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  • Advancing the energy transition requires an honest discussion of costs, outages and land, analysts say

    Sep 22, 2021 02:53 PM

    Recent extreme weather-driven outages around the country, and threats of more, make clear the urgent need to transition to a variable and distributed resources power system that eliminates the emissions aggravating the climate crisis, scientists agree.

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  • Panel Dissects FERC Tx Planning Review

    Sep 22, 2021 02:49 PM

    Creating an equitable transmission grid for the United States will require not only thinking about the impact of new projects on low-income and disadvantaged “environmental justice” communities, but also recognizing “the equity implications of the status quo are pretty dire,” said Alexandra Klass, a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School.

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  • Landmark Ill. climate bill passes in boon for nuclear, renewables

    Sep 15, 2021 12:29 PM

    After struggling for years to meet its clean energy goals, Illinois is poised for a wind and solar boom after the General Assembly gave final approval to sweeping legislation that will authorize more than a half-billion dollars a year in renewable spending

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  • Investment tax credit for energy storage systems over 5kWh in US budget proposal

    Sep 15, 2021 12:25 PM

    Investment tax credit (ITC) incentives for energy storage have been included in the US House of Representatives’ chief tax-writing committee, along with extensions to the solar ITC and reintroduction of a solar production tax credit (PTC).

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  • Modernizing America's power grid to withstand an uncertain, climate changing future

    Sep 15, 2021 12:08 PM

    As the U.S. and Canada power industry transitions from fossil fuels to renewable energy, there's been a lot of talk about ensuring our power grid can reliably deliver electricity when the wind isn't blowing or at night, when a solar plant can't harvest the sun's rays. And while reliability is a critical factor to address as more utilities move toward clean energy power sources, recent super storms, such as the February 2021 winter storm that incapacitated the Texas electrical grid.

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  • FERC Workshop Participants Differ on GETs Incentives

    Participants at FERC’s workshop Friday on performance-based ratemaking approaches universally support grid-enhancing technologies (GETs), but they disagree on how best to foster their adoption by transmission owners and RTOs/ISOs (RM20-10, AD19-19).

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  • New York directs utilities to submit transmission proposals as decarbonization deadline looms

    Sep 15, 2021 12:01 PM

    New York State's power line push comes as the federal government focuses on boosting transmission capacity, both inside the country and with Canada, in order to connect with the growing solar, wind and energy storage projects needed to decarbonize the grid.

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  • With FERC now split 2-2, clean energy advocates call for caution and urgency to fill vacant seat

    Sep 08, 2021 10:24 AM

    With the five-seat Federal Energy Regulatory Commission now split between two Democrats and two Republicans, it is "critical" that President Joe Biden quickly nominates a new commissioner to break ties and advance policies that combat climate change, Rep. Sean Casten, D-Ill., told Utility Dive in an interview.

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  • EPA Webinar: Public-private PPAs Growing Fast

    Sep 08, 2021 10:20 AM

    The Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) reports exponential growth of corporate-scale renewable energy deals in recent years While many cities have made significant progress in procuring renewable electricity to meet their own municipal demand and achieve their communitywide renewable goals, partnerships with anchor corporate community members are going to be critical, said Holly Elwood, senior adviser to EPA’s Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Program, which hosted a webinar Wednesday.

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  • European court says German energy regulatory methods are insufficient

    Sep 08, 2021 10:14 AM

    he Court of Justice of the European Union on Thursday said Germany's energy regulator must be more independent in applying the bloc's electricity and gas regulations. The CJEU criticised the Bundesnetzagentur's (BnetzA), practices regarding company unbundling rules and methods related to the calculation of network tariffs. It sided with the EU Commission in a case which will be relevant to continued moves to more decarbonised systems known as the "energy transition".

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