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Tennessee’s largest solar facility is now online

Last week, independent power producer Silicon Ranch Corporation said that the 53-MW solar array that it built in partnership with the City of Millington, the U.S. Navy, Memphis, Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is now operational. It's the largest solar power plant in the state.

El Paso Electric CEO chairing SEPA board

Kipp will serve a one-year term and is the first sitting utility president to become SEPA's chair.

Former TVA CEO Johnson taking reins at bankrupt PG&E

Embattled and bankrupt northern California utility Pacific Gas & Electric has replaced key leadership again as it deals with its alleged culpability in the state's deadly wildfires over the past two years. PG&E announced that...

Ryder sworn in as new TVA board member

Ryder was nominated by President Trump in January and confirmed by the U.S. Senate a month later. 

Parsons named TVA Engineer of the Year

Parsons, an electrical engineer with 31 years of TVA service, has been an industry technical leader in the development of standards impacting regional grid reliability.

Solar farms in Tennessee, Alabama to power Facebook data center

Facebook Inc. plans to light up a data center in Huntsville, Alabama, with power from the largest solar installations to be built in Tennessee and Alabama.

Resolving the Anomalies

AMI transformed public not-for-profit BrightRidge's Operations, Customer Relations and Outage Restoration Times.


Each month POWERGRID International magazine highlights some of the electricity industry's latest important news stories.

ARPA-E dodges a bullet

Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) was created to provide access to funding for energy industry innovation, but the agency's continued existence is in question. Despite the common misperception that the agency is about only renewable companies, utilities and manufacturers also have benefitted from ARPA-E. Find out how.

DOE, Clean Line end partnership over wind transmission project

It was not known whether the DOE termination would kill the Plains and Eastern project