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GridLiance and Blackstone Announce the Formation of a New Electric Transmission Company

GridLiance and Blackstone Announce the Formation of a New Electric Transmission Company ANSAS CITY, Mo. & CHICAGO & NEW YORK, Mar 31, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — GridLiance GP, LLC (“GridLiance” or “the Company”) and Blackstone Energy Partners, an affiliate of The Blackstone Group L.P. BX, +0.23% today announced the formation of GridLiance, the nation’s first … Continue reading GridLiance and Blackstone Announce the Formation of a New Electric Transmission Company

#GE to auction transmission capacity from #Linden variable frequency transformer smart grid project

GE to auction transmission capacity from Linden variable frequency transformer smart grid project GE Energy Financial Services plans to auction 315 MW of bi-directional electricity transfer capacity across its Linden Variable Frequency Transformer smart grid project. This project uses GE technology to enable simple and controlled transmission path between electrical grids. The auction will be … Continue reading #GE to auction transmission capacity from #Linden variable frequency transformer smart grid project

FERC Accepts SPP, SERTP Order No. 1000 Interregional Filings, Affirms ISO-NE Order

FERC Accepts SPP, SERTP Order No. 1000 Interregional Filings, Affirms ISO-NE Order The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has continued the implementation of Order No. 1000 by accepting interregional filings by Southwest Power Pool Inc. (SPP) and utilities in the Southeastern Regional Transmission Planning Process (SERTP) region. In a separate order, FERC largely affirmed its … Continue reading FERC Accepts SPP, SERTP Order No. 1000 Interregional Filings, Affirms ISO-NE Order

Coolwater Lugo Transmission Project on hold

Coolwater Lugo Transmission Project on hold A major Southern California Edison infrastructure project in the design phase with the California Public Utilities Commission has been put on hold, officials say. The Coolwater-Lugo Transmission Project that would carry electricity from the Yermo area through Lucerne Valley to the existing Lugo Substation in south Hesperia is being … Continue reading Coolwater Lugo Transmission Project on hold

Reforms, infrastructure aided better power, gas market performance this winter: US FERC

Reforms, infrastructure aided better power, gas market performance this winter: US FERC Regulatory reforms, improved infrastructure and other efforts have contributed to generally lower power and natural gas prices in the US this winter, federal regulators said Thursday, a stark comparison to the price spikes and operational challenges seen last winter. “Across the RTOs and … Continue reading Reforms, infrastructure aided better power, gas market performance this winter: US FERC

FERC Accepts Order No. 1000 Interregional Filings by SPP, MISO

February 24, 2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) accepted Order No. 1000 interregional filings by Southwest Power Pool Inc. (SPP) and Midcontinent Independent System Operator Inc. (MISO). The two regions agreed on many revisions to their joint operating agreement (JOA) related to transmission coordination but disagreed on certain cost allocation methods that must be … Continue reading FERC Accepts Order No. 1000 Interregional Filings by SPP, MISO

PSEG Continues to Count on its Utility to Power Profits, Says Earnings Call

TOM JOHNSON | FEBRUARY 23, 2015 New transmission projects or upgrades to existing infrastructure lead investments being made by company Public Service Enterprise Group is continuing to rely on its gas and electric utility to drive its profits, with its work on transmission lines accounting for a big share of that money. Read full article … Continue reading PSEG Continues to Count on its Utility to Power Profits, Says Earnings Call