Renewables Poised to Outstrip Coal Generation in 2020 as COVID-19 Accelerates Transition: EIA

June 1, 2020

According to the latest short-term energy outlook from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Renewables generation is set to outpace coal generation in 2020, with Covid-19 accelerating that transition.   Read more here: https://www.utilitydive.com/news/renewables-will-outstrip-coal

Three Scenarios that Could Push Oil Back above $30

May 18, 2020

There are three possible scenarios that could send oil prices back above $30.   Read the article here:   https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Three-Scenarios-That-Could-Push-Oil-Back-Above-30.html  

New Texas Retail Market Entrant Launches Charitable Energy Plans & Discounts For Essential Workers

May 11, 2020

A new entrant into the Texas retail market, announced a partnership with a statewide nonprofit, to support the economic recovery of Texas communities affected by COVID-19, through an affinity retail electric plan.   Read more here:   http://www.energychoicematters.com/stories/2

A New Era Is Beginning for the Grid Edge. Is the Utility Industry Ready?

A New Era Is Beginning for the Grid Edge. Is the Utility Industry Ready? Read the article here: https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/will-the-2020s-define-the-next-phase-of-the-grid-edge

Peak Oil, a Specimen Case of Apocalypic Thinking

May 5, 2020

An interesting article. Read it here:   https://spectrum.ieee.org/energy/fossil-fuels/peak-oil-specimen-case-apocalypic-thinking  

North American Power Markets Will Look Different in the 2020’s

April 30, 2020

The market’s focus is shifting from lowest cost of energy to highest value of power. WoodMac research insight gives an overview of what’s to come in the next decade. Read more here: https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/north-american-power-markets-will-look-different-in-the-2020s

Like Utilities, Customers Are Demanding Real, Measurable Demand Side Management Results

April 27, 2020

Utilities should take advantage of all opportunities to interact with customers to drive higher levels of satisfaction. Satisfied customers will then be willing to engage more with the utility and its partners to contribute to achieving grid objectives in a manner that is beneficial to both the

Grid Expected to Handle Record Power use this Summer, ERCOT Says

April 6, 2020

Record amounts of electricity use is expected in Texas this summer, but preliminary estimates show the grid should be able to handle the peak load.   Read more here:   https://energycentral.com/news/grid-expected-handle-record-power-use-summer-ercot-says?utm_medium=eNL&utm

New York Grid Operators Living Onsite to Keep Power Flowing

April 2, 2020

Four teams of New York power grid workers are living on-site to ensure the round the clock operation of electricity to the city. Read more here:   https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-26/new-york-grid-operators-now-living-onsite-to-keep-power-flowing

Tech and Energy are Teaming Up, Creating a Market that Could Grow 500% in the Next 5 Years

March 30, 2020

As the energy industry faces an uncertain time, oil and gas companies are increasingly turning to Silicon Valley for help streamlining operations, cutting costs and boosting efficiencies. Read more here: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/22/tech-and-energy-are-teaming-up-creating-a-market-tha