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
This report presents the results of an assessment of the technical and economic feasibility of deploying photovoltaics systems on a superfund site located within the Massachusetts Military Reservation....More
The winds of change are blowing in the utility generation landscape. In the past, base-load generation was crucial and dynamic response to changing conditions didn't matter as much. Today's evolving landscape forces utilities, who have typically been slow to adopt new distributive generation technologies, into giving them a try. For more information on this topic, download the free white paper: The age of the new energy miner: unearthing new options for grid reliability in the era of coal retirement.