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President Trump on April 12 issued a memorandum to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt that, among other things, seeks to speed up the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) review process.
A number of significant developments for the public power community occurred in March including President Trump’s signing into law a spending bill that has several key items for public power utilities and a large group of Senators and House members voicing their opposition to a Trump Administration plan to divest the transmission assets held by the Tennessee Valley Authority and three...
BP Wind Energy, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Rolling Thunder I Power Partners LLC, has signed a purchase agreement to install a storage battery at its Titan 1 Wind Farm in South Dakota. The project is the first of its kind in BP’s U.S. operated wind business, said oil and gas producer BP in a news release.
Public power utility customers experienced the lowest instances of power outages in both frequency and duration in 2016, averaging one outage and less than two hours of interrupted electric service, the Energy Information Administration said on April 5.
From turning around an aging system to building for growth, smaller utilities share what it means to be reliable electricity providers for their communities.