February 8, 2010
Washington, D.C., United States [RenewableEnergyWorld.com]
A new study released by Navigant Consulting finads that a 25% by 2025 national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) would support hundreds of thousands of new American jobs and prevent a near-term collapse in some industries. Job growth in the wind, solar, biomass, waste-to-energy and hydropower industries would particularly benefit the Southeastern U.S. and manufacturing states whose Congressional delegations have had a history of voting against incentives and other measures designed to support the renewable energy sector.
Jan. 18 (Bloomberg) — Garth Edward, director of environmental products at Citigroup Inc., talks with Bloomberg’s Rishaad Salamat about the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi and investment in renewable sources.
Entergy’s Retail Regulators have announced the formation of the Entergy Regional State Committee designed to provide collective retail regulatory agency input on the operations of and upgrades to the Entergy Transmission System as well as operations and functions of the Independent Coordinator of Transmission (ICT) in the Entergy region. The members of the E-RSC are five retail regulators of Entergy operating companies: Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC); Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC); Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC); Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT); and the city of New Orleans’ City Council (CNO). The formation of the E-RSC follows …
IEEE has published its latest energy transmission standard: IEEE C57.12.38, “IEEE Standard for Padmounted-Type, Self-Cooled, Single-Phase Distribution Transformers; High Voltage, 34 500 GrdY/19 920 V and Below, Low Voltage, 240/120 V; 167 kVA and Smaller.” This standard covers certain electrical, dimensional, mechanical characteristics and safety requirements of single-phase, 60 Hz, liquid-filled, self-cooled, padmounted, compartmental-type distribution transformers. These transformers are rated 167 kVA and smaller, with the high voltages of 34 500 GrdY/19 920 V and below for operation between one phase and grounded neutral, and low voltage of 240/120 V.More >