The Next Step for Utilities in Workforce Transformation

Credit to Author: Gary McAuliffe| Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 18:31:28 +0000

Hurricane Ian, which struck Florida in late September last year, was a devastating storm and a harsh reminder of the impact of Mother Nature’s wrath. Unfortunately, extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and powerful, and our aging grid is struggling to keep up. COMMENTARY Sanibel Island on Florida’s west coast, for example, lost power […]

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FERC: Investors with Utility Board Members are Affiliates

Credit to Author: Maxwell Multer| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 21:19:05 +0000

Building on analysis in its February 2021 Public Citizen, Inc. v. Centerpoint Energy, Inc. opinion, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently issued decisions in Evergy Kansas, Inc. (Evergy) and Transalta Energy Marketing (U.S.), Inc. (Transalta) analyzing whether investments that were under 10% of outstanding voting shares, but were paired with appointment of directors that […]

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How Utilities Can Solve ‘Time of Use’ Rate Rollout Puzzle in Just Three Steps

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2022 13:47:07 +0000

In a constantly plugged-in world, people rely on always available and uninterrupted electricity, now more than ever. While the electric industry has invested significantly to meet customers’ demand on the grid, utilities increasingly turn to their customers to provide reliable, cost-effective grid services with customer-sited distributed energy resources (DERs) like energy storage and demand response. […]

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California’s Electricity Rates Should Be Unbundled — Op-Ed

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2022 22:49:33 +0000

The discussion about California’s grid, rooftop solar energy, and net metering goes on. Following up on the comments under this article and then this article as well as years of debate, research reports, lobbying, solar industry pushback, and a net metering update that seems to be in complete limbo, below is a comment from CleanTechnica […]

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The POWER Interview: Modeling Solutions for the Future of Energy

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 13:43:42 +0000

Utilities function in the present but must always plan for the future. That’s even more true today, as the rapid pace of change with power generation technologies, and the transition to cleaner forms of energy, means utilities—whether they deal with electricity, natural gas, water, transportation, or are a municipality that pays attention to all those […]

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San Diego Electric School Bus Puts Electricity Into The Grid

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2022 05:45:27 +0000

electric school bus Lion ElectricWhat’s cooler than an electric school bus? An electric school bus with vehicle-to-grid capability. And that’s what some schools in San Diego, California, now have. San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), the Cajon Valley Union School District, an Nuvve have just kicked off a vehicle-to-grid trial with 8 electric school buses. Naturally, the plan is […]

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San Diego Electric School Buses Shuttling Electricity Into The Grid Now

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2022 05:47:27 +0000

electric school bus Lion ElectricWhat’s cooler than an electric school bus? An electric school bus with vehicle-to-grid capability. And that’s what some schools in San Diego, California, now have. San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), the Cajon Valley Union School District, an Nuvve have just kicked off a vehicle-to-grid trial with 8 electric school buses. Naturally, the plan is […]

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What Firefighters Can Teach Us About Preparing The Grid For Extreme Weather

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2022 16:14:15 +0000

Preparing for emergencies and preventing disasters requires planning, equipment and communications. This is true for fighting fires and for keeping the electric power system operating in extreme weather. Firefighters have strategic plans regarding territory to address, as well as operational plans. Equipment includes fire trucks, protective gear and hoses. First responders need to share communications, […]

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Colorado Regulators Approve Plan That Phases Out Coal By 2031

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 19:43:28 +0000

With a unanimous decision, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved Xcel’s plan to accelerate the end of coal in the state. The updated settlement — which was supported by NRDC, Sierra Club, and other parties and approved by the PUC with some modifications — is a win for the climate, Xcel customers, and […]

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Fleet of Electric Seaglider Planes by 2025, My Ami Buggy Comes To Life, & More EV News

Credit to Author: EV News Today| Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 02:31:55 +0000

Innovation continues in the e-mobility realm. There are plans to launch a fleet of electric seaglider planes by 2025 in Hawaii. The Citroën Ami 100% ëlectric is now available from £19.99 per month. A limited edition Ami Buggy is going on sale in France. Also scroll through the stories below to find the top 20 […]

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