Stay Safe and Warm—And Resilient

Stay Safe and Warm—And Resilient

Stay safe and warm. Texas isn’t the only place it’s gonna be cold. Bitter cold (-15) predicted for KC as well on 02/15. Always a reminder of the value of the grid! it’s 99.97% reliableit connects you to low cost generation (important when ERCOT is predicting...
Ameren Wins Confidence

Ameren Wins Confidence

Farmers and landowners fought this transmission line for a long time. Ameren worked through the process in a professional and consistent manner and ultimately won their confidence. “The speed and efficiency with which this line was developed and constructed can...
Duke Energy’s Solar Plants

Duke Energy’s Solar Plants

Duke Energy joins FP&L in getting regulatory approval to build massive solar plants in the coming years. Solar allows Duke Energy to offer customers sustainable options for power generation and shareholders, long term value. Solar will also position utilities for...
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...

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