Last year, the program helped more than 3,698 families with more than $461,000 in PNM Good Neighbor Fund assistance by the generosity of customers, employees, and shareholders who donated their own money towards the fund
It has become a familiar predicament for companies in the power business. How to meet customers’ heightened expectations for a high-quality experience with the company, its brand, products, services and people, while at the same time maintaining a quality workforce to consistently provide the experiences customers expect?
This series of articles explores both grid scale and behind-the-meter grid optimization strategies and the implications for utility customers. The first two articles in the series dealt with the regulatory framework that enabled grid-scale and behind-the-meter demand assets in Massachusetts and the game changing technology of battery storage. This third article describes the foundational technology and communication protocols necessary to ensure a successful grid optimization strategy that is inclusive of customer-sited assets. Future articles in this series will explore aspects of grid optimization program design, incentive structure, processes, and how these various aspects come together to form the grid of the future.
Sea-surface temperatures remain slightly warmer than average across much of the Equatorial Pacific, although some slight cooling has been observed across the eastern Pacific Ocean in recent weeks. The latest long-range climate models suggest that this weak El Nino will gradually transition to a neutral phase over the next couple months. This neutral phase is then forecast to persist through the fall and likely the upcoming winter season.
NV Energy said Monday that in southern Nevada, a typical single-family residential customer could save about 80 cents a month, or about half a percent
Electricity costs are a major factor in today's business landscape -- whether you are running a hospital, operating a retail store, maintain a commercial office building or managing an industrial facility. Commercial and Industrial (C&I) organizations in the U.S. spend an estimated $130 billion on electricity every year. In order to analyze and optimize electricity costs, it is essential for energy managers to be able to accurately and conveniently obtain electricity rates.
What is the likelihood of a cyberattack on the U.S. electric grid this summer? This answer to this is complex as there are a number of aspects that factor into it. To evaluate this, we must consider the types of threat actors, the types of threats and the target – the U.S. electric grid.
With this pilot, PGE is building the roadmap to a virtual power plant
Peaker plants operate when utilities face high demand for short durations, such as hot summer days
Building on AES’ 2018 investment in Simple Energy, the company made a $53 million strategic investment in Uplight as part of the merger