Utilities - January 2, 2019
The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) on Dec. 21 approved NV Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan, which will bring 1,001 megawatts of new renewable energy via six projects to Nevada, including, for the first time, 100 megawatts of battery storage capacity. The projects represent a direct investment of more than $2 billion.
Utilities - November 20, 2018
LV Stadium Events Co., a subsidiary of the Las Vegas Raiders, filed an application with the Nevada Public Utilities Commission to leave NV Energy. The company issued a request for proposals from service providers and expects to complete the selection process by Dec. 1.
Sourcing Renewables - October 25, 2018
A Virginia-based electric utility announced Oct. 25 that it is seeking bids for up to 500 MW of solar and onshore wind generation.
Solar - September 27, 2018
A 30,000-panel solar farm is in the works to be hosted on property owned by the Chicagoland Speedway as part of a solar initiative the state of Illinois is implementing.
Power Prices - August 6, 2018
As wind and solar systems continue to expand, the amount of electricity being generated is outstripping demand during certain hours of the day, resulting in power prices falling to zero or even below in more jurisdictions.
Energy Storage - June 13, 2018
The Sheraton Waikiki hotel announced the addition of a 500kWh artificial intelligence (AI)-powered energy storage system to support their environmental sustainability planning.