Tag: blackouts

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

California Will Add Gas-Fired Units to Increase Power Supply

August 20, 2021

Via: PowerMag

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved licenses for gas-fired power units to help the state cope with continued electricity shortages. The move comes after Gov. Gavin Newsom earlier declared a state of emergency for California’s power grid. The state’s […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

$8 Billion Proposals Could Bring New Gas-Fired Plants to Texas

April 27, 2021

Via: PowerMag

An energy investment group told Texas regulators the company has a plan to help solve some of that state’s electricity reliability issues, proposing a plan similar to one put forth by billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy in March. Starwood […]

Emergency Services

Northeastern utilities gear up for Winter Storm Stella as thousands face blackouts

March 15, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Utilities up and down the Eastern Seaboard are prepping linemen and crews to repair damage and mitigate outages left in the wake of nor’easter Winter Storm Stella, as other states issue blizzard warnings and declare state of emergencies. At least […]