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Verdant Power Progresses toward an Autumn Installation of Tidal Energy Turbines in New York City’s East River

New York, N.Y. (August 6, 2020)  — The marine renewable energy (MRE) technology developer, Verdant Power, has successfully taken additional steps toward the installation of an array of its three,…


Indian Point Unit 2 Will Shut Down April 30

One of the two remaining operating reactors at the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, New York, will close for good on April 30, shutting down early as part of…


NYISO Workers Now Living at Grid Control Centers

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), one of the nation's nine regional transmission organizations (RTOs) that operate the power grid, now has some of its staff living at two…


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…


COVID-19 and the Electric Grid: Load Shifts as New Yorkers Respond to Crisis

As nearly 20 million New Yorkers adjust their lives in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the changing patterns of behavior are reducing and shifting electricity consumption, according to the New…