The U.S. Department of Energy’s Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) has extended the application period for a Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance (NOTA) for improving hydropower’s value.
Washington State’s Snohomish County PUD reported making significant progress in restoring power to customers in the wake of storms that hit the PUD’s service territory this week.
Commissioners with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Jan. 13 sent a letter to the leaders of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) asking the CDC to prioritize a subset of the energy workforce for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Solar and wind power installations will dominate new capacity additions in 2021, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA)
The California Independent System Operator (CAISO), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and California Energy Commission (CEC) on Jan. 13 issued a final root cause analysis of the August 2020 heat wave and rotating outages in the state.
Replacing fuses with reclosers can lead to a “notable” reduction in the number and duration of outages, according to the results of a Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) project in Florida.
The American Public Power Association is inviting voting members to nominate candidates for APPA’s 2021-2022 Board of Directors. Nominations are due no later than February 12, 2021.
The town of Berlin, Md., has deployed a 2 megawatt (MW) natural gas generator, replacing a diesel generator.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) on Jan. 12 said that 9.1 gigawatts (GW) of electric generating capacity are scheduled to retire in 2021 and that nuclear generating capacity will account for the largest share of total capacity retirements (56%), followed by coal (30%).
NuScale Power on Jan. 11 announced together with Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) that it has executed agreements to facilitate the development of the Carbon Free Power Project (CFPP), which will deploy NuScale small modular reactors (SMRs) at the Idaho National Laboratory.