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Distributed Energy Resources
California community choice aggregator East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) on Oct. 29 issued a request for offers to procure long-term renewable energy and storage resources.
Reliability
Deploying an Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) is challenging in the best of times. Deploying an ADMS upgrade during COVID-19 only adds to the challenges.
Community Engagement
Forty-two public power electric utilities and utility organizations earned Excellence in Public Power Communications Awards from the American Public Power Association.
Disaster Response and Mutual Aid
Crews from several public power utilities deployed to assist with power restoration efforts in the wake of Hurricane Zeta, which made landfall as a hurricane and knocked out power to millions of customers in the Southeast.
Disaster Response and Mutual Aid
Nebraska Public Power District and the Omaha Public Power District are sending crews to Oklahoma to help with power restoration efforts in that state in the wake of power outages following a widespread ice storm earlier in the week.
Distributed Energy Resources
Concentric Power Inc. and Gonzales Electric Authority (GEA), which was established by the City of Gonzales, Calif., to oversee its new municipal electric utility, have executed an energy services agreement to deliver wholesale electric power via a community-scale microgrid. The microgrid will
Customer Service
Rock Hill Utilities, a South Carolina public power utility that began using text messages as an outage notification tool in May, is now looking at expanding its use for other functions to save time and money.
Cybersecurity and Physical Security
The power sector is keeping a close watch on potential threats to physical security and cybersecurity from international and domestic actors in the lead up to next week’s elections in the U.S.