Image - Energy Commission Approves Construction of Huntington Beach Power Plant

Energy Commission Approves Construction of Huntington Beach Power Plant

The California Energy Commission approved the Application for Certification for the Huntington Beach Energy Project in Huntington Beach, Calif., during a special business meeting today. The Commission accepted the Revised Presiding Member’s Proposed Decision (RPMPD) and Errata, issued October 9 and October 28, 2014 respectively, which found that the project “will, as mitigated, have no significant impacts on the environment and will comply wit...

General News - Oct 29, 2014


Image - British Electric Grid May Shut Factories If Strained in Winter

British Electric Grid May Shut Factories If Strained in Winter

Britain's electricity grid has emergency plans to pay factories to shut down during peak hours if it comes under strain this winter, a report said Tuesday. The National Grid will have the narrowest spare capacity in seven years this winter, close to 4 percent compared to 5 percent last year. Unusually bad weather and Russia cutting off gas supplies due to tensions with Ukraine would be an "extreme scenario" that might req...

Smart Grids - Oct 28, 2014


Image - Smart-Grid Sensor Market Steadily Climbing to $39 Bn by 2019

Smart-Grid Sensor Market Steadily Climbing to $39 Bn by 2019

Analyzing the markets for sensors in smart-grid applications, we see the following trends: Momentum building for smart metering & meter data analytics, grid management, outage management systems, feeder & substation automation, load balancing, and advanced SCADA. Other opportunities include integration of renewable energy at distribution and sub-transmission voltage levels. Smart metering will be a requisite for capturing...

Smart Grids - Oct 24, 2014




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