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by Paul CiampoliAPPA News DirectorPosted May 17, 2019
Representatives Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Darin LaHood, R-Ill., on May 14 introduced legislation that would allow for the transfer of renewable energy tax credits.
House Municipal Finance Caucus Chairmen Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md., and Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, on May 15 introduced legislation to reinstate the ability to issue tax-exempt advance refunding bonds.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on May 16 issued an order in which it largely upheld determinations it made in Order No. 841, which established rules for the participation of electric storage resources (ESRs) in markets overseen by regional transmission organizations and independent system operators.
by Paul CiampoliAPPA News DirectorPosted May 16, 2019
California public power utility Silicon Valley Power (SVP) recently received a mutual aid commendation from the American Public Power Association for electric restoration efforts it provided to the City of Redding Electric Utility (REU) during the 2018 Carr Fire, which was the eighth most destructive wildfire in California history.
by Ethan HowlandAPPA NewsPosted May 16, 2019
After first focusing on the cost saving benefits of advanced metering infrastructure, utilities are using the infrastructure and data AMI gathers in multiple ways, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Energy.