The Maryland Public Service Commission recently objected to proposed rate hikes introduced by a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rate case filed by the Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (ESNG) earlier this year.
The Commission, in conjunction with the Maryland Office of People’s Coun... Read More »
Duke Energy Florida recently filed a revised settlement agreement with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC), which includes approximately $6 billion in investments in solar energy, smart meters, grid modernization initiatives, grid resilience projects, and optional billing programs over the ... Read More »
Ameren Missouri recently installed smart grid technology, including "IntelliRupters" that can quickly
identify and isolate a service issue, in St. Francois County in an effort to increase reliability and to
modernize its infrastructure.
The IntelliRupters sense the condition of the electric ... Read More »
GE recently signed an agreement to provide and install 87 GE 1.7-103 wind turbines for a 150-megawatt (MW) project in Jhimpir, Pakistan as well provide operations and maintenance services for 10 years.
GE signed the contract with Tricon Boston Consulting Private Limited (TBCPL), a Special Purpos... Read More »
The processing capacity in the Appalachian region plays a key role in increasing the production of natural
gas and natural gas plant liquids (NGPL), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a recent report.
Processing capacity in the region has grown considerably over the last ... Read More »
Georgia Power announced this week that it began the process of dewatering its ash ponds, bringing the company closer to the permanent closure of the 29 ash ponds at 11 active and retired power generation sites across Georgia.
The dewatering process involves treating the removed water so that it ... Read More »
As Hurricane Harvey continues to affect a large area of the Texas Gulf region, a number of electric cooperative crews have been actively assessing the storm’s damage and rebuilding destroyed systems in
order to restore power to area residents.
The Sinton, Texas-based San Patricio Electric Co... Read More »
Duke Energy Carolinas put forward a plan last week that calls for a 16.7 percent electricity rate hike for Charlotte, North Carolina-area residents as part of a reported move to modernize power plants and generate cleaner electricity.
"Through smart investments in cleaner energy plants and renewa... Read More »
Electric cooperatives are ready for the changes happening in the electric grid, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) recently said in response to the grid study conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry ordered the study to examine the ... Read More »
Increased production of crude oil and natural gas is being seen in Texas and Oklahoma's Anadarko Region, which was recently added to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Drilling Productivity Report (DPR).
The region, which covers a large part of western Oklahoma and the northeas... Read More »