Net metering — the billing mechanism that allows electric utility customers to be compensated for the electricity they sell back to their utility — should be reformed to best support all customers, according to a new study published by the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF), a Washing... Read More »
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) will file a request in the coming months with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) for new base rates.
FPL intends to propose a four-year rate plan that would begin in January 2022. FPL has not requested a general rate increase since 2016. The new four-y... Read More »
In an inventory of electricity generators for 2021, the United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicts that the bulk of 39.7 GW of new electricity generating capacity for the year will come from renewable sources.
Solar stands to gain the most this year, representing 39 percent of... Read More »
Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are seeking sources of additional generation capacity to meet a potential energy shortfall that will be created by the expected retirements of several coal-fired electric plants.
The companies issue a request for proposals last we... Read More »
Black Hills Energy will file a Clean Energy Plan with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission that details its plan to achieve an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030.
Black Hills Energy, which provides electric and natural gas service to nearly 290,000 customers in Col... Read More »
Regional electric utility El Paso Electric (EPE) filed its Transportation Electrification Plan (TEP) with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) last week, providing a two-year idea for increasing electric vehicle (EV) use through new smart infrastructure programs.
The company intend... Read More »
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities last week approved a more than $700 million investment by Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G), the state’s largest and oldest investor-owned utility, to install smart meters for its 2.3 million electric customers.
The smart meters — also known as adv... Read More »
PSEG Long Island built a 7.3-mile underground transmission line designed to increase the electric system's reliability and resiliency in western Nassau County, N.Y.
The new Western Nassau Transmission Project was put into service in December 2020, meeting regulatory deadlines and coming in under... Read More »
John Hairston was tapped as the administrator and CEO of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) in Portland, Ore.
Hairston, who was appointed to the post by Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, has served as acting administrator and CEO since September 2020. Before that, he served as chief operat... Read More »
ALLETE Clean Energy and ALLETE South Wind, both subsidiaries of ALLETE, have accrued nearly $350 million in tax equity financing for wind facilities in Oklahoma and Minnesota.
“The successful closing on tax equity financing for these two wind sites signifies investors’ confidence in ALLETE’... Read More »