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Open-Source Technology Benefits Transmission and Distribution Operators

The term “open source" is well-recognized in the technology world, but may not be as widely understood in other sectors. What open source means is that the software code is…



Texas Governor Enacts Grid Reliability Measures, Including Power Plant Weatherization, ERCOT Reforms

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law sweeping bills approved by Texas legislators that will require power generators in the state to weatherize against extreme events and revamp organizational…


ERCOT Conditions Tighten Again as Outages Mount to 32 GW

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) on April 13 urged Texans to conserve power as grid conditions tightened owing to a “a combination of high generation outages typical in…


Self-Tuning Artificial Intelligence Improves Plant Efficiency and Flexibility

Flexible plant operations are highly desirable in today’s power generation industry. Every plant owner desires increased ramp rates and the ability to operate at lower loads so their plants will…


Oil and Gas Majors Focus on Renewable Energy, Hydrogen, and Carbon Capture

Although you’d be hard-pressed to find an expert who believes oil and gas companies will abandon exploration and production operations anytime soon, several oil and gas majors are expanding their…


Understanding Energy Crises of the 1970s and Avoiding Problems Today

If you were alive and living in the U.S. during the 1970s, you probably remember waiting in long lines to fill your car with fuel. Yet, gasoline wasn’t the only…