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 14:02:52 +0000

The energy industry has been going through a revolution, and more and more businesses are looking to transition from non-renewable fossil fuel energy sources such as coal and oil to renewable energy sources like solar, wind and hydroelectric energy. There are a plethora of reasons for this shift, but there are three issues that are […]

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Is America Ready to Take a ‘Baby Step’ Toward Carbon Pricing?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 23:26:31 +0000

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Most people recognize that carbon dioxide (CO2) is a greenhouse gas (GHG), and while not everyone agrees, a majority of climate scientists believe increasing concentrations of GHGs in the atmosphere are causing climate change on Earth. Carbon pricing is a market-based strategy for reducing CO2 emissions. The goal of carbon pricing schemes is to place […]

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Leveling the Market Playing Field for Hybrid Power Plants

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 14:13:10 +0000

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent agency that, among other things, regulates the interstate transmission of electricity. Its ultimate mission is to “Assist consumers in obtaining economically efficient, safe, reliable, and secure energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means, and collaborative efforts.” In the past, FERC has […]

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Leveling the Market Playing Field for Hybrid Power Plants

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 14:13:10 +0000

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent agency that, among other things, regulates the interstate transmission of electricity. Its ultimate mission is to “Assist consumers in obtaining economically efficient, safe, reliable, and secure energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means, and collaborative efforts.” In the past, FERC has […]

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Missouri v. Biden: The Benefits and Costs of Carbon Emissions

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 04:11:00 +0000

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The Biden administration in February announced that for the remainder of 2021, federal agencies will conduct regulatory and environmental analyses assuming that the global “social cost” of emitting carbon

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