Utility Generation

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April 23, 2013

The Energy Department has recognized the nation’s first commercial enhanced geothermal system (EGS) project to supply electricity to the grid.

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April 17, 2013

As part of its commitment to developing an effective strategy for the safe and secure storage and management of used nuclear fuel, the Energy Department has announced a new dry storage research and development project led by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).

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April 17, 2013

The Solar Electric Power Association announced yesterday that Public Service Electric and Gas Co. ranks third among U.S. utilities for the amount of solar capacity added within its electric service area in 2012. 

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April 15, 2013

For the second year in a row, Target Rock put together a Sustainable Utility Leaders Index (SULI), which is a stock index that helps guide sustainable and socially responsible investment decisions. Twenty-four utilities made the cut out of 150 publicly traded U.S.-based utilities that were scored.

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April 9, 2013

Wind power is gaining speed. The California Independent System Operator Corporation reports a new record was set when turbines spinning within the ISO power grid combined to produce a new record of 4,196 MW at 6:44 p.m. on Sunday.

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April 9, 2013

REC, a European supplier of solar panels, cut the ribbon on a brand new 1.7 MW solar power plant in Yonago, Tottori, Japan in a ceremony on March 27, 2013.

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April 8, 2013

As the world waits to see what happens with North Korea this week, I began to wonder about the security of the power system around the world.

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March 26, 2013

Legislation appears to be a big driver behind the use of renewables. When will that trend end?

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March 25, 2013

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.