The Obama administration has now released its long-awaited plan for pointing the electric power industry towards less reliance on coal-fired electric generation.
In response, The Energy Times reached out to AEP, one of the nation’s leading coal-powered utilities, and Howard Herzog, one of the nation’s pre-eminent coal generation experts, for comments.
When I started in this business 30 years ago, there were about 125 investor owned utilities. We have now dropped below 60. Based on everything I know and the customers that we have, I think it will halve again in the next 10 years....More
I am a big believer in the saying “Trust and Verify,” so when Elster President Mark Fromuller told me that Advanced Meter Fort Collins (AMFC) was the real deal, I got on the phone with Ft. Collins Project Manager Dennis Sumner and headed over to Colorado...More
Through the Advanced Meter Fort Collins project, Fort Collins Utilities is upgrading mechanical electric and water meters in homes, schools and businesses throughout the community with electronic devices that will enable two-way digital communication....More