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NuScale Power on Jan. 11 announced together with Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) that it has executed agreements to facilitate the development of the Carbon Free Power Project (CFPP), which will deploy NuScale small modular reactors (SMRs) at the Idaho National Laboratory.
Customer Service
Several public power utilities have earned high scores for residential customer satisfaction in a recently released J.D. Power study.
Bonds and Financing
S&P Global Ratings on Jan. 5 assigned an “A” issuer credit rating to Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE), a California community choice aggregator.
Energy Storage
The U.S. Department of Energy, in late December, released its plan to ramp up manufacturing capability so that the country’s demand for energy storage can be filled by domestic sources by 2030.
Bills and Rates
The U.S. Department of Treasury is soliciting applications due next Tuesday from cities and counties with more than 200,000 population for direct grants from a $25 billion renter assistance program established as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020.
Bills and Rates
The American Public Power Association is working with the National Energy Assistance Directors Association (NEADA) to ensure that a $25 billion rental assistance program authorized under the COVID relief bill signed into law by President Trump in December will be available to help renters pay their rent and utility bills as intended by Congress.
Distributed Energy Resources
In order to facilitate Monolith Materials’ proposed $1 billion expansion of its Olive Creek facility near Hallam, Neb., Nebraska Public Power District and Monolith have signed a letter of intent outlining their intention to procure enough renewable energy resources to generate two million megawatt-hours annually.
Distributed Energy Resources
California community choice aggregator (CCA) Peninsula Clean Energy on Jan. 5 said it has agreed to procure 245 megawatts of power from three California wind projects.