A new report by Guidehouse Insights shows there is ample data smart meters can provide in aiding energy efficiency.
Entergy New Orleans through its Energy Smart Program has launched the Hurricane Ida Recovery Fund to help its small businesses, commercial and industrial customers cover up to 100% of the cost for new and sustainable energy projects as they recover from the natural disaster. Those eligible for the program must ... Read more »
Artificial intelligence (AI) will play a key role in intertwining the power, transport, industry and building sectors while helping to decentralize the power industry as energy systems across the world move toward decarbonization, according to…
As part of its recently launched Utility Transformation Challenge initiative, the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) recommends utilities undergo a series of cultural and business model changes, such as linking executive compensation to carbon reduction goals, to support the transition to a carbon-free, clean energy future. Many utilities across the ... Read more »
PepsiCo, Best Buy, McCormick & Company, and two Viacom CBS TV stations have signed long-term agreements to receive energy and corresponding renewable energy certificates (RECs) from the Big Star Solar Project under development in Bastrop County, Texas.
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), a leading think tank for the power sector, has published its 2021 list of sustainability priorities for the North American power sector, based on extensive research conducted in 2020 with U.S. and Canadian stakeholders. Sustainability priorities, often referred to as sustainability materiality issues, are ... Read more »
AES, one of the world’s leading power companies, is working with Google X, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., to develop a virtual grid of AES’ power distribution system that will model how to improve reliability when the system is using more clean energy resources. The move is a significant step ... Read more »
Hawaiian Electric, the state’s largest utility, has adopted a new Performance Based Regulation (PBR) Framework based on a recent order from the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approving a portfolio of new Performance Incentive Mechanisms (PIMs), Scorecards, and Reported Metrics. The Framework became effective in June this year. The new ... Read more »
As part of a broader push to explore green hydrogen by New York to support the state’s overall decarbonization goals, the New York Power Authority (NYPA) is launching a first-of-its-kind green hydrogen demonstration project to investigate the potential of substituting renewable hydrogen for a portion of the natural gas used ... Read more »
Xcel Energy says the alternate energy plan that the company expects to propose to regulators will include more wind, solar, energy storage and natural gas options to protect reliability.
At a time when there is an urgent need to step up sustainability efforts, Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) – one of the largest utilities in the U.S. – has accelerated its transition to net zero to 2030 from a previously stated 2050 timeline adopted in 2019, making the climate ... Read more »
Southern California Edison (SCE), the largest electricity provider for Southern California, is collaborating with Volta Charging in an innovative outdoor advertising campaign to communicate the benefits of driving electric vehicles (EVs). The ads will appear on charging stations owned and operated by Volta at Vons grocery store in Lakewood, CA. ... Read more »