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Electric Vehicles
The Department of Energy (DOE) has released a report on the issues and opportunities facing utilities as electric vehicles become more widespread.
Workforce
CPS Energy President and CEO Paula Gold-Williams on Oct. 21 informed the public power utility’s Board of Trustees of her plans to leave CPS Energy in early 2022.
Electric Vehicles
JEA, the public power utility serving the greater Jacksonville, Florida, area, has launched JEA Drive Electric, an electric vehicle education, marketing, and peak load reduction program.
Distributed Energy Resources
The administration of President Joe Biden has outlined a path for the potential sale of up to seven new offshore leases for wind power projects by 2025.
Bills and Rates
Members of the California delegation in the U.S. House and Senate recently asked Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig to provide guidance that recipients of residential utility assistance funded through the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (CSLFRF) will not need to report it as income.
Workforce
Colin Hansen, who is currently Executive Director of Kansas Municipal Utilities (KMU), will be joining Kansas Power Pool (KPP) effective Feb. 1, 2022 as KPP’s new CEO and General Manager.
Reliability
AMP Transmission (AMPT) recently broke ground for the construction of its new Bellard Substation.
Community Engagement
Tom Kent, President and CEO of Nebraska Public Power District, and Jason McPherson, City Administrator, City of Marlow, Okla., were recently elected to serve on the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Board of Directors. Kent will fill the Region 3 Board seat, which covers the states of Iowa