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EPRI investigating improvements for grid resilience during crises

By Billy Ludt The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) was awarded a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to improve emergency electric grid resilience. The work will investigate how to systematically and effectively manage grid-connected distributed energy resources (DER) to support critical loads during a crisis. EPRI will lead the research…

APUC approved for 600 MW of Missouri & Kansas wind

By Michelle Froese The Customer Savings Plan is expected to result in the investment of more than U.S. $1.1 billion, while reducing energy costs for customers over the life of the projects. Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (APCU) announced that its regulated utility business, Liberty Utilities, has received certificates of convenience and necessity (CC&N) to…

The 2019 Grid Edge Investment Landscape

By [email protected] This week’s Grid Edge Innovation Summit 2019 conference in San Diego covered a broad range of technologies that are changing the nature of the electricity system, from distributed energy resources (DERs) like rooftop solar PV, behind-the-meter batteries and plug-in electric vehicles, to the software, systems and services meant to optimize and orchestrate their…

ENGIE’s Seymour Hills Wind Project in Texas begins operation

By Michelle Froese ENGIE North America Inc. announced it has begun commercial operation of its 30-MW Seymour Hills Wind Farm Project in Baylor County, Texas. The project is providing the renewable energy it generates to corporate customers, Ingersoll Rand and Akamai Technologies, each under a separate power purchase agreement. Seymour Hills features 12 GE 2.52-MW…

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