New York creates $5M fund for communities facing fossil fuel power plant closures

Yesterday, New York State announced $5 million for the Just Transition Site Reuse Planning Program to help communities facing fossil fuel power plant closures with site reuse planning and support.

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Building More Sustainable Grids by Improving Renewables Forecasting and Integration

Thursday, September 16, 2021 | 2 p.m. EDT

During this session, hear from Robbie Berglund and Rob D'Arienzo of IBM, on how AI is helping achieve more accurate predictions due to the advantages provided by combining large-scale geospatial data and analytics with relevant data sources including wind and irradiance forecasts.

When Traditional Overhead Construction Is Not an Option

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This webinar we will review Aerial Spacer Cable applications relative to the many overhead circuit challenges faced by electric utilities today. These applications include limited right of way, multiple circuits, substation exits, long spans, weather extremes and vegetation management.

The Increasing Importance of Advanced Weather Technologies In Building Utility Operations and Field Services...

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In this session, we will share how the latest in artificial intelligence and machine learning in combination with modern modeling techniques, geospatial data and predictive analytics is enabling utilities to build greater resilience across their utility operations and field services organizations. John Villali from IDC will share his perspectives on the key benefits of these technologies while Rob Berglund from IBM will share examples of clients who are benefiting from their use.

PGE announces end of coal-fired generation in Oregon

Portland General Electric Company this week announced it has permanently shuttered its Boardman Generating Station in Eastern Oregon's Morrow County. The closure fulfills a groundbreaking agreement PGE...

IEA Outlook: COVID impact on energy demand felt for years

Global energy demand will drop five percent this year and carbon emissions by seven percent while the impact of COVID-19 on the sector will be felt...
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Asia and Europe are global industrial digitalization leaders, says BNEF

Last week, BloombergNEF (BNEF) announced the release of its 2020 national industrial digitalization ranking which shows that South Korea, Singapore and Germany are the top ranking...

Entergy, Mitsubishi Power partnering on decarbonizing power fleet via hydrogen, energy storage

Entergy Corp. will collaborate with Mitsubishi Power on bringing decarbonization projects to the utility's businesses in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. A major part of the collaboration...

GE exiting coal-fired new-build business

General Electric, one of coal power's historic leaders and manufacturers, said it will exit the new-build market as soon as possible. GE's Steam Business will continue...

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Or why utilities struggle with undocumented assets. The energy sector is undergoing a massive transformation with multiple forces at bay that are driving large replacement, renovation, and...

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