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POWER Podcasts


Leveling the Market Playing Field for Hybrid Power Plants

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent agency that, among other things, regulates the interstate transmission of electricity. Its ultimate mission is to “Assist consumers in obtaining economically…



Solar Power Helps Stabilize Electricity Prices in Brazil

Brazil is blessed with a wealth of natural resources. It gets almost two-thirds of its electricity from hydropower facilities, and it also has enormous potential for wind, solar, and natural…


A Game-Changing Vision for Geothermal Energy

According to a report released in 2019 by the U.S. Department of Energy, geothermal electricity generation could increase more than 26-fold by 2050—reaching 60 GW of installed capacity. That may…


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…


The Benefits of Flow Batteries Over Lithium Ion

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) is the most commonly talked about battery storage technology on the market these days, and for good reason. Li-ion batteries have a high energy density, and they are…


Looking for Carbon-Free Energy Resources? Don’t Forget Nuclear Power

As leaders around the world take steps to decarbonize energy supplies, many people have focused their attention specifically on wind and solar power. What they may fail to recognize is…