Intelligence

Oregon wants workshop on Idaho Power smart grid benefits

Oregon wants workshop on Idaho Power smart grid benefits

02/08/2016

The Feb. 4 order from the Oregon PUC adopted staff recommendations on Idaho Power’s smart grid report, with suggested improvements in quantifying the benefits of smart grid efforts.

Exelon, Pepco seek extension to file energy efficiency program proposal in Maryland

Exelon, Pepco seek extension to file energy efficiency program proposal in Maryland

02/08/2016

In their Feb. 5 letter to Maryland state regulators, the companies said that a short extension is appropriate in light of the fact that their proposed merger has not yet closed and remains pending before District of Columbia regulators.

National Grid seeks approval in New York for proposed 115-kV refurbishment project

National Grid seeks approval in New York for proposed 115-kV refurbishment project

02/08/2016

The company said that the project’s preferred overhead option is expected to have a capital construction cost of about $27.8m.

Ormat subsidiary files notice in Nevada for 230-kV line and geothermal project

Ormat subsidiary files notice in Nevada for 230-kV line and geothermal project

02/08/2016

The planned transmission line would connect a 24 MW geothermal generating facility to the power grid of NV Energy, the company said.

Eversource CFO: Company’s transmission capital expenditures totaled $807m in 2015

Eversource CFO: Company’s transmission capital expenditures totaled $807m in 2015

02/05/2016

Also speaking during the company's 4Q15 earnings call, Lee Olivier, Eversource executive vice president for Enterprise Energy Strategy and Business Development, on Feb. 5 said that along with Northern Pass, the other project that Eversource bid in...

PSE&G spokesperson: Construction underway on three phases of Bergen to Linden project

PSE&G spokesperson: Construction underway on three phases of Bergen to Linden project

02/05/2016

Construction of Phase 1 began in 3Q14, construction of Phase 2 began in 3Q15, and construction of Phase 3 began in 1Q16, a PSE&G spokesperson told TransmissionHub on Feb. 5.

Despite opposition, Arizona regulators approve $2bn SunZia project in 3-2 vote

Despite opposition, Arizona regulators approve $2bn SunZia project in 3-2 vote

02/05/2016

Project opponents were encouraged by the comments of two commissioners, a local landowner told TransmissionHub on Feb. 5, adding that they are waiting for an order to be issued to decide whether to seek rehearing at the Arizona Corporation Commiss...

BPA considering options on 500-kV I-5 project after issuing final EIS

BPA considering options on 500-kV I-5 project after issuing final EIS

02/05/2016

A BPA spokesperson told TransmissionHub that should BPA decide to build the project, BPA would employ additional non-wire measures and take any needed operational steps to maintain reliability during any “gap” between the need date and in-service ...

WEC Energy Group CEO: ATC’s capital plan calls for investment of up to $4.5bn through 2024

WEC Energy Group CEO: ATC’s capital plan calls for investment of up to $4.5bn through 2024

02/04/2016

WEC’s current 10-year investment plan is primarily focused on modernizing its delivery efforts, WEC Chairman and CEO Gale Klappa said on Feb. 4.

Transmission Webcasts

TransmissionHub Quarterly Market Update: December 2015

TransmissionHub will discuss the state of electric transmission in the US and Canada.  Kent Knutson, Director of Hub Services  will provide a high level overview of the market from data compiled by the TransmissionHub research team and d...

Date: 12/16/2015

TransmissionHub Quarterly Market Update: September 2015

TransmissionHub will discuss the state of electric transmission in the US and Canada.  Kent Knutson, Director of Hub Services  will provide a high level overview of the market from data compiled by the TransmissionHub research team and d...

Date: 09/18/2015
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