Dothan Utilities has installed two DC fast chargers in what is seen as a step in adapting to the growing numbers of electric vehicles on U.S. roads.
Crews from North Carolina and South Carolina public power entities recently helped Virginia’s Danville Utilities restore power after Danville was hit by ice storms.
The American Public Power Association (APPA) and the American Public Gas Association (APGA) recently urged President Biden to use the Natural Gas Policy Act (NGPA) to declare a natural gas supply emergency and to authorize the Secretary of Energy to exercise delegated authority under section 302 of the act to cap the price for purchases of natural gas from producers of natural gas or other persons to the extent authorized by the NGPA.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Feb. 22 said that its Office of Enforcement is examining wholesale natural gas and electricity market activity during recent extreme cold weather to determine if any market participants engaged in market manipulation or other violations.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Feb. 22 said that it will open a new proceeding to examine the threat that climate change and extreme weather events pose to electric reliability.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in March will convene the first in a series of technical conferences focused on modernizing electricity market design.
Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) line worker crews were recently deployed to the City of Natchitoches, La., and the Town of Vidalia, La., to assist with power restoration efforts in the wake of outages caused by harsh winter weather.
Public power utilities recently sent crews to help Oregon investor-owned Portland General Electric (PGE) with power restoration efforts after PGE was hit hard by a winter storm this month.