Tag: efficiency

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Utilities and Industry Continue Learnings Around Benefits of Heat Rate Improvement

January 3, 2022

Via: PowerMag

As the power industry moves toward net-zero carbon emission goals, heat rate improvement will continue to play a vital role. Heat rate improvements in a power plant improve air emissions and contribute to the overall reliability and life of the […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Future-Proofing Gas Generation for the Coming Carbon-Free World

July 20, 2020

Via: PowerMag

Is gas generation quickly going down the same path as coal? Will gas power generation built today be abandoned in 30 years? How can you be serious about climate change and still build gas power generation? As governments, utilities, and […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

Why Spending More Time at Home Could Help Save the Planet

February 16, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

If you’re worried about climate change, you might be better off staying at home rather than rushing out to do something about it, research suggests. A study due for publication next month concludes Americans may have reduced national energy demand […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Enhancing customer engagement: A utility roadmap for the Amazon era

December 21, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Forward-thinking companies, like Amazon and Apple, are changing what customers expect from their service providers, including utilities. As a direct result, consumers are increasingly interested in alternative energy choices that give them greater control, comfort and convenience. Increasingly, consumers expect […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Strategies for Small Hydro Upgrades

March 27, 2017

Via: PowerMag

Small hydropower is getting big. Around the world, even as traditional giant projects continue to get built—especially in developing countries—more and more attention is being directed toward the possibilities of smaller systems. The driving forces have been concern about the […]

Electric Utility

Oregon utility targets energy efficiency, demand response

November 18, 2016

Via: Utility Dive

Portland General Electric has filed its 2016 Integrated Resource Plan with the Oregon Public Utility Commission, outlining a strategy that focuses on energy efficiency and customer-side demand response, in the next four years, while also leaning on natural gas to […]