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On Saturday, Perry schools Superintendent Jack Thompson and Lake County Commissioner Jerry Cirino hosted a "Save the Perry nuclear power plant" rally at Perry high school. Two years ago, the plant announced it would be exiting the power business due to 'unfavorable' markets. Since then, public ...
Virtual power plants aren't a new idea for advanced energy companies, but a 250 MW virtual power plant takes the concept to a new level. Stem Inc. completed a 1 MW energy storage virtual power plant in Hawaii early in 2017 using commercial energy storage installations. SunPower (Nasdaq: SPWR) is ...

Most of the reliable reporting about the clean-up of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant since it suffered three meltdowns in March 2011 has been from on-site workers. Even when articles appear in major media outlets about the situation at the crippled reactor, it's usually presented through the ...
Kozlowski and so many others packed Perry High with one thing in mind, what's gonna happen to the Perry nuclear power plant? "Overall, it's gonna effect more than just Perry and I don't think people realize that," Kozlowski said. The 1100-Acre sight could possibly shut down operations due to the fact that ...
(AP) -- NorthWestern Energy won't buy a distressed power plant in southeastern Montana that could be forced to shut down if a buyer isn't found by ... Chris Puyear, a spokesman for the PSC, said it was "patently ridiculous" that the commission hampered NorthWestern's ability to consider the power plant.
In this episode of The POWER Podcast, Chris Grove, director of industrial security for Indegy, offers some tips for keeping bad Actors out of power plants. Gaining visibility into systems is an important first step. Once companies understand what risks they're exposed to, getting a broad-based team of both ...

"It's like losing your old friend, you know, that's been very loyal and good to you for the time that they've been here," said Jeff Looney, Fairfield City Administrator. Fueled largely by locally mined coal, Big Brown power plant began operations in 1971 and employed more than 200 people, many of them living ...
FirstEnergy Corp. expects to deactivate a large coal-fired power plant in West Virginia by year's end that can power 1.3 million homes. The 1,300 megawatt Pleasants Power Station along the Ohio River in Willow Island, W. Va., will be closed or sold by Jan. 1, 2019, FirstEnergy said Friday in a news release.
Canning recalled the morning rumble later at the beach, where he had come to walk his golden retriever, Dizzy, along the picturesque bay where the Seabrook nuclear power plant sits. "There's also that possibility, if you had a big earthquake, what would happen?" he said. "Would the nuclear plant hold up ...
A "Save the Perry nuclear power plant" rally is scheduled for Feb. 17 at Perry high school's Godwin Theater. The 11 a.m. event is being hosted by Perry schools Superintendent Jack Thompson and Lake County Commissioner Jerry Cirino. The future of Perry nuclear power Plant in North Perry and the ...
Renewable energy for the first time is generating nearly as much electricity as the nation's entire complement of 99 nuclear power plant reactors, a new report issued by a business group said on Thursday. "The surge further establishes renewables' critical role in the U.S. power mix -- renewable ...
Terrebonne Parish President Gordy Dove's criticism of the parish's investment in a Morgan City power plant is being refuted by his predecessor. During a Parish Council meeting last week, Dove said Terrebonne's purchase of a 40.9 percent share of the plant for $50 million was a "terrible deal." The parish ...
New York approved a 1,100-megawatt natural gas power plant near the Connecticut state line in 2012, but it wasn't until construction started last summer that residents and local officials just across the border heard about the project. The outcry in Sherman and neighboring towns spurred U.S. Rep.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Missouri Senate on Thursday advanced legislation that could reward utilities making improvements to their infrastructure with more consistent rate increases on their customers, a move that came after a more than 20-hour, overnight filibuster finally ended. The legislation ...
Even though the Huntley Coal power plant closed in 2016, its future role in the Town of Tonawanda is still an issue, said Supervisor Joseph H. Emminger in his State of Town address Friday during a luncheon at the Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce. "The big story will be the same in 2018, as it was in 2017 ...
We live in Glendale and favor a reduction in the size of the proposed Grayson power plant project due to high cost and the air pollution it will cause. We are also concerned by the apparent conflict of interest of consultants who are selling the idea of the project to the City Council while working for a company ...
A bill aimed at easing economic woes of New Mexico communities hit by the closing of large power plants might make it harder to shut down coal-burning operations, some environmentalists said Friday. House Bill 325, introduced this week by House Minority Whip Rod Montoya, R-Farmington, would ...

