grid modernization plan

Virginia seeks public comment on Energy Plan

Source: IREC The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals & Energy is currently seeking public input regarding the development of the 2014 Virginia Energy Plan, which must be submitted to the General Assembly by 10/1/2014. DMME is currently collecting public input

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TX statewide renewable energy production up by 12 percent in 2013

Source: ERCOT Energy produced in Texas using renewable resources grew by 12 percent in 2013, while capacity increased by about 2 percent. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) provided these updates on statewide renewable energy reporting to the Public

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The Federal Government Announces Biggest Clean Energy Boost Since the Stimulus

Source: Greentech Media The biggest policy boost for clean energy during President Obama’s second term isn’t coming from the Department of Energy or from Congress — it’s coming from the Environmental Protection Agency. This morning, the EPA finally announced plans to slash

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Hawaii Passes the Point of No Return on Distributed Generation

Source: Greentech Media When Hawaiian Electric Company submitted its integrated resource plan on April 29, it was the last straw for regulators. Shortly after HECO’s inadequate plan was released, the Public Utilities Commission issued four regulatory orders and a white

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Restructuring New York State’s utilities

Source: Lexology New York State’s electric industry may undergo a drastic transformation.  Recently, the New York State Public Service Commission (“Commission”) issued its Reforming the Energy Vision, NYS Department of Public Service Staff Report and Proposal (“Vision Proposal”) to remodel New York’s

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Transmission: More than Meets the Eye

True or false: Transmission and transmission planning are only relevant to large, conventional electricity generators, and distributed renewables are only concerned with the distribution system, and never the twain shall meet. For many decades, this statement was profoundly true. But nowadays, with evolving technologies, improved planning processes and an expanded emphasis on integrated systems, the two previously disparate elements of our energy system are beginning to intersect.

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PSE&G Wins Approval for Pared-Down $1.2B ‘Energy Strong’ Plan

Source: Greentech Media After a year of negotiations, Public Service Electric and Gas Company reached a $1.2 billion settlement with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities for its Energy Strong proposal. The approval of $1.2 billion over five years is far

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CMP and solar energy advocates clash over what’s the smartest grid for Maine

Source: Bangor Daily News Central Maine Power Co. says it needs to change a rate structure that no longer reflects its costs for delivering electricity. But some of the utility’s largest customers have countered that the proposed rate structure change

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Massachusetts to Require Grid Modernization Plans for Electric Utilities

On December 23, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) issued an order that will result in the modernization of the Commonwealth’s electricity grid. Massachusetts’ electric utilities will be required to develop a Grid Modernization Plan that includes investing in infrastructure for advanced metering functionality.

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