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The POWER Interview: Microgrids Open New Business Models
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Microgrids offer an “all of the above” approach to distributed generation, incorporating a variety of technologies into their design. As microgrids continue to evolve, incorporating renewable power resources, fuel cells,…


Using Data Analytics to Support Asset Management and Optimization
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In the competitive power market that exists today, utilities must utilize data to optimize their assets. With proper analysis, individual units, as well as fleets of plants, can balance operating…


Lessons From New Jersey on Power Grid Protection

After Superstorm Sandy pummeled the great State of New Jersey in 2012, more than two million households were without power, many for close to two weeks. A silver lining is…


The Importance of a Resilient Power System [PODCAST]
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It’s hurricane season in the U.S., which runs from June 1 through the end of November, and there have already been three named storms. The most recent was Tropical Storm…


Despite COVID-19, ERCOT Expects Record Summer Demand; Retired Coal Plant May Resume Service

Despite uncertainties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) again expects to shatter its peak demand record this summer. Factoring in changes to its generation…