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Electric Utility, Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Public Works

States, utilities must ensure equitable investment in electric vehicle infrastructure, new report warns

April 7, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan calls for investing $174 billion in the EV market, including point of sale vehicle rebates and the installation of a half million chargers by 2030. As the transition to electric transportation begins in […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Massive Solar Farm Will Serve Texas Grid

April 6, 2021

Via: PowerMag

A California company has teamed with the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s largest gas utility company to build a major solar power project just outside Houston, Texas. Rosendin, an electrical contractor with its corporate headquarters in San Jose, and Tokyo Gas […]


Electric Utility, Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Public Works

Duke, other utilities see dollar signs in becoming EV experts

March 24, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

As this year’s Super Bowl viewers learned, parts of Europe are well-ahead of the U.S. in electric vehicle adoption. Energy providers there have developed an array of services to help business customers make the switch to electric, with large utility […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

California opens rulemaking on provider of last resort, as customers move away from utilities

March 19, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

A POLR, essentially a utility or entity that is obliged to serve all customers, isn’t specific to the electric sector — telecommunications carriers of last resort, for instance, have existed since the 1990s. In California, the concept has become especially […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Can Biden Get a 100% Clean Energy Bill Through Congress?

January 26, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

Now that President Joe Biden has assumed office, he can get to work on his pledge to move the nation to 100 percent clean energy. During the campaign, Biden advocated a 100 percent clean energy standard pegged to 2035. This […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Consent granted for the UK’s largest battery energy storage project

December 24, 2020

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The project is more than ten times the size of the UK’s largest operational battery project and is set to be one of the world’s largest. It will provide fast-reacting power and system balancing to support the ongoing growth and […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Southeastern Utilities Launch Plan for Regional Energy-Trading Market

December 14, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The U.S. Southeast’s biggest utilities have filed plans for a Southeast Energy Exchange Market, an electricity trading platform that they say could reduce power prices for about 50 million people and better integrate the region’s growing share of clean power […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Are utilities legally required to plan for climate change? ‘The devil is in the details.’

December 8, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

Panfil acknowledges that the report’s conclusion is “novel,” but also says “the novelty is one that doesn’t depart from core legal obligations and longstanding understandings of our legal system.” “To the extent there are obligations and requirements that entities avoid […]


Basic Services, Emergency Services

Gov. Cuomo proposes bill to ‘dramatically increase penalties’ for NY utility storm response failures

October 30, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

New York utilities are coping with the remnants of Hurricane Zeta and say they are always working to improve storm response. At the same time, the state is considering stricter penalties for potential failures. “After every storm we look for […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Solar PV installations to hit 115GW in 2020 says report

October 28, 2020

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

A new report released by analysts at Wood Mackenzie states that new solar PV projects are expected to hit 115GW this year, a 5% increase on installations in 2019. “The most severe of lockdowns have ended in almost all countries, […]