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Why California Is Scrambling to Meet Summer Demand

At the urging of the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) and the California Energy Commission (CEC), on July 1, the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) announced its intent to procure…


DOE Announces Up to $8.25 Billion in Loans to Enhance Electrical Transmission Nationwide
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 27, 2021) — In support of the Biden Administration’s commitment to modernize the nation’s power grid and infrastructure and deliver 100% clean energy to businesses and homeowners…


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.,…