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electricity


All Fuels Are Important, but Thermal Power Generation Is Still Number 1

COMMENTARY Throughout my career—and also POWER magazine’s long history—thermal power generation has been the greatest source of dispatchable electricity generation. In my view, policymakers have run a very good and…


Texas PUC Chair Resigns as Outage Probe Continues

The chairwoman of the Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Texas has resigned, stepping down after the state's lieutenant governor earlier on March 1 called for her resignation, along with that…


Dirty Electricity, but Not the Kind You Think
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When most people hear the term “dirty electricity,” they probably think of power generated from sources considered more-polluting, such as coal, natural gas, or other fossil fuels. However, Satic Inc.,…


Smart Energy Communities Can Make Our Grid More Human-Centric

I’ve always been drawn to the swarm ship design concept in science fiction. The idea is that what initially looks like one massive spaceship is actually a cluster of really…


Utilities Challenged by Shortfall From Unpaid Bills

As many as 179 million Americans are at risk of losing utility services as the country heads toward winter, and electric and gas utility companies are looking at $24.3 billion…