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Platte River Power Authority unveils plan to go ‘net zero’ on carbon emissions by 2030 - Energize Weekly, December 13, 2017 The Platte River Power Authority, which serves part of northern Colorado, unveiled a plan Dec.[...]
Almost half of U.S. electricity customers have smart meters and the market will continue to grow - Energize Weekly, December 13, 2017 Nearly half of all electricity customers in the U.S. now have so-called smart meters, paving[...]
States making strides in grid modernization through a variety of initiatives and approaches - Energize Weekly, December 13, 2017 Grid modernization activities, which had been focused in a few high-profile states such as California[...]
New York becomes fourth state to set energy storage goals - Energize Weekly, December 6, 2017 New York became the fourth state to set an energy storage target on Nov. 29[...]
US faces a $177 billion funding gap in revamping aging power grid, engineering society says - Energize Weekly, December 6, 2017 The investments to overhaul an aging power grid, which is also under pressure to adapt[...]
Link between economic growth and electricity use weakens around the world, says EIA forecast - Energize Weekly, November 29, 2017 The link between economic growth and increasing electricity consumption is weakening around the world, according[...]
Global market for energy storage poised for rapid growth to 2030, says Bloomberg study - Energize Weekly, November 29, 2017 The market for energy storage is set to soar in the next decade both in[...]
Renewable generation on pace to provide 50 percent of California retail electricity by 2020 - Energize Weekly, November 22, 2017 California investor-owned utilities will be using renewable generation to cover 50 percent of their retail[...]
Utilities and regulators are taking an incremental approach in changing solar subsidies - Energize Weekly, November 22, 2017 After failing at frontal assaults on the “net metering” credit for residential solar arrays, utilities[...]
Federal data shows coal-fired power plant stockpiles average less than 90 days in the last decade - Energize Weekly, November 15, 2017 Federal energy regulators are considering a Trump administration proposal to give coal-fired power plants that[...]
Grid investments swell as utilities seek to deal with old problems and new challenges - Energize Weekly, November 15, 2017 Investment in the nation’s electric grid surged over the past decade and is set to[...]
The world is cutting carbon emissions, but not fast enough to blunt climate change, UN says - Energize Weekly, November 8, 2017 Nations around the world are cutting their carbon emissions, but not in large enough quantities[...]
Solar cell imports face trade commission recommendations for tariffs and quotas - Energize Weekly, November 8, 2017 Imported solar cells and modules could be subject to new trade controls—including licensing fees, quotas[...]
U.S. manufacturing becoming less energy intensive as production shifts, EIA says - Energize Weekly, November 1, 2017 The energy intensity of U.S. manufacturing is continuing to decrease, in part through energy efficiency[...]
Proposed DOE coal and nuclear plant subsidy could be expensive for consumers, study says - Energize Weekly, November 1, 2017 A Trump administration proposal to provide subsidies to coal-fired and nuclear power plants for their[...]
Global gasoline demand set to peak in 2030 as more EVs take to the road, says Wood Mackenzie - Energize Weekly, October 25, 2017 Global demand for gasoline will peak in 2030, followed five years later by oil reaching[...]
Boulder’s effort to create a municipal utility faces challenges at the ballot box and in the courts - Energize Weekly, October 25, 2017 It has been nearly seven years since the city of Boulder, nestled in the foothills[...]
Businesses and institutions moving slowly toward energy planning, Harvard survey finds - Energize Weekly, October 18, 2017 There is a growing concern among business leaders about rising costs and risks in the[...]
Lack of charging stations may be biggest hurdle in adoption of EVs - Energize Weekly, October 18, 2017 The adoption of electrical vehicles (EVs) is gathering speed, but that momentum could be blunted[...]
States take the initiative on energy policy and legislation while gridlock reigns in Washington - Energize Weekly, October 11, 2017 Energy policy, legislation and initiatives are alive and bipartisan in the state houses across the[...]