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Category: Electric Utility


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utility of the Year: Southern California Edison

December 4, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

California, the Golden State, is also the golden child of the renewable energy and climate change revolution. The state carved out ambitious renewables and climate goals in the past decade, and set in motion proceedings aimed at accommodating the growing […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

What ‘Resilience’ Means in a Clean Energy Future

November 29, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

“Resilience” may be the hottest trending topic in the electricity sector today. The Department of Energy’s recent report on the impact of coal and nuclear power plant retirements, and subsequent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) that seeks to subsidize those […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

CPUC: California utilities could hit 50% renewables by 2020

November 15, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Its been 15 years since California regulators directed utilities to include renewables into their energy mix, and in that time, much progress has been made. The state is now targeting 50% renewable power by 2030 and could reach that much […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Rhode Island lays out strategy for grid modernization

November 10, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Rhode Island is just kicking off a grid modernization effort, and the Phase One report concludes that the falling cost of renewables and development of new technologies has given the state “the opportunity to permanently change how the electric system […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Getting on top of the next wave in energy storage: The utility-integrated era

November 9, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Why is energy storage so important to managing ever-growing levels of distributed energy resources? Energy storage is a superset asset – no resource has more flexibility to serve as generation or load and to produce or absorb both real and […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utilities See ‘Robust’ Spending on Grid Upgrades to Prepare for Distributed Resources

November 6, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

The uptake of new resources has changed the game for grid investments, according to a new report. Utilities cut way back on infrastructure investments in the 1990s, delaying tens of billions of dollars in upgrades. Those investments started to pick […]


Electric Utility, Others, Public Utilities, Social Services

Customer-led, data-driven approach to outage communications key to a successful Digital Utility Transformation effort

November 3, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

The utilities industry is facing a trifecta of challenges: a global rise in storm intensity, a dramatic increase in customer expectations and a significant surge in technology advancements. This year’s hurricane season has been brutal, with Harvey, Irma, Maria and […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

The top electric utility brands of 2017

October 31, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Today, Essense Partners launched its 2017 Top 40 Utility PowerBrands. This ranking of the best investor-owned electric utility brands is the result of a comprehensive investigation of over 200 measures of utility brand strength, categorized along four dimensions: brand identity, […]


Basic Services, Electric Utility, Others, Public Utilities

Utilities focus on plausibility, prevention in preparing for worst-case scenarios

October 31, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Aspike in natural disasters this year has left millions without power in the United States for varying lengths of time. And given concerns over climate change and the possibility the trend will continue, customers may be asking if their utility […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

GE Locks Down Major Grid Data Deal With Exelon’s Utilities

October 27, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

GE’s companywide earnings fell short of expectations last week, but its digital grid business keeps on growing. Descended from Thomas Edison’s electrical appliance enterprise, GE still has its fingers in a nearly unfathomable number of pies. It still leads in […]