September 1, 2015 - AEP invests $5 million in energy storage company
A major investor-owned utility recently put $5 million into grid-scale energy storage solutions, allowing the company to complete its $12.3-million round of funding.
September 1, 2015 - Third Circuit says FTC can sue companies for cybersecurity breaches
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Aug. 24 issued a precedential opinion regarding the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to file suit over cybersecurity breaches.
August 31, 2015 - Judge temporarily blocks implementation of WOTUS
A federal district court judge in North Dakota on Aug. 27 issued a preliminary injunction against the implementation of the Waters of the United States rule.
August 31, 2015 - Transforming electricity into the app-age will take careful planning
Customers could access electricity like they access taxis and vacation accommodations in the future, according to experts participating in the Solar Electric Power Association’s 51st State initiative. The initiative’s goal is to identify potential frameworks for integrating distributed energy resources, such as solar.
August 31, 2015 - Western helps Navy reach deal for large renewable energy purchase
The Department of the Navy, the Western Area Power Administration and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power on Aug. 20 commemorated an agreement to construct a 210-megawatt direct current solar facility to benefit 14 Navy installations in California.
- Final Clean Power Plan rule boosts emissions reduction target, includes reliability safety valve
- Transforming electricity into the app-age will take careful planning
- Glasgow deploys home energy storage to customers
- FERC commissioners weigh in on Clean Power Plan final rule
- APPA: Final EPA rule has improvements, but also sets more stringent targets for some states
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