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Energy storage


Energy Northwest Study Makes a Case for SMRs in Future Power Mix

Deep decarbonization of the U.S. Northwest can be achieved at “manageable” costs by 2045, but only if utility agency Energy Northwest secures zero-emitting firm capacity, such as by relicensing Columbia…


Energy Storage—Operational Versatility Causes a Regulatory Identity Crisis

The next decade could belong to energy storage. Project development costs are dropping. Enhanced state and corporate focus on climate-related issues is producing more opportunities for renewable generation and for…


The POWER Interview: Benefits of a Smarter Grid
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The smart grid is transforming the way utilities communicate with their customers. Smart grid technology, including control systems and automation that help new technologies work together, supports a power grid…


2020 – A New Energy Era Begins, and Storage is Key

This last year of the decade proved to be a pivotal year for energy storage technology, as major developments underscored why it is so vital for energy markets. Events such…


Transformative Coal Power Technologies Take Shape

The coal power industry acknowledges that to play a stable role in future power markets, it needs to modernize, and perhaps even overhaul its long-held status as a “conventional generator.”…