Generation and Renewables

Revolutionizing the power grid with the incorporation of distributed energy resources, including solar, wind and other renewables.

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Utility Business

PJM Files Changes to Capacity Market To Promote Reliability

Oct. 18, 2023
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposal responds to resource adequacy needs of evolving grid.
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Renewables

Biden-Harris Administration Announces US$28 Mn to Advance and Deploy Hydropower Technology

Oct. 28, 2022
Bipartisan infrastructure law funding will grow the hydropower industry, create jobs, and engage key stakeholder voices.
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Renewables

Arizona Electric Utilities Voluntarily Commit to 100% Clean Energy

Feb. 2, 2022
The announcements from Arizona’s electric utilities reflect a dramatic change in the philosophical and economic views toward the adoption of clean energy technologies and the ...
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Hydrogen
Generation and Renewables

Southern Company Joins Hydrogen Council

Jan. 27, 2022
The Council believes hydrogen will play a key role in reaching global decarbonization goals by helping to diversify energy sources, foster business and technological innovation...
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Overhead Transmission

The Future of Grid Infrastructure Development, Drought and Other Energy Currents

Jan. 21, 2022
As we stand at the precipice of a new year, there are a troika of challenging issues facing WAPA and the West: weather, markets, and infrastructure investments.
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Overhead Transmission

British Columbia Announces New Actions to Build Out Electricity System Over Next 10 Years

Jan. 22, 2024
At the B.C. Natural Resources Forum in Prince George, Premier Eby announced a $36-billion investment for community and regional infrastructure projects that will deliver clean...
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Generation and Renewables

Ontario Company Assesses Feasibility Of Small Modular Reactors For Alberta Grid

Jan. 18, 2024
Ontario Power Generation is building North America’s fleet of SMRs at its Darlington New Nuclear site in Ontario.
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Overhead Transmission

Xcel Energy To Build Minnesota Energy Connection Transmission Line; Retires Coal Unit At Sherco In Minnesota

Jan. 9, 2024
The transmission line will link about 2,000 MW of low-cost wind and solar resources in southwest Minnesota to the grid.
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Generation and Renewables

PJM’s Interconnection Process To Clear 300 New Generation Projects In 2024

Jan. 8, 2024
PJM’s new interconnection process aims for more than 260,000 MW of mostly renewable projects to be studied over the next three years.