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What California’s heat wave revealed about demand response

What California’s heat wave revealed about demand response Demand response delivered for the state but did compensation compensate? In California’s recent record-breaking heat, a major provider of demand response to the state’s wholesale market learned why the system operator is about to change the compensation rules. The tricky thing about demand response (DR) compensation is … Continue reading What California’s heat wave revealed about demand response

#NV_Energy pushes back on complaints of rushed rate hike for 500,000 customers amid concerns from state consumer advocate

NV Energy pushes back on complaints of rushed rate hike for 500,000 customers amid concerns from state consumer advocate Update Sept. 21: Ruling against NV Energy, Nevada utility regulators have ordered another consumer session after the electric company quietly revised a general rate application to raise electric rates for more than half a million customers. … Continue reading #NV_Energy pushes back on complaints of rushed rate hike for 500,000 customers amid concerns from state consumer advocate

A $10 Billion Renewable Energy Startup Just Unveiled Their Largest Onshore Wind Turbine

A $10 Billion Renewable Energy Startup Just Unveiled Their Largest Onshore Wind Turbine $10 billion dollar startup GE Renewable Energy has just unveiled a massive new onshore wind turbine designed for low and medium wind sites. It’s the company’s largest onshore turbine to date and can power up to 5,000 homes. BIGGER AND BETTER $10 … Continue reading A $10 Billion Renewable Energy Startup Just Unveiled Their Largest Onshore Wind Turbine

Some question decision to keep Texas nuclear plant open during Harvey

Some question decision to keep Texas nuclear plant open during Harvey MATAGORDA COUNTY — Days before Hurricane Harvey made landfall, workers at the South Texas Project nuclear power plant ensured the backup generators had fuel in case the power went out. They obtained enough food and supplies to board the 250-person storm crew for three … Continue reading Some question decision to keep Texas nuclear plant open during Harvey