Power Quality http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en PGE Resource Plan Lays Groundwork for Energy Future http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/pge-resource-plan-lays-groundwork-energy-future <div class="node-body article-body">Portland General Electric has filed a new integrated resource plan with the Oregon Public Utility Commission, building on its current plan but calling for no major new power plants in the near term beyond those the company now has under construction</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/pge-resource-plan-lays-groundwork-energy-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/pge-resource-plan-lays-groundwork-energy-future#comments Power Quality Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:41:00 +0000 44591 at http://ecmweb.com New Standby Power System Installed for Critical Equipment in Rush University Medical Center http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/new-standby-power-system-installed-critical-equipment-rush-university-medical-center <div class="node-body article-body">MTU Onsite Energy’s state-of-the-art generators power the Tower of Rush University Medical Center’s new 14-story hospital. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/new-standby-power-system-installed-critical-equipment-rush-university-medical-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/new-standby-power-system-installed-critical-equipment-rush-university-medical-center#comments Power Quality Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:28:00 +0000 44581 at http://ecmweb.com California ISO Board Approves Plan to Fortify SoCal Grid http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/california-iso-board-approves-plan-fortify-socal-grid <div class="node-body article-body">The California Independent System Operator Corp. (ISO) Board of Governors has approved grid infrastructure upgrades that focus on the reliability needs in southern California in the wake of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) early retirement in June 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/california-iso-board-approves-plan-fortify-socal-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/california-iso-board-approves-plan-fortify-socal-grid#comments Power Quality Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:21:00 +0000 44571 at http://ecmweb.com <div class="image-description"> <p>View of the San Onofre Nuclear reactor and large turbo generators at San Clemente, California, circa 1971.</p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> energy.gov FirstEnergy Invests in Several Electric Utilities to Improve Reliability Levels http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/firstenergy-invests-several-electric-utilities-improve-reliability-levels <div class="node-body article-body">As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. plans to invest in several electric utilities this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/firstenergy-invests-several-electric-utilities-improve-reliability-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/firstenergy-invests-several-electric-utilities-improve-reliability-levels#comments Power Quality Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:06:00 +0000 44561 at http://ecmweb.com <p><span class="meta-field photo-desc " id="yui_3_16_0_rc_1_1_1397520847375_965">A crew prepares to pour concrete down a foundation form for a new transmission structure.</span></p> Alaska's Sen. Murkowski Calls for Greater Emphasis on Protecting Electric Reliability http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/alaskas-sen-murkowski-calls-greater-emphasis-protecting-electric-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) last month warned that the reliability of the nation’s electric grid could suffer unless federal policymakers pay greater attention to the impacts of a range of new factors and forces.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/alaskas-sen-murkowski-calls-greater-emphasis-protecting-electric-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/alaskas-sen-murkowski-calls-greater-emphasis-protecting-electric-reliability#comments News Power Quality Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:45:00 +0000 43651 at http://ecmweb.com CL&P Kicks Off Initial Work on Interstate Reliability Project http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/clp-kicks-initial-work-interstate-reliability-project <div class="node-body article-body">With final federal and Connecticut regulatory approvals secured, Connecticut Light & Power will soon begin preparation work on its portion of the Interstate Reliability Project.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/clp-kicks-initial-work-interstate-reliability-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/clp-kicks-initial-work-interstate-reliability-project#comments Power Quality Tue, 25 Mar 2014 01:43:00 +0000 43621 at http://ecmweb.com Lights-Out Data Center to Use Kinetic Energy Storage http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/lights-out-data-center-use-kinetic-energy-storage <div class="node-body article-body">VYCON's VDC-XE systems will provide 8 MW of battery-free power protection to a large lights-out data center located in Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/lights-out-data-center-use-kinetic-energy-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/lights-out-data-center-use-kinetic-energy-storage#comments Power Quality Tue, 25 Mar 2014 01:32:00 +0000 43611 at http://ecmweb.com FirstEnergy Conversion Project at Ohio Power Plant to Enhance Grid Reliability http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/firstenergy-conversion-project-ohio-power-plant-enhance-grid-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">Power management company Eaton has entered into an agreement with FirstEnergy Corp. to provide engineering services and equipment for Units 1-3 at FirstEnergy’s Eastlake, Ohio, power plant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/firstenergy-conversion-project-ohio-power-plant-enhance-grid-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/firstenergy-conversion-project-ohio-power-plant-enhance-grid-reliability#comments Power Quality Tue, 25 Mar 2014 01:16:00 +0000 43601 at http://ecmweb.com The Illegal Shift http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/illegal-shift <div class="field-byline"> By Thomas McHaffie, Thomas McHaffie, LLC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although football season is over, the anticipation of watching the next batch of talented athletes coming up through the ranks is thrilling. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/illegal-shift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/illegal-shift#comments Contractor Power Quality Silver Thu, 20 Mar 2014 01:55:00 +0000 43161 at http://ecmweb.com FPL Reports Best-Ever Electric Service Reliability for Customers in 2013 http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/fpl-reports-best-ever-electric-service-reliability-customers-2013 <div class="node-body article-body">Florida Power & Light Co. has announced as part of its annual filing with the Florida Public Service Commission that 2013 was a record-setting year for electric system reliability. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/fpl-reports-best-ever-electric-service-reliability-customers-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/fpl-reports-best-ever-electric-service-reliability-customers-2013#comments Power Quality Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:01:00 +0000 42741 at http://ecmweb.com