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This blog is a follow-up to the FERC Order dated August 17, 2020, in Docket No.
FERC Seeking Comments on Risks to Bulk Electric Systems from Use of Equipment Provided or Produced by Entities Identified as Risk to National Security
In Docket No. RM20-19, FERC initiated a Notice of Investigation by which it is seeking comments on the potential risks to the bulk electric system posed by the use of equipment and services produced or provided by certain entities identified as..
Hydro power has the potential to help utilities and jurisdictions meet clean energy goals. Yet, hydro power transmission projects are being met with challenges from those who say they negatively impact the land and don't bring promised benefits.
Podcast / Audio - Transmission Professionals Group - Sep 17, 2020
The Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) delivers federal hydropower to more than 40 million Americans every year. In this episode of Grid Talk, host Marty Rosenberg talks with Mark Gabriel who is the CEO and Administrator for WAPA. Mr...
After failing to get a referendum on the New England Clean Energy Connect project put before Maine voters this November, the project's opponents are trying to get a referendum on it on the ballot in November 2021.
The New England transmission owners (NETOs) have had four challenges since 2011 to the base ROE. The first case was decided by FERC in 2014. The decision was challenged in the DC Court of Appeals, which in 2017 vacated the FERC decision. FERC..
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Sep 24, 2020
National Grid Ventures, the commercial development arm of National Grid plc, and Dutch Transmission System Operator TenneT have announced a cooperation agreement to explore the feasibility of connecting Dutch and British wind...
Sep 24, 2020
PRINCETON - The Gibson County Council and Gibson County Commissioners met jointly in a special public meeting Tuesday to learn more about a proposed solar farm project near Francisco. The 200 megawatt solar project proposed...
Sep 23, 2020
More than Two-thirds of Americans Indicate Willingness to Give or Donate Part of their Income in Support of the Fight Against Climate Change
NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study of American consumers' attitudes toward climate change finds that more than two-thirds of respondents (70%) indicate their willingness to give or donate a percentage of...
Sep 23, 2020
Though much of the electric-power industry has begun paying close attention to the importance of load shifting and demand response in recent years, Central Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. (CEPCI), has been focused on their...
Sep 22, 2020
Sep 18, 2020
Rystad Energy - Size matters in offshore wind, why costlier 14 MW turbines actually reduce the large-scale farm bill
Siemens Gamesa's massive 14-megawatt (MW) wind turbine is set to become commercially available from the mid-2020s, furthering the industry's push for larger and more efficient facilities. A Rystad Energy analysis shows that...
Sep 17, 2020
Jan De Nul Group installed the first offshore wind turbine for the 109.2 MW Taiwan Power Company Offshore Windfarm Phase 1 Project – Demonstration. Jan De Nul’s Offshore Jack-Up Installation Vessel Taillevent successfully...