TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION WORLD: DOE ANNOUNCES $25 MILLION FOR INTEGRATION OF …
With the Grid Modernization Initiative, the Department of Energy will use millions of dollars to help software developers, solar companies, and utilities accelerate the integration of solar energy into the grid.
HOUSTON CHRONICLE: ELECTRICITY BUSINESS UNDERGOING QUIET REVOLUTION
The word from utility executives at IHSEnergy CERAWeek in Houston last month was that the biggest energy revolution over the next 20 years won’t be in oil and natural gas, but in how we generate, distribute, and consume electricity.
WIRES: TRANSMISSION INVESTMENT DELIVERS BILLIONS IN NET BENEFITS
A study by Southwest Power Pool analyzes the value provided by 348 electric transmission upgrades and construction totaling almost $3.4 billion of capital investment over two years. Read the study.
ASSOCIATED PRESS: AFTER SANDY UPGRADES, POWER STAYS ON DURING BLIZZARD TAGS: NEW…
The Associated Press details how upgrades made in energy infrastructure after Hurricane Sandy hit in 2012 helped keep the lights on during the great blizzard of 2016. Almost 24 million people throughout the Northeast saw more than 20 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service.
TRANSMISSION RHETORIC VS. REALITY
A brief overview of the top issues that affect our nation’s ability to build a viable electric grid.