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Five utilities in Washington state will receive a combined $12.6 million in grants from the state's Clean Energy Fund.
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Electricity Markets
Security and Resilience (Cyber and Physical)
Community Engagement
The American Public Power Association and three other groups representing consumer-owned utilities filed comments with the Department of Energy Feb. 6 on a notice of proposed rulemaking issued by DOE in December that would allow the department to carry out the emergency authority given to it under a new section of the Federal Power Act that was created by Congress about a year ago.
Security and Resilience (Cyber and Physical)
Generation
There were no operational impacts from recent cyber incidents involving the U.S. power sector, government and industry officials recently said.
Security and Resilience (Cyber and Physical)
Reliability
Generation
The American Public Power Association is encouraging its members to participate in the big nationwide grid security exercise - GridEx IV - that is taking place in November.
Community Engagement
Electricity Markets
Generation
Workforce
The electric power industry in the United States supports more than 7 million jobs - or one in 20 American jobs - and contributes 5 percent of total gross domestic product, or GDP, says a report released Aug. 2 by M.J. Bradley & Associates.
Workforce
Public power decision makers are constantly evaluating the costs and benefits of capital investments and equipment. However, hiring the right employees is often based on emotion or politics.