Rethinking Resiliency Published at Fortnightly

Rethinking Resiliency Published at Fortnightly

Photo by Kelly Lacy on Pexels.com Even working within the most ideal conditions, operating a safe, reliable, affordable, and sustainable electric utility is a challenging task. Unfortunately, 2020 has been anything but ideal. A global pandemic, supply chain...
NationalGrid Announces Move into Hydrogen

NationalGrid Announces Move into Hydrogen

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com National Grid joins NextEra and LADWP in announcing their move into hydrogen and, ultimately, hydrogen fuel cells. Fuel cells and hydrogen have many advantages and opportunities described well for lay people in Chapter 5 of Richard...
The Path Forward for JEA

The Path Forward for JEA

The Sale of JEA has been discussed and debated for years. It is (was) highly political. Finally, a pro-sale Mayor was elected and now bids are received for the multi-billion dollar deal. Here’s the article. Some have advocated (successfully, so far) to sell...
Electric Utilities and Smart Cities

Electric Utilities and Smart Cities

Here’s an interesting article about 24 cities who were rated on a scale based on their ‘smart’ status. Electric utilities have so much opportunity to be a catalyst and lead in the development of smart cities and communities. It’s a pure play for the...
The Oil Industry & the Electric Car

The Oil Industry & the Electric Car

Check out this Politico article about how the oil industry is influencing development of electric cars. Business is driven by technology and policy (read politics) and this is an excellent example of a huge policy debate that uses effective quotes like “The typical...
‘Smart’ Seattle

‘Smart’ Seattle

Smart Cities Dive wrote about Seattle as a ‘smart’ city. Seattle has impressive goals for personal EV mobility (cars, bikes and scooters apparently) and fleet electrification but their lack of charging infrastructure is a big challenge. Emerging...

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