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FERC Changes Frequency and Voltage Ride-through Obligations for Small Generators

FERC Changes Frequency and Voltage Ride-through Obligations for Small Generators

​Under the recently issued FERC Order No. 828, newly interconnecting small generating facilities will be required to ride-through abnormal frequency and voltage events and not disconnect from the transmission system during such events.

Regulatory Update

Aug 17th, 2016

by Tim Farrar, PE Dylan Achey Jim Whitaker, PE

topics Transmission and Distribution

industries Utilities Generation

Article

Aug 8th, 2016

topic Energy Efficiency Sustainability

TRC at ACEEE Summer Study: Five Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss

TRC at ACEEE Summer Study: Five Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss
Abhijeet  Pande

The last decade has brought dramatic transformation to the energy industry, which translates into an unprecedented opportunity for growing energy efficiency, demand response, and distributed energy generation.

Blog

Aug 3rd, 2016

by Abhijeet Pande

topics Energy Efficiency

industries Government Utilities

Dry Coal Combustion Residual Management Containment

Dry Coal Combustion Residual Management Containment
Douglas Genthe, PE, D.GE

Regulations will significantly phase out the long-term use of surface impoundments for coal ash management, continuing the shift from wet to dry handling systems. These dry systems are not new to the industry, but can be costly and time-consuming to implement.

Blog

Aug 3rd, 2016

by Douglas Genthe, PE, D.GE

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

FERC Implements New Reactive Power Policy for Wind and Small Generators

FERC Implements New Reactive Power Policy for Wind and Small Generators

Newly interconnecting small generators will need to deliver reactive power on the same basis as other interconnecting generation technology. System studies will be required to verify reactive power performance of the proposed generation additions.

Regulatory Update

Jul 29th, 2016

by ​James Whitaker, PE Dylan Achey

topics Transmission and Distribution

industries Generation Utilities

TRC, HUD and Partners Develop Advanced Energy Data Collection Tools for Multifamily Housing

TRC, HUD and Partners Develop Advanced Energy Data Collection Tools for Multifamily Housing
Matthew Vadney

These benchmarking resources represent TRC’s latest contributions to the growing national effort for greater transparency around building energy consumption and costs. They provide a comprehensive, unified approach and toolset to streamline the process and accelerate energy savings opportunities.

Blog

Jul 27th, 2016

by Matthew Vadney

topics Energy Efficiency

industries Commercial Government Utilities

PHMSA Issues NPRM for Railroad Oil Spill Response Planning Regulations

PHMSA Issues NPRM for Railroad Oil Spill Response Planning Regulations

Proposed regulations from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration will expand the comprehensive oil spill response plan requirements for railroads that transport liquid petroleum oil.

Regulatory Update

Jul 22nd, 2016

topics Rail

industries Oil and Gas Transportation

NERC Issues Unit Auxiliary Transformer Overcurrent Relay Loadability Guidance

NERC Issues Unit Auxiliary Transformer Overcurrent Relay Loadability Guidance

NERC has issued a report to address the evaluation, technical analysis and risk assessment issues associated with UAT protective relay loadability not set forth in PRC-025-1 Standard. It is important to be aware of this additional information when evaluating generator relay loadability.

Regulatory Update

Jul 21st, 2016

by Tim Farrar, PE

topics Transmission and Distribution

industries Generation Utilities

What to do if Warning Signs are Identified for Coal Ash Unit Groundwater Data

What to do if Warning Signs are Identified for Coal Ash Unit Groundwater Data

By addressing potential data issues early on, it will be easier to make timely adjustments to your Detection Monitoring Program (DMP); confirm and demonstrate the cause of a statistically significant exceedance (SSE); and/or provide adequate justification of an alternate source.

Blog

Jul 20th, 2016

by Scott Lesikar Mark Johnson, PG

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

Engineering Performance Emissions Testing for Process Improvement and Cost Reduction

Engineering Performance Emissions Testing for Process Improvement and Cost Reduction
​Tom Dunder, Ph.D.

Engineering performance emission testing can do more for your business than just meet legal requirements and mitigate risks. Three tests in particular can have significant economic benefits across industries.

Blog

Jul 18th, 2016

by ​Tom Dunder, Ph.D.

topics Air

industries Generation Industrial Oil and Gas Utilities

News & Events

Aug 30 2016

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) 2016 Western Conference and Deal Making

Join TRC at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) 2016 Western Conference and Deal Making where owners, developers, retailers, brokers, lenders, municipalities, property asset managers

Press Release
Jul 29th, 2016

TRC Supports Clean Line Energy to Bring Renewable Energy to Mid-South and Southeast

TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) today announced that it has been awarded a $12 million contract by Clean Line Energy to provide land acquisition services, survey permissions and overall project manage

Press Release
Jul 18th, 2016

TRC Names Brenda Reynolds as Vice President of Human Resources

Lowell, Mass. – July 18, 2016 – TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR), a recognized leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services, announced today that Brenda Rey

Press Release
May 31st, 2016

TRC Names Jeffrey D. Wiese Vice President and National Practice Leader for Pipeline Integrity Services

Lowell, Mass. – May 31, 2016 – TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) announced today that Jeff Wiese has joined as Vice President and National Practice Leader for Pipeline Integrity Services. In this role,

ENR Top 500
May 11th, 2016

TRC Rises in Ranking on ENR Top 500 Design Firms

Engineering News-Record has released its annual ranking of Top 500 Design Firms, placing TRC at #30. TRC was also ranked on the Top 20 Design Firms for the Power and Hazardous Waste sectors.

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