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ELP Volume 88 Issue 4
Today’s power system is plagued by demand-side and supply-side problems. While these problems have been well-documented, solutions are often oversimplified and in some cases not understood.
In Europe, North Sea-bordering countries have installed numerous offshore wind farms to transform strong, constant sea winds into energy.
As the international community works toward a climate change pact to succeed the Kyoto Protocol, there is increasing pressure to enact legislation domestically.
Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia have renewable portfolio standards (RPSs), and six other states have set elective renewable energy generation goals.
Historically, electric utility customers have been unaware of local energy source options mostly because practical alternatives have been nonexistent. That is changing.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on June 17 proposed a rulemaking that if implemented promises to complete the quest the agency began ...