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5 Questions Utilities Should Ask Themselves

5 Questions Utilities Should Ask Themselves As more customers move toward adopting distributed generation, the debate centers around who should bear the cost of maintaining central generation, transmission and distribution John Chevrette, Ed Walsh | Sep 11, 2018 The energy ecosystem is changing, reshaped by the emergence of distributed clean energy, increased competition from new … Continue reading 5 Questions Utilities Should Ask Themselves

Two Ways Energy Storage Will Be A True Market Disruptor In The U.S. Power Sector

Two Ways Energy Storage Will Be A True Market Disruptor In The U.S. Power Sector The term “market disruptor” is seemingly thrown around for every new technology with promise, but it will be quite prescient when it comes to energy storage and U.S. power markets. New U.S. energy storage projects make solar power competitive against … Continue reading Two Ways Energy Storage Will Be A True Market Disruptor In The U.S. Power Sector

Skeptic Geologist Warns: Permian’s Best Years Are Behind Us

Skeptic Geologist Warns: Permian’s Best Years Are Behind Us Geologist Arthur Berman, who has been skeptical about the shale boom, warned on Thursday that the Permian’s best years are gone and that the most productive U.S. shale play has just seven years of proven oil reserves left. “The best years are behind us,” Bloomberg quoted … Continue reading Skeptic Geologist Warns: Permian’s Best Years Are Behind Us

How Thin Film Batteries Work

How Thin Film Batteries Work Batteries come in many forms. These can be through different classifications, such as primary or secondary, or through the internal structure of the battery itself. Because batteries are used in so many commercial products, there are many different types and research is always being undertaken to create smaller, more efficient … Continue reading How Thin Film Batteries Work

States Are Breathing New Air Into Nuclear Energy To Preserve Jobs And Environment

States Are Breathing New Air Into Nuclear Energy To Preserve Jobs And Environment The New Jersey state legislature’s vote to pass legislation to preserve its nuclear fleet is pivotal — a move that doesn’t allow short term prices to dictate the long-term fate of a generation source that is both clean and has years to … Continue reading States Are Breathing New Air Into Nuclear Energy To Preserve Jobs And Environment

Power grid operator bashes utility’s plea for Rick Perry to save coal, nuclear plants

Power grid operator bashes utility’s plea for Rick Perry to save coal, nuclear plants The grid operator that run’s America’s largest power market denounced a request from utility First Energy Thursday for an emergency order to save nuclear and coal power plants across the Midwest. “This is not an issue of reliability,” PJM Interconnection said. … Continue reading Power grid operator bashes utility’s plea for Rick Perry to save coal, nuclear plants