By 2020, an Estimated 150 Gigawatts of Fossil Plants Will Be Retired Since 2010

According to PacifiCorp, fossil power plants cost more to operate than to shutdown and replace. Even though the White House…

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DER and Energy Storage To Take Precedence Over Energy Efficiency & Demand Response

According to new research from the Association of Energy Services Professionals, DER and Energy Storage will become the forefront for…

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California Utilities to Use LiDAR Drones to Prevent Future Wildfires

Utilities in California are using Drones with LiDAR sensors to help evaluate thousands of poles and power lines to determine…

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Energy Storage Market in USA is Expected to Reach 3.9 GW or $4.5B by 2023!

The US energy storage market is expected to reach 3.9 GW or  $4.5B by 2023! Research analysis provided by Wood…

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Benefits of the New Digital Substation

As many utilities migrate from an analog world of protection, controls, monitoring and communications towards an all digital substation provides enormous…

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A Good Article On CIGRE Recently Published in T&D World

Looking forward to the growth and improvements at CIGRE!

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Dominion Energy Sweetens the Deal for SCANA

Dominion Energy has sweetened the deal for acquiring SCE&G / SCANA. Dominion is offering existing SCANA customers a 15% rate…

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Will the Distribution Grid Become the Next Sector to be Deregulated?

Some distribution utilities are planning ahead in case it becomes the next sector to face deregulation. 3phaseassociates.com  

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TVA Is Considering Closing More Fossil Plants

TVA is looking to close more fossil plants in TN and KY: at Bull Run FP and Paradise FP. TVA’s vision…

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Transmission Investments in the US Soars!

Investments in the transmission power grid for utilities in the US nearly exceeded $21 Billion in 2016 and continue to…

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North Carolina Utilities Commission Approves the Dominion Energy – SCANA/SCE&G Merger!

This combination will provide the larger utility with nearly 94,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines, 6.5 million regulated customers…

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AEP to spend $33 Billion in T&D Upgrades with Renewable Generation Included

AEP will be investing $33 billion in capital expenditures over the next 5 years on T&D Upgrades and Renewable Generation…

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Will MLGW Trade Cost for Reliability in leaving TVA?

TVA CEO, Bill Johnson, explains that MLGW is performing “the riskiest decision the city-owned utility could do.”

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DOE Exercises Electrical Grid’s Resiliency Against Cyberattacks

Beginning on Nov. 1, the U.S. Department of Energy will run the Liberty Eclipse exercise to test the electrical grid‘s…

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Stuxnet, Mirai, WannaCry found on ICS USB drives

BEWARE! Stuxnet, Mirai, WannaCry have been found on ICS USB drives! https://www.zdnet.com/article/almost-half-of-usb-drives-in-industrial-settings-pose-severe-security-risk/

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