Archive: Commentary

The POWER Podcast

The POWER Podcast Archive: How a Major Resort Owner Manages Its Power https://www.powermag.com/how-a-major-resort-owner-manages-its-power-podcast/ An Inside Look at a State-of-the-Art Training Facility https://www.powermag.com/an-inside-look-at-a-state-of-the-art-training-facility-podcast/ FERC and Cybersecurity: It’s Complicated https://www.powermag.com/ferc-and-cybersecurity-its-complicated-podcast/ Prepare for More Distributed Energy Resources https://www.powermag.com/prepare-for-more-distributed-energy-resources-podcast/ Community Solar Power Offers the ‘Best of Both Worlds’ https://www.powermag.com/community-solar-power-offers-the-best-of-both-worlds-podcast/ Insider Bullish on Renewable Energy Industry https://www.powermag.com/insider-bullish-on-renewable-energy-industry-podcast/ Power Plant Control […]

Should a Power Company Be Held Responsible for Wildfires?

If you’ve been following the news, you know that Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection because it is facing tens of billions of dollars in liability for

Energy-Efficiency Programs Benefit Us All

Utility-sponsored energy-efficiency programs have always seemed like a contradiction to me. Obviously, power companies make money by selling electricity, so encouraging customers to install energy-efficient

Insider Bullish on Renewable Energy Industry [PODCAST]

Izzet Bensusan, managing partner and founder of Captona, a North American-focused investment company that specializes in power generation and energy infrastructure, was a guest on The POWER Podcast. He is very bullish on the renewable energy industry for a variety of reasons. For instance, Bensusan said renewable energy is growing at more than 20% around […]

How Digital Technology Is Changing Power Plants

Digital technology is everywhere today including in most power plants. Computer hardware and software are changing the way plants are operated and maintained. Many technology experts will tell you that

Courts Back State Flexibility on Choice of Generation

Power regulation in the U.S. is split between the federal and state levels, with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) having jurisdiction over the wholesale sales of electricity and the states