WITH ENTERGY’S recent decision to close the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth, New England has an opportunity to increase the supply of clean energy to the region. The Pilgrim closure is part of an array of market and environmental pressures that are shutting down the oil, coal, and nuclear plants that have sustained the region for years.
Infrastructure developer Anbaric steps into world of microgrids, pushes high-voltage DC lines in U.S.
How are microgrids helping to shape the future of the electric power sector? During today’s OnPoint, Ed Krapels, founder and CEO of Anbaric, an energy infrastructure developer, discusses his company’s recent partnership with Exelon on a series of microgrids in New York state. He also discusses the transmission and infrastructure challenges that exist with U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan.