Public power utilities across the country continue to grapple with supply chain issues across a range of materials but they are proactively responding to this challenge through a wide range of mitigation strategies.
Rich Wallen, General Manager and CEO of Washington State’s Grant County PUD, recently warned of the negative consequences that could result from the removal of the Lower Snake River Dams in testimony he gave at a House hearing that examined proposed hydropower licensing changes.
A new report from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) explores pathways for using variable energy resources (VREs), such as wind and solar power, and energy storage to remove carbon dioxide emissions from electricity systems efficiently by 2050.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on May 12 issued a request for information (RFI) seeking input on the structure of a $505 million long duration energy storage initiative.
Salt River Project is a member of a new coalition formed in Arizona to explore strategies for achieving a carbon dioxide neutral economy in the state, including the creation of a regional clean hydrogen hub.
Local control over decision making in areas such as renewable energy or reliability offers a key advantage for public power communities, Ursula Schryver, Vice-President of Strategic Member Engagement & Education at the American Public Power Association (APPA), said during a recent event related to public power.
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory recently launched an online tool that allows users to quickly estimate the economic impacts associated with the development, construction, and operation of electric vehicle charging stations, also called electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE).
Public power utility crews are making significant progress in their efforts to extend electricity to Navajo homes through Light Up Navajo III (LUN III), a joint effort between the American Public Power Association (APPA) and the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA).