CAISO Dealing with Renewable Generation: Staying Competitive with More Data

The ever-evolving deregulated power markets in North America are certainly keeping market participants on their toes. As data volumes and publication frequencies increase, so does the risk of making misinformed business decisions. With the growing influence of environmental regulations on the power markets, along with advancements in electrical grid technologies, market players must stay on […]

Renewable Energy’s Impact on Traditional European Utilities

Europe is the driving force for renewable energy development worldwide; however, other parts of the world are quickly emulating and developing their own renewable energy industries. According to, Germany is evolving to replace fossil fuels with renewables faster than most European countries. Ever since the Fukushima catastrophe, Germans have intensified their efforts to phase […]

Is Pumped Energy Storage the Future of Renewable Energy?

The interconnected network that delivers electricity from producers to consumers, known as the “electric grid,” is facing new changes. Mandatory renewable energy targets are being adopted worldwide, meaning electricity suppliers are required to obtain a specific percentage of their total electricity from intermittent renewable energy sources. Wherever intermittent power sources reach high levels of grid […]