Resilience, affordability and environmental pressures to shape industry’s future in Asia
BANGKOK, November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Uncertainty of investments caused by a financial downturn and renewable energy are the two biggest concerns of Asia’s electric industry today, according to Black & Veatch’s first-ever Strategic Directions: Electric Industry Asia 2021.
Calls for zero-carbon energy are increasing, fueling the need for cleaner, more environmentally friendly energy portfolios
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The global power industry is in a state of transformation and needs to accelerate the path to net zero as many companies, communities and stakeholders forge ahead with commitments to lower carbon emissions.
Southern California Edison and Surfside I condominiums make it easier for residents to drive EVs.
By Julia Roether, Energized by Edison Writer
Robert Bromber looks forward to the day when his very own ID Buzz, Volkswagen’s all-electric microbus, is parked and charging outside his condo in Port Hueneme. He won’t have to wait too long. The newest version of the iconic VW bus is expected to be available in 2022. And, the charging stations are already available at his Surfside I complex.
As Californians confront the challenges of increased wildfire risk and both planned and unplanned electricity outages, Southern California Edison is exploring whether microgrids can provide relief to customers.
Utilities are doubling down on distribution investments to boost resilience
Power sector players got a jolt in January 2019 when Virginia utility regulators rejected the $6 billion grid modernization rate case proposed by Dominion Energy. This “no” followed similar decisions in Kentucky and North Carolina from the previous year. Despite such setbacks, results from Black & Veatch’s 2020 Strategic Directions: Smart Utilities Report survey show that utilities are “all in” on grid modernization plans, and it looks like regulators are moving that way, too.
New Strategic Directions Report explores smart grid strategies as distributed energy tests utility business models
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Faced with the rapid evolution of generation, transmission and distribution technology, utilities are poised to undergo their most visible transformation in more than a century. By actively pursuing grid modernization efforts now — deploying smart devices, predictive analytics and active network management strategies — they can overcome the pitfalls of aging infrastructure assets and meet rising customer demand for clean energy, reliability and a lowered carbon footprint.