The Department of Energy on Sept. 29 will host a webinar related to a survey that the agency plans to release related to the nation’s current supply of distribution transformers.
At a recent Northwest Public Power Association conference, Jason Herbert, Senior Director for External Strategy at Energy Northwest, detailed the joint action agency’s plans for the development of small modular reactors, while Meaghan Vibbert, Public Information Officer, at Washington State’s Douglas County PUD, provided an update on the PUD’s renewable hydrogen project.
The American Public Power Association on Sept. 19 underscored the need to streamline and reform the licensing process for hydropower projects.
The Department of Energy and the Department of the Interior recently released a plan outlining the actions they say are needed to connect the first generation of Atlantic offshore wind projects to the electric grid, as well as to increase transmission resources over the next several decades.
The Bureau of Land Management recently approved the Rodatherm Geothermal Test Bed project, which would assess the commercial viability of an advanced geothermal electricity generation facility on BLM-managed lands in Beaver and Millard counties, Utah.
The Board of Directors for California public power utility Imperial Irrigation District on September 19 acted to significantly expand financial assistance to more customers through IID’s Residential Energy Assistance Program.
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Sept. 20 said it is accelerating the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by adopting a Department of Energy electric vehicle charging station categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act.
The City of Ann Arbor, Mich., on Sept. 22 released a draft report that shows a city-owned municipal electric utility is both economically feasible and preferable to continued DTE Energy ownership of the local grid over the long term.