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Power Sector Resources for Coronavirus Pandemic Response

As part of POWER magazine’s in-depth coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, its editors are curating a list of resources that may provide actionable information helpful to anyone involved in the…


Live Updates: Power-Related Regulatory Responses to COVID-19
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Federal regulators with oversight over U.S. power matters have issued a series of actions over recent weeks to respond to the potentially devastating impact that COVID-19, the new coronavirus, could…


Energy Groups Make Plans to Deal with Coronavirus; EEI Issues Bulletin
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The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), whose membership includes all investor-owned U.S. power companies, has told its members to prepare contingency plans for their operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several…


GE Achieves Battery-Enabled Blackstart of Heavy Duty Gas Turbine

General Electric (GE) has for the first time achieved blackstart of a GE heavy-duty gas turbine using battery energy storage. The company announced on Feb. 26 it completed black start…


FERC Approves New Cybersecurity, Transmission Reliability Standards
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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Jan. 23 approved two new reliability standards related to transmission system planning performance and cybersecurity. However, it also proposed to retire 74 reliability…