C&I Energy Users in CA, New England Face Potential Shortages this Summer

C&I Energy Users in CA, New England Face Potential Shortages this Summer

Commercial and industrial energy users in California and New England face the potential of reduced power reliability this summer if temperatures remain hot. Natural gas supplies could be tight due to a gas leak in Southern California’s Aliso Canyon, according to Utility Dive. Reliability could … Read more…

Organizations Expect the Ability to Operate Off the Grid in 10 Years, Survey Shows

Organizations Expect the Ability to Operate Off the Grid in 10 Years, Survey Shows

Investments in energy efficiency will increase globally in 2017, according to a new Johnson Controls survey of energy and facility management executives. The survey indicated that spending on energy management will increase based on 1,243 respondents across India, China, Brazil, the US and Germany. Over half of organizations … Read more…

Microgrid Use on the Rise with Military and Beyond

Microgrid Use on the Rise with Military and Beyond

The use of a microgrid system could help the US military stay operational in the case of an attack on America’s main electricity grid. The findings were published in a paper by Michigan Technological University engineering and energy policy experts, who say going off-grid — by … Read more…

Total Eclipse to Challenge a US Grid Increasingly Reliant on Solar Power

Total Eclipse to Challenge a US Grid Increasingly Reliant on Solar Power

On August 21, the first total solar eclipse to darken U.S. skies since 1979 will force utilities from Oregon through South Carolina to rely on contingency plans for an electric grid increasingly powered by the sun, according to a report this week by the Financial Times.

Anniston Army Depot Unveils 90 Acres of Solar Panels

Anniston Army Depot Unveils 90 Acres of Solar Panels

Officials unveiled 90 acres of solar panels at the Anniston Army Depot (ANAD) in Eastaboga, Alabama on April 24. Paid for and owned by Alabama Power, the $25 million project represents the first phase in the U.S. Army’s plan to make the depot more energy efficient and independent, according to a report by The Anniston Star.

Researchers: Power-to-Gas Storage Out-Performs Lithium-Ion Batteries

Researchers: Power-to-Gas Storage Out-Performs Lithium-Ion Batteries

Preliminary findings of research on power-to-gas storage conducted at the University of California, Irvine and funded by SoCalGas show that the technology conceivably could be used to stockpile substantial amounts of renewable energy, the academics reported on March 30. In fact, they believe it out-performs lithium-ion battery storage.

Granite State Power Link Could Reduce New England Energy Costs by $1B Over 10 Years

Granite State Power Link Could Reduce New England Energy Costs by $1B Over 10 Years

proposed transmission project in New England could decrease energy costs across the region by $1.1 billion over its first 10 years of operation – and would not be paid for by utility customers, according to a March 28 report by Vermont Business Magazine.

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