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Commentary from Industry Pros
Duke Energy and Duke University announced a partnership that will lead to cleaner and more efficient power for the university and the surrounding community.
A water and electricity authority in the State of Michigan, Lansing's Board of Water & Light, needed a week to recover from a ransomware attack that hit its enterprise systems. The successful phishing attack on its corporate systems, which was first noticed on April 25, forced them to keep systems, including phone servers, locked down since then.
We need stories for different market segments, the Smart Grid Projects has as one of its main features the flexibility to meet the energy needs for all segments of the market and should always have something for everyone. The benefits of Smart Grid Projects are difficult to quantify, because the answer depends on how is the activation functions of the technologies involved. Without a careful program, and also without elaborate tools for measuring success or failure, we risk leaving many benefit overlooked on the table.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) included many references to energy efficiency as a strategy to achieve Clean Power Plan (CPP) compliance and encouraged states and utilities to pursue this path. Even though the Supreme Court of the United States has issued a "stay" on the CPP, some states are moving ahead with CPP planning and/or related efforts.
The Supreme Court's decision in Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC, is good news for clean energy. The Court's decision is very important because, in holding that Maryland exceeded its authority in adopting a program to spur the construction of a natural gas plant, the Court went to great lengths to ensure that its holding does not prevent the adoption of a wide range of state policies designed to spur clean energy development.
There are some cost-free things your network administrator can do right now to help ensure your utility doesn't get hacked.
Hard economic times have prompted West Virginia to look toward a future that depends less on coal and more on renewable energy, a higher-technology job market and even a price on climate-warming carbon dioxide.
In my last column I looked backward and talked about past forays into competition within the electricity sector. Now it is time for me to toss out my thoughts on where we are going from here.
We cannot continue to rely on fossil fuels, which threaten public health and the environment, to power our lives. This is especially true since we have the renewable energy alternatives to meet 100% of our electricity demands.
The U.S. can be the worlds leader and supplier of clean carbon electricity and power plants.