Tennessee public power utility EPB on Jan. 22 reported that new independent research reveals $2.69 billion in community benefits during the first ten years since EPB built the country’s first Gig-speed community-wide network and used it to establish what EPB said is the nation’s most advanced smart grid power distribution system.
U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Peter Buttigieg, who is President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as Secretary of Transportation, praised tax-exempt advance refunding bonds during Buttigieg’s nomination hearing on Jan. 21.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is looking to procure Tier 4 eligible renewable energy certificates (RECs) under a solicitation issued on Jan. 13.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Jan. 19 rejected a North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) proposal to replace audits of regional reliability entities with an undefined alternative oversight program.
Lincoln Electric System (LES) in Nebraska has put a 29-megawatt (MW) microgrid in service at virtually no cost.
The U.S. Department of Treasury on Jan. 19 released guidance for the implementation of a $25 billion Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program authorized as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Jan. 19 issued an opinion that vacates and remands the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule while also vacating the EPA’s separate action extending compliance timelines for all rules issued under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act (CAA).