Adding non-emitting dispatchable capacity to its transition efforts, Portland General Electric Company (PGE) this week acquired the Evergreen battery energy storage system, a 75 MW facility to be built by Mortenson in Hillsboro, Oregon.
The substation should enter service in 2024 and will be the ... Read More »
On Wednesday, Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company (OG&E) asked the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) to approve its plan to replace aging power units in eastern Oklahoma.
The two units at Horseshoe Lake Power Plant in Oklahoma County will be upgraded to newer, more efficient units to improv... Read More »
An inaugural plan filed with the Oregon Public Utility Commission by Pacific Power would align the company with the state’s clean energy measure by eliminating greenhouse gas emissions for all electricity sold by 2040.
“This plan continues our progress on the path to decarbonization,” Matt ... Read More »
While electric vehicle (EV) consumers say updates are needed for public fast-charging infrastructure, the vast majority of them are still likely to buy an EV as their next vehicle, according to a new survey released Wednesday by the nonprofit Plug In America, which represents EV drivers nationwide.
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Last year, Tampa Electric invested more than $180 million into system strengthening measures to improve its grid’s chances against severe weather – and with hurricane season officially starting this month, its efficacy will likely soon be put to the test.
Hurricane season runs from June 1 thr... Read More »
Officials in Massachusetts joined officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to celebrate the awarding of 14 zero-emission school buses to the city of New Bedford on Thursday.
Funded through the Bipartisan Infrastructure law, the awards were part of nearly $30 million in rebat... Read More »
According to a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average residential electricity bill for customers nationwide increased from $121 per month to $137 per month – a 5 percent increase, after adjusting for 40-year high inflation rates.
U.S. inflation itself rea... Read More »
Frigid temperatures are the bane of lithium-ion batteries, making them an issue for the expanding electric vehicle market, but now, scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories may have found a solution.
A critical component of the mo... Read More »
The deal on Sunday that was reached between the White House and House Republicans to suspend the federal debt limit includes provisions that make progress toward implementing permitting reforms to speed up energy projects.
Energy industry trade organizations praised the bipartisan efforts to reach ... Read More »
Hawaiian Electric is testing out a new means of incentivization for electric vehicle (EV) drivers alongside global electric vehicle software provider ev.energy with the launch of the Smart Charge Hawaii program.
This pilot offers a chance for customers of Hawaiian Electric to enroll to receive ei... Read More »