Even after 150,000 MWh of peak load reductions this past year, Apogee Interactive's CEO Joel Gilbert says the price-responsive demand business is still embryonic.
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Wednesday extended the Dec. 15 deadline for utilities to join regional transmission grids and said it will set new deadlines for each of four general regions. FERC also said it will issue notices of proposed rulemaking on interconnection agreements and procedures in January and a second notice for pricing these services in April.
e-Acumen, Inc. has launched PowerView™, a combination of expected generation databases and research reports that provide the equivalent of asset valuation consulting services for every region of the continental U.S.
The Board of Directors of ENDESA S.A., approved yesterday, the consolidation of its five electric distribution companies in Spain.
PG&E Co. has withdrawn its filing at the California PUC of a Conditional Application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing the construction of a Path 15 upgrade.
The Texas grid operator said auditors confirmed the calculations and allocation of certain transmission congestion charges, which market participants complained were 'excessive.' Systemwide, congestion charges have reached about $90 million since the market opened July 31, according testimony at a legislative hearing Friday in Austin. (Ann de Rouffignac)
Backed by a thousand business and labor organizations, the Alliance for Energy and Economic Growth today called on the Senate to pass comprehensive energy legislation to help safeguard America's economic security.
With no alternatives to the regulated electric utility available, the Public Utility Commission of Texas delayed opening Southeast Texas to retail competition until September 2002, 9 months later than called for under the state restructuring law. No customers or alternative suppliers participated in the PUC's pilot program in the Southeast Texas area served by Entergy Gulf States, a utility unit of Entergy Corp.
Black & Veatch Corporation and Siemens announced today that they have developed a plan that would facilitate adequate power to many regions in America.
American Superconductor announced an order for two of its superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) units from Edison, the largest private utility in Italy and a new distributor for the SMES product line. American Superconductor expects to install the units in the summer of 2000 for Edison at a STMicroelectronics semiconductor chip manufacturing plant in Agrate, Italy. The SMES units will protect 10 MW of critical processes at the facility from voltage sags up to 55 percent for times exceed