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Electric Utility, Public Utilities

As utilities scramble to manage explosive DER growth, is power grid autonomy a solution?

September 11, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

Within a decade, there may be more distributed energy resources (DER) coming onto distribution systems than any utility control room can manage. An autonomous energy grid (AEG) could optimize those high levels of DER for the benefit of power system […]


Miscellaneous

SolarEdge Shares Hit All-Time High as Europe Eclipses US in Sales

August 7, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Solar microelectronics manufacturer SolarEdge followed up record revenue last quarter with even higher sales in Q2. The Israel-based, U.S.-listed company shipped 1.3 gigawatts AC of inverters and pulled in revenues of $325 million for the quarter, up 20 percent from […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Boxed Water Partners with Creamline NYC to Reduce Plastic Waste

August 6, 2019

Via: Waste360

Boxed Water Is Better, a company that provides an alternative to plastic bottles by producing pure water in 100 percent recyclable and paper-based cartons, recently announced a new contract with New York-based Creamline. Creamline, a multiunit restaurant concept offering American […]


Miscellaneous

Dominion invests $1.1B in offshore wind, watches Northeast developments

August 5, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

Dominion has expressed the possibility of developing more than 2,000 MW of offshore wind off the Virginia coast. “I would pencil out maybe a $3,000 per kilowatt-hour installed,” Koonce said. “And if you do that, you come up with a […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

California opens $1B in efficiency funding to electrification

August 2, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

Efficiency advocates say the CPUC vote was a major shift in the state’s efforts to achieve carbon neutrality. The change “unlocks an amount of funding that has the potential to really transform the marketplace for energy efficient appliances,” Sierra Club […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Glass Recycler to Pay $1.2M Over Alleged Illegal Battery Disposal

August 1, 2019

Via: Waste360

A Sacramento, Calif., glass recycler will pay $1.2 million to settle allegations that its Sacramento facility illegally disposed of more than 500,000 pounds of discarded batteries from homes and businesses, California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced on July […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Renewable energy ownership: A game plan for utilities

May 22, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

For the past two decades, the primary investors in domestic renewable projects have been independent power producers (IPPs) — unregulated wholesale generators that sell their power to utilities, usually under long-term contracts. Yet, as the renewable energy industry matures, shifting […]


Miscellaneous

Tendril to acquire EnergySavvy, as utility customer engagement focus grows

May 7, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

Tendril’s acquisitions are allowing it to beef up its customer engagement and load monitoring capabilities at a time when both of those have captured utilities’ focus. EnergySavvy develops both customer-facing and internal systems, which Tendril will now merge with its […]


Others, Social Services

Buffett: ‘No guarantee of success’ with Haven health venture

May 7, 2019

Via: CNBC Healthcare

Warren Buffett says there’s no guarantee Haven, the joint health-care venture between Berkshire Hathaway, J.P. Morgan and Amazon, will succeed in improving the U.S. health-care system. “It is going to a long, tough pull to make major changes,” Buffett said […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utility bosses expect sharp rise in consumers going off-grid

February 12, 2019

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

Utility bosses believe that the risk of electricity consumers going off-grid and using it only as occasional backup will increase significantly in the next two years. That’s according to a new study from Accenture, in which 95 per cent of […]