The Department of Energyʻs Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) released a report this week that examines the benefits of a transactive energy system.
A transactive energy system allows consumers to coordinate with their electric utility operator to dynamically control big energy users, ... Read More »
Three organizations -- Xcel Energy-Colorado, Platte River Power Authority, and Black Hills Colorado Electric – are joining the Western Energy Imbalance Service (WEIS) Market, operated by the Southwest Power Pool (SPP).
An energy imbalance market is a real-time market in which energy generation... Read More »
Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power submitted two filings to the Public Service Commission of West Virginia this week to pursue approval and cost recovery for renewable energy projects coupled with a Renewable Power Plus (RPP) tariff.
“In 2020, state political leaders passed renewable energy ... Read More »
The Idaho Public Utilities Commission will consider a proposal from Rocky Mountain Power that calls for hiking the charge by 0.5 percent on all customer classes under its Customer Efficiency Services charge.
For the typical residential customer, the line item upcharge would increase bills by abou... Read More »
Southern Company announced Wednesday that it was furthering its goal of net zero operations by joining the Hydrogen Council.
The Hydrogen Council is a CEO-led coalition that believes hydrogen will play a key role in global decarbonization goals by helping to diversify energy sources, as well as ... Read More »
A new report by the Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) shows a growing interest in electric vehicles among Americans.
The report -- called Electric Vehicles: Driving the Customer Experience – found that 41 percent of owners of gas-powered vehicles said they are very or somewhat likely t... Read More »
Construction has begun on the 250-megawatt Sapphire Sky Wind Energy Center in McLean County, Ill.
Crews broke ground at the end of 2021. The facility is scheduled to begin commercial operations in December of 2022. It is being developed by Invenergy, a global developer of sustainable energy solut... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) this week announced $25 million in funding for eight research, development, and demonstration projects pertaining to commercialized wave energy technologies as a means of creating electricity.
The technology is based on a simple concept from nature. Waves are... Read More »
Lineworkers from Toledo Edison finished the installation of nearly 27,000 LED streetlight fixtures throughout Toledo by the end of 2021, concluding a $5.8 million conversion project underway since 2017.
“Even in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, this LED streetlight project remained on sche... Read More »
As part of a multi-phase project to install the first zero-emission freight charging corridor network in the United States for medium and heavy-duty vehicles, the California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded $13 million last week to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and CALSTART.
"Electr... Read More »