Sharryn Dotson's Articles

- January 17, 2013

FERC Proposes Rule to Speed Up Solar Energy Grid Interconnection

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has proposed changes to a rule that will speed up the process and reduce the costs to interconnect smaller-sized solar power projects...

- September 15, 2012

Plain Sailing for Oklahoma

Oklahoma was not always a big source of wind power projects, but a leader in oil and gas, and that may be what helped the state to develop its wind resources. 'Our history and experience...

- September 04, 2012

Oklahoma's Wind Power Development Strategy

Once known for oil and gas production, Oklahoma has quickly established itself as a major player in the wind power generation industry. Today the state is taking advantage of its abundant...

- December 06, 2011

The Interview: How SolarCity Is Moving Forward

Aaron Gillmore, vice president of development with SolarCity, talks about the company's solar lease program, plans to power military homes across the U.S. and why the company was unable...

- November 01, 2011

Cape Wind Project Has FAA Determination Revoked

A federal appeals court revoked the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) determination Oct. 27 that the planned $2.6 billion, 468-MW Cape Wind project would not present a flight...

- October 18, 2011

How FERC Order 1000 Could Affect Hydro

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued Order No. 1000 on July 21. The order amends FERC's requirements for interstate electric transmission companies to allocate the...

- July 22, 2011

It Takes a Community To Raise a Wind Farm

While much has been made about the challenges that arise with large-scale power plants attempting to connect to the U.S. power grid through transmission and substations, relatively...

- October 13, 2010

Changing Tides in Offshore Wind

The U.S. is now making moves to get into the offshore wind business that the United Kingdom is currently leading in the number of installations and planned projects.

- August 30, 2010

Help Wanted: Government Incentives for PV and CSP

Even though solar is currently in the middle of a slow down when it comes to the manufacturing and the purchasing of panels and arrays, it still has the chance to become a big player...

Sharryn Dotson

Sharryn Dotson

I am the Editor of Nuclear Power International magazine and a contributing columnist to Renewable Energy World magazine. I started as the Online Editor for Power Engineering magazine. Though I am the editor of a nuclear magazine, I always...

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