DOE Envisions Future Grid’s Transformation into a ‘Network’

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 16:16:24 +0000

The grid must accommodate more inverter-based generation and adequately handle the bi-directional flow of electricity, but it must also apply alternative grid configurations and coordinate planning and operations across multiple participants and jurisdictions. That’s the vision Michael Pesin, deputy assistant secretary for the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Grid Research and Development division, outlined in […]

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Ford Seeks Renewable Energy For New EVs In … Tennessee?

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 17:45:54 +0000

Tennessee busts into renewable energy spotlight with new Ford electric vehicle campus and an assist from the TVA.

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CEQ Proposes to Restore Impactful NEPA Provisions

Credit to Author: Jared Wigginton| Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 10:51:43 +0000

The federal government’s Council on Environmental Quality  (CEQ) on Oct. 7 issued a proposed rulemaking to rescind several Trump-era regulatory amendments that limit the scope of environmental reviews completed by federal agencies under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  If finalized, the proposed rule would restore agencies’ discretion to broaden the scope of NEPA reviews. […]

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CEQ Proposes to Restore Impactful NEPA Provisions

Credit to Author: Jared Wigginton| Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 10:51:43 +0000

The federal government’s Council on Environmental Quality  (CEQ) on Oct. 7 issued a proposed rulemaking to rescind several Trump-era regulatory amendments that limit the scope of environmental reviews completed by federal agencies under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  If finalized, the proposed rule would restore agencies’ discretion to broaden the scope of NEPA reviews. […]

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B.C. subsidizes energy drilling on caribou habitat it promised to protect, study says

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 13:59:45 +0000

British Columbia is subsidizing oil and gas well drilling on the same land it has promised to protect for caribou, new research has found. “The B.C. government has made a lot of commitments to caribou habitat restoration and it’s not really working,” said Adriana DiSilvestro, a University of British Columbia graduate student and lead author […]

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