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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Arizona Solar Project to Supply Microsoft Now Online

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:12:38 +0000

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A solar energy project that will provide power for Microsoft has begun commercial operation in Arizona, with the project developer announcing term financing has been completed. Longroad Energy, a Boston-based renewable energy developer that also has offices in California and Maine, on July 20 said the 200-MW Sun Streams 2 array—one of four Maricopa County-based […]

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Enabling IIoT Connectivity for Virtual Power Plants

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 14:06:36 +0000

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Declarations of climate emergencies in many countries around the world have created awareness for the need to switch to clean energy sources, which in turn has prompted the power industry and governments to take action or set definite goals. Many governments around the world now provide incentives to individuals, industries, and communities who are interested […]

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‘Smart Microgrid Community’ Takes Shape in Canada

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 17:00:17 +0000

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Many areas across the globe are looking providing non-traditional power to residential neighborhoods, part of a push to make a community’s electricity supply more reliable and resilient. A development in Canada is one model of what is known as a “smart microgrid community.” Elexicon Energy, the fourth largest municipally-owned electricity distributor in Ontario, along with […]

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Solar Power Helps Stabilize Electricity Prices in Brazil

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 15:26:47 +0000

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Brazil is blessed with a wealth of natural resources. It gets almost two-thirds of its electricity from hydropower facilities, and it also has enormous potential for wind, solar, and natural gas-fired power. Yet, the country is saddled with higher than average electricity prices compared to most developed nations. A study conducted by McKinsey & Company […]

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Traveling the Electrification Highway

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:38:53 +0000

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A company that has served U.S. motorists and the trucking industry for decades has updated its business model to support electric vehicle charging—and generate electricity for several of its locations. Power

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Money Makes the Power and Energy Sectors Go ‘Round

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:38:45 +0000

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If you’ve seen the musical “Cabaret,” you know that “money makes the world go ‘round” in a variety of ways. While it may not indeed make the power and energy sectors “go ‘round,” money does

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India Pursues Ambitious Solar Goals Despite Pandemic’s Impact

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:38:36 +0000

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India has one of the world’s most aggressive solar development targets. The country’s leaders have said they want to install 450 GW of renewable power generation capacity by 2030, a figure that would

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New Gas-Fired Units Would Replace Coal at Indiana Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 18:50:40 +0000

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CenterPoint Energy could begin construction of two new natural gas-fired units to serve electricity customers in Indiana as soon as next year, if state regulators approve the utility’s plan that includes the closure of two units of a coal-fired power plant at a site along the Ohio River. CenterPoint’s $323-million proposal to the Indiana Utility […]

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