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Distributed Energy Resources
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that $5 million is available for projects designed to help integrate renewable energy resources into the state’s electric grid to help make it more resilient.
Disaster Response
Community
Reliability
Electric utility crews, including those at public power utilities, have been at the ready over the last few days to help with the disaster unfolding in Houston, but so far, the situation in the biggest city in Texas looks more like a matter of saving lives than of getting power restored.
Smart Grid
The New York Power Authority is reaching design completion of its statewide sensor deployment program, allowing site installations to commence.
Distributed Energy Resources
Offshore transmission developer Anbaric has filed an application with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for non-exclusive rights-of-way to develop the Southern New England OceanGrid, an open-access offshore transmission system designed to maximize the region’s offshore wind resources. The project will be built out over a period of 20 years.
Electricity Markets
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved an order that alters the Commission’s methodology for analyzing the base return on equity component of a jurisdictional public utility’s rates.
Reliability
How do you define resiliency? For Michael Hyland, Senior Vice President, Engineering Services, at the American Public Power Association, the answer can be found in the fighting spirit of Rocky Balboa, who rose from the streets of Philadelphia to the pinnacle of boxing competition in his fight with Apollo Creed in the movie “Rocky.”
Electricity Markets
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Oct. 17 initiated proceedings that will examine how ISO New England, the PJM Interconnection and the Southwest Power Pool are implementing the exemption from competitive selection processes afforded to immediate need reliability projects. In Order 1000,
Distributed Energy Resources
Gain an overview of potential broadband opportunities and considerations for public power utilities that may arise from the widespread deployment of small cell facilities.
Hear an overview of practical considerations in the development and implementation of wireless pole attachment agreements in conformance of the new FCC rules and state requirements.
Distributed Energy Resources
Learn about the FCC's Small Cell Order and its requirements and impacts related to public power utilities.