Archive for February, 2011
All, Setting the conclusions of this report aside, it is worth checking out because it provides a thorough historical review regarding the development of the ERCOT system. Also – there are quite a few statistics cited in the report (with 378 citations listed in the appendices). So, it could be useful for chasing down some data.
Going back to the conclusions – they are a tad controversial. What do you all think? Do you think that the report adequately accounts for the differences in generation mix between states, the impact of natural gas prices, or the fact that non-competitive (muni and More >
I just love this acronym, which is new to me. Secondly, using GIS with DIMPs is an idea that is obvious and will be increasingly part of the utility space. Not that utilities have failed to integrate some geographical information into their operating systems, but that there is still a lot of room for improvement.
I’ve been thinking about this for a while. It is what led me to buy the smartpowermaps.com domain back in 09 (not that I’ve done anything with it… just part of my domain prospecting for future use habit).
Anyhow, there is an upcoming free webinar from ESRI More >