Under the project, undertaken by a joint venture of trading company Mitsui & Co. and a Thai power producer, two gas turbine combined cycle power plants will be constructed near Bangkok. The plants have a combined capacity of 5,300 megawatts, marking the largest-ever order for Mitsubishi Hitachi ...
As proposed, Brewer's Legislative Bill 752 would prohibit Nebraska electric utilities from using eminent domain authority to obtain right of way "on behalf of a third party accessing the infrastructure to sell electric energy." (State law allows private companies to generate electricity in the state only if they use ...
After building the world's largest lithium battery in Australia nearly 40 days ahead of schedule, Tesla has announced plans to build the world's largest "virtual power plant" by outfitting 50,000 homes in South Australia with solar panels and Tesla battery storage units over the next four years, slashing ...
After a Senate committee last week poured cold water on a bill allowing Public Service Company of New Mexico to sell bonds to pay for the expenses of shutting down a coal-burning plant in San Juan County, a Farmington legislator has introduced a new bill aimed at easing the impact of the plant's closure ...
Seismic legislation pushed by Dominion Energy that would shift the regulatory landscape for Virginia's two large electric utilities, allowing them to keep ... of the Clean Power Plan, the signature initiative by President Barack Obama to limit carbon emissions from power plants that spawned the rate freeze.
The ponds store coal ash, the ash left after a power plant burns coal. Under a 2015 rule governing coal ash disposal, utility companies were required to complete initial monitoring of groundwater near such sites by Jan. 31, 2018, and they are required to make their data publicly available by March 2.
Set-up work on two 262-megawatt gas turbines is carried out on combined type gas turbine power plant being built in Mary city in southern Turkmenistan, local newspaper Neutral Turkmenistan reported. Hi-tech installation consisting of two power units with a total output of 1,574 megawatts, will be set in ...
Tuesday Sector Laggards: Trucking, electric utilities. February 06, 2018, 01:25:45 PM EDT By DividendChannel.com, BNK Invest. loading. Shutterstock photo. In trading on Tuesday, trucking shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 1.4%. Helping drag down the group were shares of Covenant ...
(WDTV) -- Mon Power and Potomac Energy have announced they will not buy the Pleasants power plant. The Public Service Commission was made aware this week they were backing out of the deal. The plant is currently owned by Allegheny Energy Supply; all three involved are First energy companies, ...
The state government has reduced to half the capacity charges it pays to three private power plants and the National Thermal Power corporation. As against the charges of Rs 1,400 crore paid by Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) in 2016-17, the power utility is set to bring the figure down to ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Officials gathered on Tuesday to dispute a proposal to put a fracked gas power plant in downtown Albany. The gas plant would go in the Sheridan Hollow community. Officials there argue that the community has long suffered from combustion emissions to heat and cool the New ...
Years of contention and threatened electric rate increases ended Tuesday as utility regulators approved a settlement declaring how much Mississippi Power Co. customers should pay for their share of a troubled $7.5 billion power plant. Once touted as a model for the future of coal, the Mississippi Public ...
Some critics of electric vehicles try to claim that the electricity all electric cars use comes from coal power plants, thus insinuating or directly claiming that they aren't any better than gas-powered vehicles because they are also tied to a source of dirty electricity. This is farcical. The majority of electricity in the ...
People in northeast Ohio understand the important role the Perry nuclear power plant has played in the community. That includes Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko, who was part of the team of workers that helped build the facility in the 70's. "What about the Perry Plant, if that closes what's that going to ...
Tesla has teamed with the South Australian government to build what they're saying will be the "world's largest virtual power plant." As part of this plan, at least 50,000 home solar and battery systems will be installed across South Australia, forming a 250MW/650MWh virtual power plant capable of meeting ...
Per a Frequently Asked Questions page on the Virtual power plant: "All electricity consumed by the household (whether from the energy system or the grid) will be metered and charged for through the household electricity bill. The benefit for the household in being a part of the virtual power plant is that it ...
On Wednesday, the pair irresponsibly called on Nassau County not to settle a mega tax-assessment challenge on the E.F. Barrett power plant brought by LIPA. They also demanded that all Long Islanders pay dearly for a big new plant in Island Park that is not needed. politics should be unplugged from ...
