electric utilities

5 Steps to Reducing Utility Costs at Your Facilities

Blog

What if a cost saving opportunity existed in your facility, but was hiding in plain sight?

In assessing nearly 100 global facilities over the past few years, the Antea Group team identified meaningful cost savings in every facility evaluated, without exception. Our secret? Learn by reading our blog!

About Antea Group

Black & Veatch: Renewables, Distributed Energy Resources Driving Investments in Power Transmission Assets

Strategic Directions Report finds business models challenged by shifting customer demand
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The influx of renewables and evolving customer demand for green energy and reliability are driving the electric industry to make significant capital investments in power delivery assets.

Infrastructure Week 2017: Pathways to Sustainability and Reliability Converging

Article

By Ed Walsh, President, Black & Veatch's Power business

Up and down the energy chain – from electricity generation sources to the light switch – power customers are compelling their infrastructure providers to further embrace sustainability. Utilities are working to add new forms of distributed energy resources (DER), and are meeting this challenge in exciting ways. They are evolving from traditional generation sources towards an era of highly responsive, low-emission, balanced power portfolios that showcase new technology.

Communications Network is the Foundation of Smarter Cities and Smarter Grids

Article

The future of electric utilities is tightly bound to their ability to provide automated distribution of electric services. To support these evolving intelligent delivery systems, reliable high performance Internet Protocol (IP) data communications are required. Today’s utility communications networks consist of two distinct parts: Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), with the IT network supporting the business operations and the OT network supporting electric service delivery operations.

Regulators Examining Whether Performance-Based Incentives Could Be the Key to a Modernized Grid

Article

Utility regulators in some U.S. states are considering the adoption of performance-based regulation to replace the traditional cost of service regulation.

The Connection Between EVs, Batteries and a Clean Grid

Blog

The Chevrolet Bolt EV just received an EPA-estimated range rating of 238 miles per charge. And GM just committed to meet its entire electricity needs at all of its global operations using renewable energy by 2050.

Avista Launches Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Pilot Program

Press Release

Avista continues to plan and adapt for the future by announcing a commitment to install 272 electric vehicle charging port connections in approximately 200 locations in the Washington service area.

Greener Information Age Transforming Energy, Finance And Our Future

By Hazel Henderson © 2014
Article

Much has been written about the disruptive shifts in many industrial sectors, from retailing, publishing, manufacturing, entertainment, medicine, law, architecture, transport and public services caused by computers, automation and the digital revolution.  Since the robotization of automobile production in the 1960s, debates have raged over the social impacts on employment, cities, education, technological obsolescence, socio-economic policies and globalization.  Now the two pillars of all economies are falling: energy and finance.

Subscribe to electric utilities