Tag: report

Other Utilities

Natural gas still top generation fuel, says Association report

March 7, 2017

Via: AmericanPublicPower

Natural gas remains the top source of electricity generation in the United States and is expected to continue that role into the future, says a new report by the American Public Power Association. Wind energy and utility-scale solar power are […]

Electric Utility

Department of Energy releases second part of Quadrennial Energy Review

January 9, 2017

Via: AmericanPublicPower

The Department of Energy has released the second installment of its Quadrennial Energy Review. The report, entitled Transforming the Nation’s Electricity System, describes the electric system as a critical, essential national asset and says it is a “strategic imperative” for […]

Electric Utility, Telecommunications

Vermont public power utility quick to isolate potential cyber-threat and share information

January 3, 2017

Via: AmericanPublicPower

After detecting suspicious internet traffic that federal officials say has been linked to a Russian campaign tied to recent hacks, Vermont’s Burlington Electric Department acted quickly to isolate a single laptop on which the suspicious traffic was detected and reported […]

Health & Insurance

Health-care spending accelerated at faster pace in 2015 as prices rose, particularly for drugs

November 24, 2016

Via: CNBC Healthcare

Spending on health care for people who have private insurance accelerated last year, ending a two-year period of more modest spending growth, a new study finds. In 2015, overall spending for people with private health insurance increased by 4.6 percent, […]

Public Transport

Report: Access to Car-Share and Bike-Share Is Worse in Communities of Color

July 29, 2016

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Car-share and bike-share services are making it easier to go without owning a car in American cities, but access to “shared-use” systems remains limited in communities of color compared to majority-white neighborhoods, according to a new analysis from the Shared Use Mobility Center [PDF]. SUMC […]

Electric Utility, Infrastructure

Utility participation key to driving residential storage growth

July 20, 2016

Via: Utility Dive

Residential energy storage is a niche market now, but it is going to build momentum over the next 10 years, according to a new report from Navigant Consulting, opening opportunities for utilities to harness the technology. The report’s authors see […]