1 power plant. The plant is run by Tokyo electric power Company Holdings Inc., better known as Tepco. The first of the two coal-fired plants is scheduled to start operations in September 2020. Coal produced at a mine in Montana will be transported to Vancouver, British Columbia, by rail and then to the ...
"A great deal has changed since the Invenergy power plant was proposed, and there is growing evidence that the power plant is neither needed nor a ... to achieve greenhouse gas reduction goals; that alternative solar and wind power plants are increasingly coming online; and Invenergy's plan to have ...
Colombo, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka and China on Friday signed a joint venture agreement to construct Sri Lanka's largest dendro power plant in Moneragala in the country's south. The power plant will produce 70,000 megawatts of renewable energy per year to the country's national power grid.
A power plant in Jasper could soon be demolished if the city has its way. The Jasper Utility Service Board is working on submitting a request for proposal for demolition right now. The power plant sits on East 15th Street. This power plant went into operation in 1968, but right now, it's not being used.
The developer of a natural gas-fired power plant says it's withholding payments to a Rhode Island town because it is using the payments to fund their legal fight against the plant. The Providence Journal reports Chicago-based Invenergy placed a $500,000 payment that was supposed to go to Burrillville into an escrow ...
Two power plants, one in Ohio and another in Oklahoma, produced snow flurries on Wednesday. ... digits and a very shallow layer of relatively humid air located in the lowest 1,000 feet of the atmosphere mixed with the steam from the power plant produced snow downwind Wednesday near Cincinnati.
TEP proposes new power plant on Tucson's south side to boost electric reliability ... The proposed new, 138-kilovolt power line will extend about 4 miles from the Sundt power plant to the proposed Kino Substation, which would occupy about 3.5 acres at the southeast corner of South Kino Parkway and East ...
GE's Power Services business signed long-term agreements with a consortium formed by Macquarie capital and Techint valued at approximately over $330 million. The Multi-Year Agreements, include two fully integrated contracts, including an operation and maintenance agreement and a contractual ...
This power plant alone would provide more power than the city needs. Of course, Glendale also receives power from a host of other power plants and is mandated to generate half its electricity from clean energy by 2030. I'll point out that the utility's consultants at Pace Global told our City Council in June ...
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rejected the proposed purchase of the plant by Monongahela Power Co. and Potomac Edison Co. in a decision issued Friday. Mon Power's 2015 Integrated Resource Plan, accepted by the West Virginia Public Service Commission, said Mon Power would have ...
It is interesting to see crypto miners taking fate into their own hands by outright buying power plants to keep their operations going. Perhaps this may be a portent of things to come. Do you think it's a wise decision to buy your own power plant for cryptocurrency mining? Will other miners, if they are able, ...
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled a Jan. 31 public hearing on an air quality plan for a natural gas-fired power plant in Lackawanna County, Kallanish Energy reports. Lackawanna Energy Center last September filed an application for its proposed emissions reduction ...
LISBON -- The sister plant to the natural gas-powered electric plant to be built outside Wellsville is open for business. Advance Power announced last week its 700-megawatt Carroll County Energy plant outside Carrollton is operating and capable of generating enough electricity for 750,000 homes.
Predix deal between GE and Enel will initially focus on asset performance management in 14 power plants in Europe and Latin America. Last week, General Electric (GE) announced that it has won a deal to supply its Predix software to the global thermal generation division of Enel, the Italian energy giant.
"A great deal has changed since the Invenergy power plant was proposed, and there is growing evidence that the power plant is neither needed nor a positive for our economy or our environment," Kilmartin said in an emailed statement. "In our role as the environmental advocate for the State of Rhode ...
It is interesting to see crypto miners taking fate into their own hands by outright buying power plants to keep their operations going. Perhaps this may be a portent of things to come. Do you think it's a wise decision to buy your own power plant for cryptocurrency mining? Will other miners, if they are able, ...


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Welcome to the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC). NERC's mission is to ensure that the bulk electric system in North America is reliable, adequate and secure. Since its formation in 1968, NERC has operated successfully as a voluntary organization, relying on reciprocity, peer pressure and the mutual self-interest of all those involved. Through this voluntary approach, NERC has helped to make the North American bulk electric system the most reliable in the world.
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