Tag: utility regulators

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Utility regulators must make smart decisions about smart meters: delays could be costly to consumers

February 13, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

Hollywood couldn’t write a better script. The energy transition, having had more plot turns than can be counted, seems poised for climax thanks in no small part to a $369 billion investment from the Inflation Recovery Act (IRA). Advanced meters […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Utility regulators need to be a lot more proactive on climate resilience. Here’s how they can start.

August 18, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

As the country grapples with accelerating consequences from extreme weather events, new regulatory frameworks are needed to guide utility investments for added resilience. The chain of events during the first half of 2021 — from the Texas freeze to the […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Utility regulators wake up to the long-term risks of gas

December 9, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

Throughout this year, a subtle but meaningful shift has occurred within utility regulatory agencies across the country. Multiple states have opened official proceedings investigating the future of gas distribution in their state. This could be the beginning of a significant […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

DC regulators consider ‘light touch’ when it comes to microgrid rules

July 28, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

The district is aiming to deliver 100% renewable energy by 2032, and observers say microgrids will be a key strategy. Regulators have indicated they want to ensure their approach does not dissuade development, while still addressing key issues of safety […]

Public Institutions, Public Works

Resilience, pipelines & PURPA: FERC regulators preview major issues at NARUC

February 14, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

This year’s winter meeting of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) gave state regulators the uncommon opportunity to hear from all five regulators on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the space of just a few days. On […]