Energy storage has been a feature of electricity generation, transmission and distribution for well over a century. The introduction of the rechargeable lead acid battery in the early 1880s was later followed by pumped-hydro ......More
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last week moved to improve reliability of the Bulk Electric System by approving the North American Electric Reliability Corp.'s plans to implement a new risk-based assessment and registration initiative....More
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that 11 tribal communities will receive nearly $6 million to accelerate the implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies on tribal lands....More
FirstEnergy Corp. has planned about 70 major transmission and distribution infrastructure projects and other work in 2015 to help enhance reliability in the Pennsylvania Power Co. (Penn Power) service area....More
Florida Power & Light Company has filed a petition with the Florida Public Service Commission to request approval to acquire a power plant that it has had under a long-term contract to purchase power since 1988....More
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