The Electric Highway Coalition (EHC) -- a partnership dedicated to creating a network of DC fast charging stations around major highway systems to increase electric vehicle (EV) viability -- announced that its membership has reached 14 companies as of this week.
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Amid heightened legislative concern over national cybersecurity, a bipartisan group of senators this week introduced legislation that would require the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to guarantee it could better identify and eliminate threats to critical infrastructure’s I... Read More »
Emerald Energy Venture, a subsidiary of National Grid, secured $150 million in funding to support the growth of National Grid’s renewable energy portfolio in the United States.
Through this innovative funding structure, it has the potential to increase it to $250 million in 2022.
The money wil... Read More »
In the wake of a year of terrible cyberattacks on the grid and infrastructure at large, the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and New Mexico-based Visgence Inc. demonstrated a collaborative technology this week, which aims to both detect and block grid cyberattacks.
“Protecting our critical infra... Read More »
Registered American voters overwhelmingly support electric companies making investments in broadband infrastructure to improve internet access and speeds, according to a just-released survey from the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), which represents the nation’s investor-owned electric utilities.
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Battery energy storage is just one technology that will help Xcel Energy reach its clean energy transition goals, said Xcel Energy-Colorado President Alice Jackson earlier this week.
The power provider currently is on track to reduce carbon emissions by more than 80 percent by 2030 from 2005 leve... Read More »
A new initiative launched by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) in California this week aims to counteract the ever-growing threat of wildfires by undergrounding some 10,000 miles of power lines.
“We want what all of our customers want: a safe and resilient energy system. We have taken a s... Read More »
The U.S. House of Representatives passed three bills this week that seek to improve energy cybersecurity.
The House passed the Energy Emergency Leadership Act (H.R. 3119), introduced by U.S. Reps. Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), would elevate energy emergency and cybersecurity resp... Read More »
Large-scale electrification of fleets across the country will help governments and private entities reduce harmful emissions, but experts say achieving that will require coordinated responses from policymakers, utility companies and corporations.
A diverse group of stakeholders discussed the adva... Read More »
Experts say microgrids, which can help keep the grid energized in the event of a broad power outage, are ready to advance, but their deployment is complicated by questions of market price, valuation and who exactly stands to benefit from them.
“Microgrids are part of the resilience toolbox for ... Read More »