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On Heels of $2.3B Financial Close, Vineyard Wind Joint Venture Partners Announce Restructuring

Partners developing the 800-MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm have announced they will swap assets jointly owned by their 50/50 Vineyard Wind joint venture to allow each party to…


FERC Approves New Cybersecurity, Transmission Reliability Standards
FERC-Federal-Energy-Regulatory-Commission

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Jan. 23 approved two new reliability standards related to transmission system planning performance and cybersecurity. However, it also proposed to retire 74 reliability…


Foreign companies eyeing opportunities in Japan’s offshore wind market, says GlobalData

Japan has been witnessing an upsurge in the number of companies showing interest in its fledgling offshore wind sector, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData’s research reveals…


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 lightbulbs and high-efficiency appliances seems…


Looking to the Cloud for Energy and Power Sector Security
cybersecurity

Malware-based attacks against utilities and power plants are increasing six-fold according to a recent federal report. Power plants have become an appealing target because of a lack of detection and…