'Should have started yesterday': Why better transmission planning is urgently necessary for tomorrow's grid; The power mix is changing fast and it will cost ratepayers if transmission planners don’t catch up, according to a new report from the Brattle Group. Herman K. Show More Summary
Beyond rate reforms: Bundling strategies could resolve net metering battles; An NREL study evaluated four common strategies used in these debates to find a solution for both sides Herman K. Trabish, June 16, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s...Show More Summary
How storage can help solve the distributed energy 'death spiral'; A new Navigant paper lays out three examples of how storage can facilitate the transition to a more distributed grid Herman K. Trabish, June 21, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s...Show More Summary
Ever since President Donald Trump earned enough votes to become the 45th president of the United States, national retailers became a focal point for the anti-Trump movement. That's because many of Trump's and his family's brands and businesses have ties with retail sales outlets. Show More Summary
Time for some updates from the metro: Comcast Business has some new business in the education vertical down in Texas. Houston's Texas Southern University is using their Ethernet services to support bandwidth demands across 9,000 students and 1,400 faculty/staff on their 150-acre campus. TSU is upgrading from 1Gbps from another... [visit site to read more]
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The official confirmation of Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency has implications across the business board, with the fossil fuel companies generally favoring his ideas while the hi-tech giants opposing them. The post What Will EPA Administrator Pruitt’s Impact Be On Business? appeared first on Environmental Leader.
Singapore has plans to implement a carbon tax starting in 2019 and big industry says that it supports the measure. Bloomberg is reporting that it would be Southeast Asia’s first such effort and that it would raise energy costs there....Show More Summary
High-stakes spectrum lobbying gears up Last year, we reported on the proposed Mobile Now Act, the darling of U.S. Senators John Thune (R-S.D.) and Bill Nelson (D-FL), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Committee, respectively. The bill aims to encourage broadband deployment. At that time, we noted that the Act had a … Continue Reading
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