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by Paul CiampoliAPPA News DirectorPosted November 12, 2019
Lazard’s latest annual Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) analysis shows that as the cost of renewable energy continues to decline, certain technologies that became cost-competitive with conventional generation several years ago on a new-build basis continue to maintain competitiveness with the marginal cost of existing conventional gen...
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission orders that established rules for the participation of electric storage resources (ESRs) in the capacity, energy, and ancillary service markets operated by regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs) disregard the bright line between federal and state jurisdi...
by Paul CiampoliAPPA News DirectorPosted November 8, 2019
Among the top electric vehicle policy trends in the third quarter of 2019 was financial incentives for electric vehicles and charging infrastructure, with the majority of incentives under consideration being rebate programs, a new report from the NC Clean Energy Technology Center said.
by Paul CiampoliAPPA News DirectorPosted November 7, 2019
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has developed an information clearinghouse to better ensure that drivers cannot conceal drug and alcohol violations by moving on to another job. There are no exemptions for municipalities.
by Peter MaloneyAPPA NewsPosted November 6, 2019
Several California community choice aggregators and public power utility Silicon Valley Power have joined together to issue a request for proposals for the installation of about 32.7 megawatts of battery energy storage devices intended to offset the effects of Pacific Gas and Electric’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS).