The Coalition for Clean Energy Jobs and Innovation is urging Congress and the Biden administration to prioritize clean energy in upcoming infrastructure legislation.
Specifically, the coalition is encouraging them to enact a 10-year extension of the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and a direct paymen... Read More »
Georgia Power is working with Georgia Tech to open a 1.4 MW microgrid project in Atlanta.
The microgrids will be located in Tech Square at Spring and 5th streets in Metro Atlanta. The Tech Square Microgrid is being used to evaluate how a microgrid can effectively integrate into and operate as pa... Read More »
The Alliance to Save Energy is among a collation of organizations calling on Congress to fund energy efficiency programs at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
Further, the organizations are seeking increased funding for the Environmental Protection... Read More »
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) joined forces last week to create a joint new federal-state task force charged with exploring electric transmission.
NARUC will nominate up to 10 state regulators to join the ... Read More »
The initial step in AES Ohio’s digital transformation efforts was greenlit by the Public Utility Commission of Ohio (PUCO) this week, which approved a settlement involving plans to invest $249 million over the next four years into a variety of capital projects on the grid.
Phase one of the AES... Read More »
U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm hosted a roundtable discussion with leaders from the lithium battery industry on how the federal government and private industry can work together to strengthen the domestic lithium battery supply chain.
Lithium-based batteries play an integral role in 21... Read More »
The U.S. Department of the Interior announced last week a proposed sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York Bight – an area of shallow waters between Long Island and the New Jersey coast.
This would be the first competitive offshore wind lease sal... Read More »
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) commissioned last week the FPL Discovery Solar Energy Center at Kennedy Space Center.
The center was launched at a ceremony last week, attended by FPL, officials from NASA, as well as state and local officials. The completion of the FPL Discovery Solar Energy ... Read More »
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved a proposal for an additional $210 million investment into Xcel Energy’s wind repower portfolio through its Northern Wind modernization project.
The 120 MW effort spans three state wind farms -- Chanarambie, Viking, and Rock Aetna -- all locat... Read More »
The House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced four bills designed to improve energy cybersecurity.
“The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack was a sharp reminder of just how deeply we all rely on our energy infrastructure every day and just how urgent it is that we act to modernize and prote... Read More »