Tag Archives: NRECA

Coalescence at FERC?

Commission’s new chair endorses compensation for coal plants The recently appointed chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission made an immediate push for coal plants to be compensated upon shutdown Tuesday, citing their history of contributions to the electric grid. Neil Chatterjee (right), who was appointed to be the federal agency’s chairman August 10 after […]

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Alerts For This Year

A look at the opening two months of 2017 in trade shows 2017 is here.  Popular sentiment suggests that plenty of Americans were yearning to see that last digit change. 2016 was, if nothing else, all over the place. It’s not fair to say it was brutal for everyone. But it was most certainly eventful. So for people looking to […]

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NRECA Stands Up

Coal ash, the CPP, and rural internet access test the meaning of ‘co-op’ The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association plays an important role in utilities distribution and grid modernization across the country. With a recently appointed CEO, and the status of the Clean Power Plan in limbo, NRECA feels the time is now for them […]

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Sold…to the Highest Gridder

DOE releases modernization proposal Our country’s energy grid appears primed to undergo a hefty makeover. The Department of Energy released an extensive multi-year blueprint for its Grid Modernization Plan this past week, expected to foster greater reliability and security. According to an Energy.gov press release, the proposed $220 million Grid Modernization Initiative is designed as […]

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