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#Turbines are in operation at the #Oklahoma wind – solar – storage hybrid facility at the #Skeleton_Creek

Turbines are in operation at the Oklahoma wind-solar-storage hybrid facility at the Skeleton Creek In December, NextEra Energy Resources announced the efficient completion and operation of the wind turbines situated at the Skeleton Creek, a hybrid renewable energy facility that the firm is constructing in Oklahoma, United States. The venture will integrate the built 250 … Continue reading #Turbines are in operation at the #Oklahoma wind – solar – storage hybrid facility at the #Skeleton_Creek

#Oklahoma is making trials for its renewable energy potential

Oklahoma is making trials for its renewable energy potential The Rush Springs Energy Storage Facility in Oklahoma is conducting trials for NextEra Energy’s renewable energy. The facility is hosting nine structures that will be pairing with the grid for more tests. The structures contain numerous batteries capable of running a laptop. Those batteries give NextEra’s … Continue reading #Oklahoma is making trials for its renewable energy potential

#CNPPID formally agrees to merger study with #DPPD

CNPPID formally agrees to merger study with DPPD (HOLDREGE, Neb.) – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors approved a motion at Monday’s monthly meeting to enter into a joint study with the Dawson County Public Power District to evaluate the potential benefits consolidating the two entities. The study will be … Continue reading #CNPPID formally agrees to merger study with #DPPD

#Orsted Completes #Plum_Creek Wind Project on Schedule

Orsted Completes Plum Creek Wind Project on Schedule Ørsted has completed a 230 MW wind farm in Nebraska’s Wayne County. Plum Creek consists of 82 wind turbines and represents Ørsted’s first operational project in Nebraska, further adding to the regional diversity of the portfolio. Even amidst global challenges, the project was completed on schedule and … Continue reading #Orsted Completes #Plum_Creek Wind Project on Schedule

With FERC tariff filing, Southwest Power Pool moves closer to Western imbalance market launch

With FERC tariff filing, Southwest Power Pool moves closer to Western imbalance market launch It isn’t clear exactly how much money SPP’s imbalance market will save participating utilities, but officials say there will be savings generated from aligning generation and load more efficiently. “Having a single market administrator will help balancing authorities with dispatch optimization,” … Continue reading With FERC tariff filing, Southwest Power Pool moves closer to Western imbalance market launch

Grid operators cancel travel, shift to remote meetings, as industry preps for broad #coronavirus absenteeism

Grid operators cancel travel, shift to remote meetings, as industry preps for broad coronavirus absenteeism Independent System Operators (ISO) and Regional Transmission Organizations (RTO) responsible for operating the nation’s electric grid are working to limit the spread of the coronavirus, as EEI signaled companies need to prepare to continue delivering electricity with a smaller workforce. … Continue reading Grid operators cancel travel, shift to remote meetings, as industry preps for broad #coronavirus absenteeism

FERC rejects SPP ‘s request to eliminate transmission revenue credits

FERC rejects SPP’s request to eliminate transmission revenue credits Houston — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rejected a Southwest Power Pool request for revisions to its Open Access Transmission Tariff that would eliminate transmission revenue credits, a move than came out of the grid operator’s Holistic Integrated Tariff Team. More than a year’s worth of … Continue reading FERC rejects SPP ‘s request to eliminate transmission revenue credits

#Louisiana ‘s nuclear power plants cleared for operation into 2040s

Louisiana’s nuclear power plants cleared for operation into 2040s Both of Louisiana’s nuclear power plants have been federally relicensed to operate into the 2040s, Entergy announced Monday. The company operates the River Bend facility in St. Francisville and Waterford 3 in Killona. Each was originally licensed in 1985. Entergy also owns the Grand Gulf plant … Continue reading #Louisiana ‘s nuclear power plants cleared for operation into 2040s