Electricity

California Hits Climate Goal 4 Years Early, But Transportation Pollution Is Rising

California hit its target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions below 1990 levels four years early, a milestone regulators and environmentalists are …

Los Angeles

Utilities' eyes on state's solar-power surge; dispute arises on generators’ credit

More Arkansans than ever are generating their own electricity, feeding power into the grid and receiving financial benefits as well.

Solar Power

Cleaner, Cheaper and More Reliable Energy in Cameroon

For many Cameroonians, electricity comes at a high cost. Only half of Cameroon’s population has access to electricity, and those who have access to …

Renewable Energy

House committee wants Puerto Rico leadership to talk about PREPA

(Reuters) - Dysfunction at Puerto Rico's bankrupt electric utility prompted a Congressional oversight committee on Thursday to invite the U.S. commonwealth's governor to testify at a special hearing scheduled for next week.<p>The U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Natural Resources, which has …

Caribbean

Landlord fined £750 after Derry court hears eight men entered tenant's property and cut off water and electricity following rent difficulties

A landlord who was charged with forcing a tenant to give up their occupancy has been fined £750 at Derry Magistrate's Court sitting in Omagh. John …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Prospects for AEP's $4.5B Wind Catcher project look iffy

American Electric Power's (AEP +0.7%) Southwestern Electric Power subsidiary is preparing additional information to present to the Public Utility …

Business

The Digital Utility | Electric Power & Natural Gas

January 2018 – Utilities trying to reinvent themselves as digital enterprises have found it hard to scale up from digital pilots. Adopting digital …

Natural Gas

No water, electricity or power: Native American occupation of Alcatraz remembered in UNO exhibit

<b>Sign up for World-Herald news alerts</b><p>Be the first to know when news happens. Get the latest breaking headlines sent straight to your inbox.<p>Close<p>1 of 42<p>…

Native Americans

Saudi Electricity Company Saves $109 Mln of Diesel, Raw Fuel

A technical report from the Saudi Electricity Company revealed its success in the execution of several modern projects in the field of electricity …

Middle East

Native American congressional candidate vows to represent rural areas that lack running water and electricity

A Native American congressional candidate in New Mexico said on Thursday that she hopes to address the underrepresented rural areas that still lack …

New Mexico

To Unleash Wholesale Distributed Generation, We Must Streamline Interconnection

California has been making good progress toward its ambitious clean energy goals, and now the state may aim to get 100 percent of its electricity …

Solar Power

Peak power deficit in April-June at 0.7 pc, says Power Minister R K Singh

<b>New Delhi:</b> Peak power deficit during April-June, 2018-19 was 0.7 per cent while overall electricity deficit stood at 0.6 per cent during the quarter, …

Renewable Energy

4 injured in explosion in vehicle shop at Army depot

A small explosion Thursday in a vehicle shop at an Army depot injured four workers, three of them seriously, officials said.<p>The blast occurred at …

Business

GE Power announces plans for energy distribution across Africa in new white paper

<b>The grid solution business of the US-based energy firm, GE Power, has released a white paper revealing plans for energy transmission and distribution</b> …

Chemical Engineering

Texas power demand set to break records during heat wave -ERCOT

July 18 (Reuters) - Texas homes and businesses set a power consumption record for July for a second day in a row on Tuesday and are expected to break the all-time peak over the next week as consumers crank up air conditioners to escape a brutal heat wave, according to the operator of most of the …

Heat Waves

Scorching Temperatures Lead to Record Texas Electricity Demand

For the rest of the week and the upcoming weekend, things look like they'll be getting even tougher for the electrical grid — and North Texas' …

Weather

US Launches Investigation Into Uranium Imports

The Trump administration is looking into whether uranium imports pose a threat to national security.<p>The Trump administration has launched an …

Trump Administration

ERCOT shatters electric demand peak record twice in one day

Extreme heat has caused the state's biggest electrical grid to shatter its all-time record peak for electric power demand twice in one day.<p>The …

Business

Wallonia approves rollout of 'smart' electricity meters

The Walloon parliament has approved a draft law to begin introducing "smart" electricity meters in homes from 2023. The internet-connected devices …

Belgium

Israel passes law to break up electricity monopoly

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel passed a law on Thursday to open the electricity sector to new competition and break up the monopoly held by its state-owned power utility.<p>The reform was approved by the cabinet in June after the government, Israel Electric Corp (IEC) [ISECO.UL] and its workers agreed on …

Israel

Texas Set an All-Time Electric Power Usage Record Wednesday

4 hours ago<p>Texas set an all time record for electricity use on Wednesday, a record which is expected to be broken before the current heat wave …

NewsRadio

Saudi Electricity Co to Operate 11 Projects in Southern Regions

Saudi Electricity Co. revealed a plan to operate a number of electric projects in southern regions during the second half of the current year in …

Middle East

Electricity Demands Continue To Break Records In Texas

<b>NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM)</b> – The Electric Reliability Council of Texas set a new all-time systemwide peak demand record Wednesday afternoon, reaching …

Dallas

Previous Government Failed To Fulfill Promises, Now They Look For Shortcomings In Our Work: PM Modi

The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government that was in power at the Centre from 2004 to 2014, failed miserably to live up to their promise to …

India

Italy's Enel keen to acquire more than three power distributors in Brazil: report

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Italy’s Enel SpA eyes more three electricity distributors in Brazil after acquiring a major stake in power company Eletropaulo Metropolitana Eletricidade de Sao Paulo SA, Chief Executive Francesco Starace said in an interview with newspaper Valor Econômico on Thursday.<p>Starace …

SAO

Projects : AFCC2/RI-The Eastern Electricity Highway Project under the First Phase of the Eastern Africa Power Integration Program | The World Bank

Projects & Operations<p>AFCC2/RI-The Eastern Electricity Highway Project under the First Phase of the Eastern Africa Power Integration Program

World Bank

16 Creative DIY Wind Turbines You Can Save Your Electricity Bill

DIY projects are fun and a means to exercise your creativity. When dealing with electricity, it is imperative that you exercise caution.<p>Yes, …

Wind Power

Korean KF-X Will Use KAES Hanwha Power-Generation System

UTC Aerospace Systems and KAES Hanwha have teamed up to provide the main electric power generation for South Korea’s KF-X indigenous fighter jet.read …

Armed Forces

How to Modernize Our Electricity Grid | Conservation Law Foundation

Our electricity grid is 100 years old. It's time for an update. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.<p>As we’ve shown before, our electricity grid was designed …

Washing Machines

Field Area Network Security Webinar – Bringing OT and IT Together

Because “somewhat prepared” is not good enough.<p>Are you cyber-resilient? Or like other utility leaders, are you asking yourself what it <i>really means</i> to be cyber-resilient?<p>It’s the burning question for utilities today who want to modernize and secure their networks. Field Area Networks are critical to …

Cisco Systems