Smart grids gather information and reach conclusions, but to react appropriately to changes in the generating and transmission environment, the systems and the people behind them need a complete view of the network status....More
San Diego Gas & Electric is actively bidding a group of energy storage systems and electric vehicle fleets as one resource directly into the California Independent System Operator’s (CAISO) energy markets....More
A controversial, indeed much bashed, energy pricing mechanism for New York's Lower Hudson Valley is improving the region's electrical reliability and stimulating large-capital investments that will benefit the region for years to come....More
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the North American Electric Reliability Corp.'s risk-based approach to monitoring and enforcing compliance with mandatory electric reliability standards....More
Jersey Central Power & Light plans to spend about $267 million in 2015 on projects and other work to enhance and maintain a strong electrical system and help meet future load growth in its 13-county New Jersey service area....More
The Electric Power Research Institute has released a framework that all stakeholders in the electricity sector can use to assess benefits and costs of technologies and systems related to the integration of distributed energy resources....More
Find out how maintaining On-Load Tap Changers and LTC reversing switches can significantly extend the life of power transformers. Learn what signs to look for that could indicate an asset is at risk and discover how to prevent a failure and extend the life of the unit. To learn more, download this free white paper: Repair or replace? The $64,000 (or much more) question facing utilities.