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power demand


Can the Power Grid Handle More EVs?

Only about 1% of the 250 million cars, SUVs, and light-duty trucks on American roads are electric vehicles (EVs). But that’s about to change. While it’s difficult to estimate future…


Vermont and ISO-New England Provide an Interesting Renewable Energy Transition Case Study

Vermont doesn’t get a lot of attention outside of Bernie Sanders, but the state’s power system is worth taking a look at as it has undergone a notable shift toward…


EY Research Highlights New Opportunities for Utilities

Demand for electricity from the residential sector rose during the first several months of the global coronavirus pandemic, as workers stayed home and students studied remotely. Researchers, using data from…


NERC: Summer 2020 Reliability Rife With Unknowns
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Despite COVID-19’s impact on power demand, disrupted pre-season generation preparation, and an expected highly active hurricane and wildfire season, industry appears well-positioned to meet peak demand this summer under anticipated…


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…