The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed to approve revisions to several electric reliability standards that will strengthen coordinated efforts to plan and reliably operate the bulk electric system under normal and abnormal conditions....More
With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electric usage, Jersey Central Power & Light has completed numerous projects and inspections across its 13-county service area to enhance service reliability....More
An updated report by the Edison Electric Institute finds that investor-owned electric utilities are continuing to make significant investments to build needed and beneficial transmission infrastructure...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
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
HVDC has a very important role to play in transmission networks and is an economical viable option at ultra-high voltages (800 kV) in several regions in the USA. These DC links need to operate as hybrid HVAC and HVDC networks for integrating and controlling remote renewable resources, and they are well established to interconnect asynchronous areas....More
There are various definitions of distributed energy resources. Essentially, they include technologies on the customer side of the meter: Distributed generation, distributed energy storage, solar PV, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and a focus on microgrid technology to enable renewables to be connected to the grid. Learn what technologies can help overcome the challenges without implementing distributed energy resources.
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