A report commissioned by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (Ercot) has recommended that the state increase its maximum peak power price in order to spur investment in new generation capacity and lower the risk of blackouts
Going with the flow?
Slow global economic recovery led to weak M&A activity in the global power and utilities sector in the first quarter of 2012, but deal value increased almost 20% from the previous quarter
A renewed view on German power
Fragmentation hindering Canada’s electricity market
Finding the best approach
Taking on the developments and challenges of the UK power market
First Utility’s Ian McCaig talks to Jay Maroo about the diverse career that led to his recent appointment as chief executive and his passion about changing energy buying habits in the UK
Hitting the top in turbulent times
Market coupling marches forward
On the same page?
Turning points - Nord Pool Spot's Mikael Lundin
Finding value in energy volatility
Comparing delta-hedging strategies
On the back of further regulatory approvals, the creation of the largest competitive energy provider in the US is now looming ever closer
Long-term REC off-take deal hedges West coast renewable energy compliance needs out to 2030; RECs demand expected to increase
Renewables: has the bubble burst?
Sharing the load
With the UK's power sector estimated to need some £200 billion ($317 billion) worth of investment in the next 10-15 years, much is riding on the Electricity Market Reform, which so far lacks detail, say top power executives