LUMA Energy on Sept. 27 announced that it has restored electric service to 1 million of its 1.5 million customers in Puerto Rico who lost power as a result of Hurricane Fiona.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Sept. 27 asked Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) to remove energy permitting reform legislation from consideration as part of a government spending bill prior to a vote on the spending bill, which is known as a Continuing Resolution (CR).
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Sept. 22 issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) to establish rules providing incentive-based rate treatment for utilities making certain voluntary cybersecurity investments.
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) recently concluded a demonstration project that showed decreased carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions when using green hydrogen blended with natural gas to generate power.
LUMA Energy reported that as part of ongoing Puerto Rico Hurricane Fiona recovery efforts, approximately 50 percent, or 732,324 of customers had their power restored as of Saturday, Sept. 24.
Nearly 300,000 customers in Puerto Rico have had their power restored in the wake of Hurricane Fiona as of the afternoon of Sept. 20, with continuing efforts to reenergize the grid and restore power as quickly and safely as possible, LUMA Energy reported.
Public power utility Salt River Project (SRP) is one of several Arizona entities that have committed to supporting the next phase of the Southwest Power Pool’s (SPP) “Markets+” development, SPP said recently.
California public power utility SMUD and ESS Inc. on Sept. 20 announced an agreement to provide up to 200 megawatts (MW)/2 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of long duration energy storage (LDES) that will be provided by ESS.