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COVID-19 Makes for an Interesting Summer Peak Season
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It’s peak season for the U.S. power industry. While actual dates may vary from one utility to another, generally the summer peak period spans from Memorial Day (May 25 this…


NERC Moves to Defer Reliability Standards, Provide COVID-19 Flexibility

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to delay the implementation of seven reliability standards that relate to cybersecurity, training, disturbance monitoring…


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 Future Direction of Respiratory Protection
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An estimated 5 million U.S. workers wear respirators. Employers are required to provide National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)-certified respirators using a written respiratory protection program enforced by…


Energy Storage Resources: A Year in Review

COMMENTARY From both a regulatory and development perspective, 2018 was a significant year for the expansion of energy storage resources (ESRs). From a significant ruling of the Federal Energy Regulatory…