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Grid Modernization
Community Engagement
Smart grid deployment has yielded far-reaching benefits on the island of Guam — especially a big jump in customer satisfaction and much greater efficiencies in power restoration. There are more opportunities to leverage smart grid technology in the years ahead.
Reliability
Energy Efficiency
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is offering a new energy savings program for large commercial and industrial customers to lower the risk of outages this summer resulting from the limited availability of natural gas from the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility.
Energy Efficiency
The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Aug. 2 approved the establishment of an energy efficiency resource standard, or EERS, for that state.
Energy Efficiency
As part of New York state's efforts to boost energy efficiency, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Oct. 19 said that $790,000 would be made available for cities, towns and villages in the state's Mid-Hudson Region through the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority to convert streetlights to LEDs.
Energy Efficiency
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has approved bipartisan energy efficiency legislation that was introduced in February by Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.
Generation
Bonds and Financing
Community Engagement
The New York Power Authority is partnering with the Town of Clarkstown, New York, to install LED street lighting throughout the town in a project that will save the municipality an estimated $900,000 in annual energy and maintenance costs.