When Hawaii's state legislature came into session in January, dozens of bills were proposed seeking to mitigate wildfire risks. Following the devastating Maui fire in August, the governor's office and the biggest utility in the state, Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO), are throwing their support behind a... Read More »
A decision recently made by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) ultimately will disrupt investment in Illinois, raising the cost of capital for investor-owned utilities (IOUs) that want to upgrade the electric grid and increasing costs for consumers, say experts.
Further, they add, utility pro... Read More »
Canadian Solar Inc. subsidiary Recurrent Energy said recently it secured $160 million in project financing for its 127 megawatt (MW) Bayou Galion Solar project in Louisiana, and that Microsoft Corporation will purchase 100 percent of the site’s energy and renewable energy credits.
Development... Read More »
Chicago-based Exelon recently announced that the current CEO and president of its subsidiary PECO, Mike Innocenzo, will take on a new position as executive vice president and COO at Exelon itself.
Innocenzo will oversee all utility operations for Exelon, as well as the CEOs of its various subsidi... Read More »
Research by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) found that the high cost of installing heat pumps put them out of reach for most Americans., despite their benefits.
The findings, published in the journal Joule, examines the costs and benefits of air-source ... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will stop accepting new applications on Feb. 29 for the 2023 program year of the Low-Income Communities Bonus Credit program, which provides tax credits in low-income communities for wind and solar facilities.
Until then, applications will continue to be accepted... Read More »
A total of $87 million in rebates will be opened to the public later this week as part of a ComEd push to accelerate equitable adoption of electric vehicles by business and public sector customers.
When applications open on Feb. 15, 2024, the company will grant access to two rebate programs desi... Read More »
Amazon and Avangrid, Inc. agreed to expand their working relationship with a new power purchase agreement recently, which will give the commercial giant access to 98.4 MW of renewable energy sourced from the Amazon Wind Farm Oregon – Leaning Juniper IIA.
“Amazon is excited to announce our fir... Read More »
According to new data from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), cross-sector coordination is becoming increasingly important among historically independent industries, as a result of the transformative push from electric vehicles into the market.
“As the rapid electrific... Read More »
The Byllesby Hydroelectric facility in Carroll County, Va., recently received $2.1 million in Hydroelectric Efficiency Improvement Incentives from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) – one of 46 sites selected for such awards across the country.
With funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure ... Read More »