Tag: EEI

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Kentucky regulators deny utility request to recover EEI dues. A similar question sits before FERC.

July 2, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Determining what all goes into a ratepayer’s monthly power bill essentially comes down to an accounting question, according to advocates. Currently, the majority of utility trade group dues are placed into an account slotted for “miscellaneous general expenses,” which is […]

Electric Utility, Health & Insurance, Public Utilities, Social Services

Utility industry groups push for first responder status for workers amid COVID-19 crisis

April 16, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Safety Agency designated several kinds of utility workers as essential in March, but achieving a status similar to that of healthcare workers would allow them more access to protective and sanitizing equipment. The groups are working […]

Basic Services

Utilities on high alert as phishing attempts, cyber probing spike related to Coronavirus

March 9, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

On its face, a link between the Coronavirus and electric grid security may not be obvious. But experts say the virus — and the related news frenzy — can pose a threat to utilities. At the same time, while COVID-19 […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Can the US power sector significantly reduce carbon emissions by 2040? Not according to EIA

January 30, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

As EIA’s model uses the policies in place right now to create future projections through 2050, a “business as usual assumption drives the reference case, … [and] makes [EIA] projections of energy very conservative,” Paul Saundry, Johns Hopkins University professor […]