The American Public Power Association and four other electric industry groups have asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a clarification in response to FERC's Order No. 824, concerning regulations that require public access to databases maintained by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation.
On May 11, President Trump signed an executive order on cybersecurity designed to protect federal government networks and critical infrastructure, including the nation's power grid.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Nov. 17 issued a notice of proposed rulemaking, or NOPR, that would require regional transmission organizations and independent system operators to revise their wholesale power tariffs to better remove barriers to RTO-run wholesale market participation by energy storage resources such as large battery systems.
A new report from GTM Research examining the outlook for combined heat and power and fuel cells says that 11 gigawatts of new customer-sited, fuel-based generation will be deployed in the U.S. over the next decade.
Will customers engage with time-of-use rates? From the vantage point of Mathew Freedman, a staff attorney with The Utility Reform Network, the answer to that question boils down to whether customer bills go up or down.
The American Public Power Association recently awarded $436,250 in utility project grants and scholarships through its Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments program.