APPA News

by Peter Maloney
APPA News
Posted June 7, 2019

Recent actions in New England further point to the region’s growing position as a national center for offshore wind power.

by Paul Ciampoli
APPA News Director
Posted June 7, 2019

Several public power utilities are included on top 10 utility solar rankings recently released by the Smart Electric Power Alliance.

by Paul Ciampoli
APPA News Director
Posted June 6, 2019

The City of Glenwood Springs, Colo., in June became the second wholesale electric participant of the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) to attain its 100 percent renewable energy goal, securing enough electric generation production from renewable resources to meet the City’s annual electric usage.

by Peter Maloney
APPA News
Posted June 6, 2019

Electric power resources should be sufficient to meet expected summer demand, according to the North American Electric Reliability Corp.’ 2019 Summer Reliability Assessment, but the oversight organization does see some potential trouble spots.

by Peter Maloney
APPA News
Posted June 5, 2019

The North American Energy Reliability Corporation (NERC) has certified that the California Independent System Operator can act as reliability coordinator for electricity balancing authorities in Western states and part of Mexico beginning July 1.

by Peter Maloney
APPA News
Posted June 5, 2019

California public power utility Alameda Municipal Power has launched an energy savings program for low income customers that aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions while lowering participants’ electric bills.

by Paul Ciampoli
APPA News Director
Posted June 5, 2019

Platte River Power Authority’s owner communities on May 30 signed an extension to the organic contract initially executed in 1975 that established Platte River as a political subdivision authorized to provide wholesale power to its owner communities.

by Peter Maloney
APPA News
Posted June 4, 2019

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.

by Paul Ciampoli
APPA News Director
Posted June 3, 2019

The Virginia public power cities of Danville and Martinsville, along with Central Virginia Electric Cooperative, are seeking proposals from developers for stand-alone solar, stand-alone energy storage or a combination of solar and storage under a request for proposals issued on May 31.

by APPA News
Posted June 3, 2019

U.S. geothermal capacity could hit 60 gigawatts by 2050, up from 3.8 GW today, if technology improvements drive down costs, according to a report by the Department of Energy.