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July 31, 2023

What is the Future of Reactive Compensation?

Frank Swigonski, Director, Market Design Utilities across the country have seen an increase in new renewable generators coming online. For utilities that compensate reactive power using […]
July 24, 2023

How Does AEP Work?

Frank Swigonski, Director, Market Design As anyone familiar with a state utility rate case can attest, cost-of-service ratemaking can often be litigious and tedious. Reactive power […]
July 17, 2023

How is Reactive Power Compensated?

Frank Swigonski, Director, Market Design In the mid-nineties, FERC issued a landmark order, Order No. 888, that directed public utilities to remove impediments that blocked independent […]
July 10, 2023

What is Reactive Power?

Frank Swigonski, Director, Market Design Reactive power is a byproduct of our alternating current (AC) electric system. In an AC system, electrons switch directions flowing back […]
May 22, 2023

Pine Gate DNA | Three Foundational Elements

Ben Catt, CEO The success of any company doesn’t depend solely on the product or service it provides.  Success is found within the corporate DNA, those […]
September 6, 2023

Pine Gate’s Eric Shangle Included in the Atlantic Council’s 2023 VAEP Fellowship Program

Full Release from the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center: WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 6, 2023 – The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center’s (GEC) Veterans Advanced Energy Project […]
July 28, 2023

Brett White, Pine Gate’s Own VP of Regulatory Affairs, honored as 2023 Top Solar Advocate

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 28, 2023 – Asheville-based Pine Gate Renewables, a renewable energy company and owner-operator of large-scale solar assets spanning 29 states, was recognized for […]
July 6, 2023

How Amazon’s solar and wind projects are supporting local communities across the Southeastern U.S.

June 12, 2023

Pine Gate Renewables Expands C-Suite with Three Key Leaders in Renewables

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 12, 2023 – Pine Gate Renewables, a leading renewable energy independent power producer brings on three new executives to its C-Suite, adding more […]
June 1, 2023

Clean Power Backlog Threatens Biden’s Climate Plan

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