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WVa regulators OK rate increase for AEP subsidiaries

West Virginia utility regulators have approved a rate increase request for two American Electric Power subsidiaries.

Exelon Utilities’ 2050 net-zero plan includes EV adoption, energy efficiency

The part of Exelon Corp. which oversees its customer-facing utilities is vowing to reduce operations-drive emissions 50 percent by 2030 and to net-zero 20 years after that. Exelon Utilities announced Wednesday that the short-term reductions...
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Is it time for you to consider undergrounding some of your distribution lines?

Two North American utilities are burying more than 6,000 miles of power lines combined. Project managers from each one describe why they did it, how they did it, and what lessons they have learned...

New York creates $5M fund for communities facing fossil fuel power plant closures

Yesterday, New York State announced $5 million for the Just Transition Site Reuse Planning Program to help communities facing fossil fuel power plant closures with site reuse planning and support.

Power shutoffs should be last resort, regulators warn

The president of California's utility regulator warned a top power company Monday that power outages to prevent equipment from sparking wildfires should only be used as a last resort.

What’s in Congress’ infrastructure bill for renewable energy

Advocates called the bipartisan infrastructure bill a “down payment” on President Biden's climate and clean energy ambitions.
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Pecan Street to study microgrids, VPP, DER in Puerto Rico using residential energy data

Yesterday, Pecan Street announced that it received a $100,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to investigate how high-resolution residential energy data can inform the design and management of microgrids in Puerto Rico...

AES and X collaborate on grid virtualization tools

The tools will enable more clean energy to be added to the grid more quickly because grid operators will have a clearer picture of how the grid is operating in near real time.
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CT regulators approve energy storage incentive program

Residential customers eligible for incentives of up to $7500 with C&I eligible for up to 50% of project cost Last week, Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) issued a final decision as part of its...

New Mexico’s largest utilities to resume normal billing

Tens of thousands of people in New Mexico who are behind on their gas and electric bills could lose power as soon as mid-August after a pandemic moratorium on utility shutoffs ended.