As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. plans to invest about $160 million in 2014 on infrastructure upgrades to enhance service reliability in West Penn Power's 24-county service area....More
This report sets out potential options to improve energy storage. It also presents a number of specific actions that could help maintain both scientific advancements and a pipeline of project deployments...More
Despite efforts from some U.S. states to re-evaluate their net-energy metering policies, the impact of any potential changes on the U.S. photovoltaics industry is expected to be negligible in 2014....More
The objectives of this white paper include considering the unique characteristics of demand response relative to bulk electric system reliability needs and present contributions to system reliability....More
The California Public Utilities Commission today established an energy storage target of 1,325 MW for Pacific Gas and Electric Co., Southern California Edison, and San Diego Gas & Electric by 2020....More
If it weren't for the invention of power transformers, we wouldn't have the power system we have today. Discover exciting new developments on the horizon, which will ultimately enable you to gain more efficiency in your transmission system. For more information on this topic, download the ABB Review Special Report: Transformers.
The power service environment is rapidly changing; service technicians are more likely to rely on laptops instead of wrenches and scheduled maintenance is being replaced by condition-based maintenance....More