The Union of the Electricity Industry released a statement pledging not only to respect the goals set by the Paris Agreement but also announcing there will be no new coal plants after 2020. Eurelectric’s members say they are committed to delivering a carbon neutral power supply in Europe by 2050. […]
A surprise u-turn over a UK nuclear power plant has ignited debate over whether renewables, backed by storage, might not be a better alternative. In July, the UK’s post-Brexit administration queried a further review of Hinkley Point C, a controversial nuclear power plant that was supposed to have been given […]
In its largest study to date, Itron surveyed more than 2,000 combined utility executives and informed consumers in key markets around the globe to benchmark energy and water management. The insights gathered this year point to the growing importance of the utility industry’s role in leading the transformation in managing […]
At last week’s White House Summit on renewables and energy storage, dozens of grid operators, power companies, federal and community organizations, developers, manufacturers and investors announced commitments to support the U.S. in moves toward a more reliable energy grid. Click here for the top three most impactful and interesting items.
Energy and environmental stakeholders are uniting around “community storage” to help solve the electric industry’s energy storage challenge, as key industry groups, including the nation’s utility trade associations, environmental groups, manufacturers and more than a dozen individual utilities, support the Community Storage Initiative. Community storage refers to a spectrum of […]