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Global Perspective – India Plans Coal Plant Emissions Reduction
With up to 400 million Indians lacking a reliable energy supply, the country is planning major investments in its power generation and distribution infrastructure. Most of the investment in new capacity will be for renewable energy. India has a 175 gigawatt (GW) target for renewable energy (100 GW solar, 60 GW wind and 15 GW biogas and others) by 2022. The fact remains that most major...
Oct 18, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Prioritizing Cybersecurity Key to Ensure Safe, Secure Utilities
Facing inevitable attacks to their networks by hackers, electric utilities are making progress in prioritizing cybersecurity to ensure that they can deliver and maintain safe, secure utilities for all. However, this year’s Strategic Directions: Electric Industry Report shows even as leaders work to ensure grid security, major gaps remain in the areas of asset security control and security risk...
Oct 11, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Distributed Generation Still Part of the Plan as Technology Adoption Matures
Distributed energy resources (DER) continue to drive change within the electric industry as both energy consumers and electric service providers are diversifying how electricity is generated and delivered. Spawned by the public embrace of clean energy, falling prices, and regulatory subsidies, solar photovoltaics, battery energy storage, and microgrids are...
Oct 4, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Indonesia in Transition: Minemouth Coal and Hybrid Renewable Solutions
Indonesia, a nation of three time zones, thousands of islands and 250 million people, continues to experience major industrial and economic growth. Boasting vast untapped resources that include copper, gold, tin, nickel and coal, the mining sector will continue to play a significant role in the country’s development. The provision of a secure, reliable power supply is critical for...
Sep 27, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Trends in Integrated LNG and Gas Generation: A Timely Consideration for Indonesia and the Philippines
For growing maritime nations like Indonesia and the Philippines, planning for integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminals and gas-fired generation is a timely solution to balance the power generation mix and help meet 2015 Conference of Parties (COP21) commitments. Both nations are vast archipelagos together totaling some 350 million people. Prospects for economic growth...
Sep 20, 2017 9:00 AM ET