Georgia Power recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of PowerTOWN, an education program aimed at providing electrical safety information to students, youth groups, emergency personnel, contractors, and adults throughout the state of Georgia.
"The PowerTOWN electrical safety program, due to enga... Read More »
PSEG Solar Source announced Thursday that it acquired a 10.6 MWs-dc facility in West Babylon, Long Island from Solar Liberty Energy Systems Inc., an investment of $20 million to $25 million.
Construction of the PSEG West Babylon Solar Center is complete, and the facility is expected to begin com... Read More »
Highland Park, New Jersey will conduct a Town Center (TC) Distributed Energy Resource (DER) microgrid feasibility study, following approval of funding by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU).
The proposed microgrid, entitled Being Resilient in Temporary Emergencies (BRITE), would con... Read More »
Nuclear power plant outages in the United States during the summer of 2017 averaged 4.6 gigawatts (GW), a 10 percent decrease from summer 2016.
June had the highest amount of outages with an average of 7.4 GW. July averaged 3.8 GW, and August averaged 2.6 GW. Nuclear outages hit their summer low... Read More »
A group of House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders recently asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to examine Department of Energy (DOE) data cells, requests for information from contractors running projects for DOE.
In their letter, the leaders asked GAO Comptroller General Gene D... Read More »
Despite an earlier decision to close the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant on Oct. 1, 2018, Entergy Corporation said on Thursday it has reversed that decision and plans to continue operations until spring 2022.
The decision was the direct result of the actions of the Michigan Public Service Commissio... Read More »
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, which left tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans without electricity, the CEO-led Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council (ESCC) recently began working in tandem with the electric power sector and a number of federal partners to prepare for a complex and lengthy power... Read More »
The Department of Energy (DOE) could move one step closer to having its leadership staffed, now that the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is considering two candidates for roles within the department.
The committee, chaired by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), is considering nominees ... Read More »
The facilitators of a study that explores what the future of Illinois’ electric grid might look like held a launch event for the study this week at the University of Illinois Forum in Chicago.
The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), Ameren Illinois, ComEd and the Electrical and Computer Engine... Read More »
New York-based energy company Consolidated Edison will continue to expand its footprint in clean energy, with plans to invest $1.25 billion in renewable energy production facilities over the next three years.
The company – which provides energy for New York City, Westchester, Orange, and Rockla... Read More »