Net metering has become a contentious issue in New Hampshire, with the state legislature disagreeing with Gov. Chris Sununu on exactly what it should look like in the state.
Senate Bill (SB) 159 was the latest bill that was passed by the legislature but then vetoed by the governor. In early March... Read More »
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) is evaluating alternatives to participating in the regional capacity market administered by PJM Interconnection so that it can best achieve its clean energy goals while keeping consumer costs as low as possible.
The investigation follows a Decembe... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will award up to $15 million to deploy energy technology on tribal lands.
The funding, which comes through the DOE’s Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs, will be used to support Indian Tribes, Alaska Native Regional Corporations and Village Corporati... Read More »
Hawaiian Electric has proposed the creation of five battery energy storage systems (BESS) and will host a series of virtual meetings to gather community input.
Presently, projections put a 40-megawatt facility on Maui, and a pair of facilities each on Oahu and Hawaii Island. The two on Oahu will ... Read More »
Responding to a North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Level 2 alert, the electricity industry demonstrated this month that the majority of grid operators either have a written pandemic response plan in place to deal with COVID-19 or are working on one.
While all involved recogniz... Read More »
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced awards in its Future Grid Challenge, which was created to develop solutions to integrate renewable energy into the electric grid.
The project teams will help various New York’s utilities, including Central Hudson ... Read More »
Nuclear power generates about 20 percent of electricity generation in the United States, according to a new report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Overall, 30 U.S. states with operating commercial nuclear power plants. Further, 12 states generated more than 30 percent of their ele... Read More »
A new report released by the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) this week showed that 2019 brought 120,300 new jobs to the U.S. Energy and Energy Efficiency sectors.
The 2020 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER) marks the fifth annu... Read More »
As part of widening COVID-19 related actions nationwide, both the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) have called on state authorities to label utility workers as essential.
“Every aspect of responding to the pande... Read More »
Tampa Electric is looking to decrease its energy rates due to lower natural gas prices and to provide relief to customers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tampa Electric applied this week with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) to reduce customer rates by an average of about 11 percent f... Read More »