Report: Utility-Scale Renewables Keep Getting Cheaper

A new study suggests the levelized costs of energy of utility-scale wind and solar power are catching up with those of traditional sources, even without subsidies.

The Smart Grid Research Consortium (SGRC), an independent consulting organization, has announced a new service that it claims is guaranteed to find savings [Read More]


Following its February request for proposals (RFP) for new solar capacity in North Carolina, Duke Energy is committing $500 million to a major expansion of solar power in the [Read More]

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced more than $518 million in new funding for rural electric cooperatives to improve the delivery of electric power to communities in [Read More]

SaskPower has reached a deal with Sensus worth C$47 million (about $43 million) to help recover the costs associated with the Canadian utility's ongoing smart meter removal. In July, [Read More]

Hawaiian Electric Co. Inc. and its Hawaii Electric Light Co. Inc. and Maui Electric Co. Ltd. subsidiaries will be significantly boosting the amount of renewable energy that is integrated [Read More]

Sensus, a company specializing in advanced metering infrastructure, utility communications platforms and other smart grid technologies, has introduced its new family of residential smart meters: iConA Generation 4. The [Read More]

DTE Energy has announced that its long-delayed Echo Wind Park is officially online, helping the utility meet Michigan's renewable portfolio standard (RPS). The [Read More]

Saft says it has received its third contract from an unidentified "major California utility" to deliver a lithium-ion (Li-ion) energy storage system (ESS). [Read More]

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015

ABB has won an order worth over $30 million from Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) to supply gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) for substations [Read More]

Power management company Eaton has announced its Cooper Power Systems business delivered two-way demand response equipment and software to western U.S. utility company [Read More]

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
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