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PPL, SCE and Xcel top SEPA’s Power Player Award Finalists

PPL, Xcel and Southern California Edison are the three finalists in the investor owned utility division. 

West Coast utilities launch study for I-5 EV infrastructure to move freight

The group participating in the initiative launch Thursday included Southern California Edison (SCE), San Diego Gas & Electric, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, Puget Sound Energy and Seattle City Light.

SRP, Georgia Power, Entergy top JD Power Business Electric Customer Honors

Salt River Project earned its 17th straight top rating in the West Large Utility category, while MidAmerican Energy and Georgia Power were also repeat honorees for their regions. Baltimore Gas & Electric took the top spot in the East Large category, ending PPL Electric Utilities’ six-year run atop the rankings.

Portland General Electric Joins Western Energy Imbalance Market

The ISO estimates the EIM has produced multiple cost benefits since launching in November 2014.

Recurrent Energy Lands PPA for New 100-MW Solar Facility

The Mustang Two solar project in Kings County is expected to begin operations in 2019. 

Evaluating CHP Projects: Benefits and Challenges

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE), the 2016 U.S. electricity markets included 81 gigawatts of installed combined heat and power (CHP) capacity in approximately 4,300 industrial and commercial facilities.

Recurrent Energy Signs Solar PPA with Sacramento Municipal Utility District

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District will purchase the remaining 60 MW of power from the 200 MW development in Fresno County, California.

First Solar Sells California Solar Project to DESRI

D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments LLC bought an 11 MW solar energy project in California from First Solar.

SMUD Extends Cogeneration O&M Contract With EthosEnergy

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) awarded EthosEnergy two operations and maintenance (O&M) contracts and renewed an additional two contracts, totaling $116 million.
SMUD Cancels Pumped-Storage Project on Hydroelectric System

SMUD Cancels Pumped-Storage Project on Hydroelectric Facility

SMUD said cost and financial risks led the utility to cancel the project, which was to be sited along the Upper American River Project at Slab Creek Reservoir in El Dorado County.


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