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Distributed Energy Resources
Two California community choice aggregators, Monterey Bay Community Power and Silicon Valley Clean Energy, have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with 8minute Solar Energy for the output of a solar-plus-storage plant the company is building.
Bonds and Financing
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, on Jun 18 announced additional details on Democrats’ comprehensive infrastructure package, the Moving America Forward Act, which includes several items of importance to public power.
Generation
A power purchase agreement between Florida public power utility JEA and the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG Power) tied to the expansion project at Plant Vogtle, a nuclear power generating facility in Georgia, is valid and enforceable, U.S. District Judge Mark Cohen ruled on June 17.
Distributed Energy Resources
American Municipal Power (AMP), Heartland Consumers Power District and Lakeland Electric are winners of the American Public Power Association Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) program’s 2020 Energy Innovator Award. Each year the DEED program, which nurtures innovation in
Reliability
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) last week granted conditional approval of wildfire mitigation plans submitted by utilities in the state.
Electric Vehicles
There were 3,323 electric vehicles sold in the seven-county Columbus, Ohio, metropolitan region from April 2017 to February 2020, breaking the target of 3,200 vehicles sold that was set by the Smart Columbus Electrification Program.
Reliability
The City of New Bern, N.C., has completed a $1.4 million transformer replacement project.
Reliability
The New York Power Authority has resumed work on certain projects that were suspended so that the Authority could focus on the continued safe operation of its power plants and transmission system in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.