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Quick Take – Special Power Project Starts Up at Fort Bragg

Make electric power and store it for later – that is a big deal in the future of the electric industry and for consumers. That is because sometimes power is needed when it is tougher to make, like wanting solar power when the sun doesn’t…

Something to Think About: What is a Battery?

A simple question? Like so many energy questions, what is a battery, is changing. The racks upon racks of round and rectangular batteries in a big box store are a small part of the definition now. Those batteries rely on chemical reactions…

QUICK TAKE - Batteries Displace a New Power Plant

Southern California Edison will use battery storage to hold and dispense power instead of building a new natural gas plant. That is something of a break-through in the power industry. Utilities have typically opted for new power plants to ensure…

Five Interesting Energy Stories - March 2019

ECC has a quick round-up of energy activities and people in the Carolinas and around us to help our readers see the big picture of energy. Coal Country Energy Without the Coal Here’s one way to look at an existing energy asset in…

Carolina Energy 2019: A Convergence Ahead

What should Carolinians expect, ask for, or watch for in their energy world in 2019? Energy Consumers of the Carolinas asked a handful of energy professionals. Their answers share a theme – Data. What does mean for consumers: More ways…