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EIA Notes Power Demand Destruction From Coronavirus
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The coronavirus pandemic is altering the power landscape, with utilities and other power generators forced to adjust for load disruptions. Power consumption is changing as commercial and industrial electricity users…


Electricity Demand Decreases Due to Coronavirus Lockdowns
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A study published by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) shows peak demand and energy use decreased as much as 21% in some areas as a result of actions taken…


FERC, NARUC Want Utility Workers Designated as ‘Essential’
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Two agencies aligned with the power generation industry, including the group representing state public service commissioners who regulate utility services, including energy, telecommunications, and water, are asking state regulators to…


Power Loads Changing as Coronavirus Impacts Energy Sector
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Power industry analysts who've spoken with POWER agree there will be an impact to power load due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the loss of much of the U.S. commercial…


McIntyre Takes Reins as New Head of FERC

Kevin McIntyre was sworn in as chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on December 7, just more than a month after his nomination to the post was approved by…