With approval by the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia, Pepco is moving forward with its Capital Grid project, a ten-year strategy to strengthen the resiliency and reliability of the District's energy grid by modernizing aging infrastructure while creating a smarter energy system
The plans outline an additional $572 million in capital investments over the next five years across FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania utilities.
The multiphase Communications Backbone initiative, first announced in 2017, involves the installation of fiber optic cables and other communications systems connecting NYPA’s 16 power generating facilities and 1,400 miles of transmission infrastructure to its White Plains office and the Integrated Smart Operations Center.
PG&E has said the deliberate blackouts could be a recurring event for the next decade while it spends billions of dollars to upgrade its outdated electrical grid. Alsup said he thinks that reliance on blackouts stems in part from PG&E's tree-trimming shortcomings.
The utility, Central Maine Power, wants to build a 145-mile line to bring power to the regional grid from Quebec. State campaign finance reports released this week show a political action committee supported by CMP spent most of the money on television advertisements.
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to hire two law firms to pursue legal action against pacific Gas & Electric, the nation's largest utility. The 121-square-mile blaze destroyed 374 structures in the county in October 2019.
Under the agreement, the two companies will work collaboratively to upgrade and extend Ghana’s transmission infrastructure, improve the country’s grid capacity and stability, enable and expand a stable power export to neighboring countries in the West African Power Pool.