More than 15,000 customers are now signed up for Dominion Virginia Power's Green Power program and are supporting renewable energy produced in this region to meet some or all of their home's energy needs.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors at its March meeting approved a pilot for the upcoming summer that will expand its options to reduce electric use during peak summer conditions when demand is high and power supplies are tight.
As part of its Third National Review of Exemplary Energy Efficiency Programs, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy recently recognized two Public Service Electric and Gas Co. energy efficiency programs for outstanding effectiveness and innovation.
The Energy Department has launched the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, a new Department initiative focused on growing American manufacturing of clean energy products and boosting U.S. competitiveness through major improvements in manufacturing energy productivity.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued its first orders on the merits of filings submitted to comply with the requirements of Order No. 1000, the Commission’s landmark July 2011 rule on electric transmission planning and cost allocation.
Economists at The Brattle Group have released an update to a 2011 report for the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) that reviews the long-term challenges to resource adequacy in Alberta's electricity market and assesses the sustainability of the energy-only market design from a resource adequacy perspective.
An independent, third-party forensic analysis commissioned by Entergy New Orleans, SMG and the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District to investigate the cause of the partial power outage during Super Bowl XLVII has confirmed that the cause of the outage was the "misoperation" of a relay device.
With the crisis unfolding at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, it is too soon to draw final conclusions. But watching the struggle to bring the site under control, we cannot help but wonder: What exactly is going on, and what lessons might be learned?
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