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Ade Dosunmu: Double Trouble in PJM's Capacity Market

Recently, generator investment adequacy questions involving different independent system operators and regional transmission organizations (ISO-RTO) demonstrated challenges facing policy makers and market stakeholders in maintaining resource adequacy. These questions arise from market and regulatory dynamics, including low gas prices, new environmental regulations, high growth of variable renewable resource generators, and dissatisfaction by some regional stakeholders with market outcomes...learn more

 

Michael Burr: 2013 Microgrids Milestones

Over the past year, several key Microgrid industry trends emerged or became clearer. Among them, one topic arose in the industry's collective consciousness more than any other: "microgrid." On the heels of 2012's Superstorm Sandy – and amid rapid growth in distributed generation (DG), demand response (DR), and other distributed energy resources (DER) – the microgrid concept emerged as one of the most interesting trends of 2013...learn more

 

FORBES: LEDs will get more Efficient

LED maker Cree announced in March 2014 that it had achieved a new record in terms of lighting efficiency, harvesting 303 lumens per watt from a white high power LED at room temperature. This represents a 10% increase over last year's record of 276 lumens per watt, also held by Cree...learn more