Rooftop solar panels and home battery systems could play a significant role in balancing the nation’s electric grid, but federal regulators need to adopt policies to help make that happen, according to a clean energy group’s recent report.
The $590 million deal selling the plants to Revere Power LLC closed successfully. The sale of Bridgeport Energy, Tiverton Power and Rumford Power was announced in November 2018.
Utilities are — and have been for a long time — seeking better ways through which they can engage with their customers. According to Jeff Hamel, director of energy and housing partnerships at Google, the Nest smart thermostat, which is part of the hardware product line that Google provides, is a good example of a simple way that utilities are partnering with their customers.
The North American Electric Reliability Corp.’s latest annual resiliency report acknowledged the big hits taken from Category 5 storms such as Hurricane’s Harvey and Irma last year. Those caused sustained damage to the affected grids, but repair efforts moved quickly and returned service to customers in faster time than similarly devastating storms years earlier.
Tight supply margins could develop if forecasted peak system conditions associated with extreme hot and humid weather occur
Exelon Generation filed with the ISO New England to retire Mystic Generating Station’s Units 7, 8, 9, and the Jet unit on June 1, 2022
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission earlier this year asked regional transmission organizations and independent system operators (RTO/ISO) to report their observations and concerns about many challenges facing the North American power grid.
ISO-New England delivered a grid resiliency report to federal regulators that may not directly concur with Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s call for price supports for coal and nuclear energy, but it certainly shares many of his gravest concerns over a future grid devoid of on-site stored fuels.
Enel's virtual power plant in New England will increase by 50 percent year-over-year