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Energy Storage
Eight Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) in California late last week launched a joint request for offers (RFO) to procure up to 500 megawatts (MW) of long-duration energy storage.
Customer Service
When Concord Municipal Light Plant (CMLP) received notice that its financial and accounting software would no longer be supported, it turned out to be a good thing.
The Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) in Oregon has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore the development of a renewable hydrogen production facility.
Bonds and Financing
Texas public power utility CPS Energy recently received strong bond credit ratings from Moody’s, S&P, and Fitch.
The New York State Public Service Commission on Oct. 15 adopted criteria for identifying transmission projects that are needed to meet the renewable energy goals of New York State’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. As part of last week’s action, the PSC also identified the New York Power Authority’s proposed Northern New York project as a high-priority project.
Cybersecurity and Physical Security
Registration is open for lead planners and planners participating in GridEx VI, which takes place Nov. 16-17, 2021.
Community Engagement
Jolene Thompson recently detailed her goals as President and CEO of American Municipal Power (AMP), how AMP and its members have successfully responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and what she is focused on in terms of her responsibilities as chair of the American Public Power Association’s Board of Directors.
The U.S. Department of Energy has approved a multi-year cost-share award of $1.355 billion to a new special purpose entity wholly owned by Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) for the development and construction of the Carbon Free Power Project, which will be the first NuScale small modular nuclear reactor (SMR) project in the U.S.