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Interview


The POWER Interview: Ameresco’s CEO on Efficiency, Renewables, and Resilience

The present and future of power generation is and will be driven by new technologies, those designed to increase the efficient use of electricity while limiting emissions and supporting resiliency.…


The POWER Interview: How Modern Control System Technology Is Changing Power Plant Operation

Distributed control systems (DCSs) and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have been commonplace in power plants for decades, but the technology has not been stagnant. Today’s systems are beginning to incorporate…


The POWER Interview: Utilities Find Opportunities in Distributed Energy

The growth in renewable energy, along with new forms of power generation not dependent on transmission via the traditional grid, has created new business opportunities for both legacy generators and…


Understanding the Dangers of Hydrogen Sulfide Gas [PODCAST]

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas is produced as a result of the microbial breakdown of organic materials in the absence of oxygen. It can be found in tanks, vaults, voids, and…


Solar Power Is Cheap and Getting Cheaper [PODCAST]

In many locations, solar power is already the lowest-cost renewable energy alternative available. Some of the advantage stems from advancements made in manufacturing processes and economies of scale that solar…


The POWER Interview: Powering Through a Pandemic

It's an unprecedented time for power generators worldwide. Utilities, grid operators, equipment manufacturers, and others working to keep the lights on know that a reliable supply of electricity is more…