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Bills and Rates
The Long Island Power Authority’s Board of Trustees on Dec. 16 unanimously approved a time-of-use (TOU) rate proposal.
Cybersecurity and Physical Security
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Dec. 17 issued a notice of proposed rulemaking proposing incentive rate treatment for certain voluntary cybersecurity investments that go above and beyond the requirements of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (mandatory Critical Infrastructure Protection reliability standards.
Distributed Energy Resources
The city council of LaGrange recently authorized the city’s utility to sign agreements that would allow the Georgia city to offer renewable power to the local Walmart store. Walmart has a goal to serve at least 50% of their stores nationwide with renewable power by 2025 and 100% by 2035. Buying
Cybersecurity and Physical Security
U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette on Dec. 17 issued an order designed to reduce the risks that entities associated with the People’s Republic of China pose to the U.S. bulk-power system (BPS).
Distributed Energy Resources
The North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) has adopted a report by its digital committee concerning the development of standards for the digital transformation taking place in the energy industry. The report summarizes a series of conference calls and surveys conducted by NAESB’s board of
Energy Storage
Public power utility Danville Utilities in Virginia is moving forward with a battery energy storage project designed to shave its peak charges and save the utility and its customers money. The Danville Utility Commission at its Nov. 30 meeting voted unanimously in favor of the 10.6-megawatt (MW), 23
Bills and Rates
In 2019, the average monthly electricity bill for residential customers in the U.S. was 1.8% lower than it had been in 2018, down from $118 to $115 per month, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Energy Storage
Starbucks Corp. is entering into solar and solar-plus-storage virtual power purchase agreements to support its corporate sustainability goals.