The Largest Combined Solar-Wind Project in the US

NextEra and Portland General Electric (PGE) are developing the largest renewable project in the US that combines solar, wind &…

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Fossil Power Could Make a Come Back if Natural Gas Prices Spike

Currently there are no power utilities in the US constructing new coal fired power plants. They are simply maintaining existing…

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Best CAD Drafting & Design Practices

Do not show too much details. Too many details can overcrowd the drawing and be just as bad as not…

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Power Utilities Will Be Using AI to Help Automate and Improve Efficiency for Renewable Energy

AI is expected to be utilized more in the future for controlling, automating, and improving efficiencies for renewable energy resources.…

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Some Strong Utility Trends for 2019 and Beyond

The electric power grid and the industry is continuing to evolve with major trends happening in 2019. Nuclear Power remains…

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NextEra and Dominion Are Getting Bigger

NextEra Energy recently acquired Gulf Power from Southern Company for $6.475 billion. Likewise, Dominion Energy acquired SCANA Corporation (formerly known…

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The Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) Utility Will Eliminate Fossil Power by 2031

The New Mexico utility regulators have approved PNM’s plan to abandon all coal power generation by 2031. PNM plans to…

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Wishing You A Happy New Year!

3 Phase Associates wishes you a Happy and Safe New Year into 2019! 3phaseassociates.com

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Will PG&E Be Split Into Separate Companies?

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is looking to split up the power utility PG&E into separate companies in order…

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New York to Have 3 Gigawatts of Energy Storage Capacity by 2030

The New York Public Service Commission (PSC), as the first step in transforming the state’s energy sector, set a target…

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Nevada Is Proposing to Add Over a Gigawatt of New Renewable Resources

Nevada is looking to double its power supply from solar and battery storage, which would add more than another gigawatt…

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Fossil and Nuclear Power Plant Closures Could Force Future Power Outages and Disturbances to the Grid

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) monitors and promotes power grid stability & reliability with regulatory standards and enforcement’s.…

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