EnerKnol Grid Modernization Tracking Table Q1 2020

A growing number of states are exploring grid modernization to keep pace with fast-evolving technological advances and growing distributed generation. The smart grid concept ties together multiple initiatives ranging from solar-battery microgrids to vehicle-to-grid power flow management, and grid hardening to support reliability and resiliency. It may also include advanced meters, which are a pivotal...

EnerKnol IRP/RFP/PPA Tracking Table Q1 2020

Utilities across North America are investing billions of dollars to decarbonize their power fleets to comply with unprecedented greenhouse gas emission cuts and bold renewable energy targets. The pivot to cleaner and greener power sources is reflected in the integrated resource plans and RFPs that utilities file with state commissions. Keep on top of the...

New Jersey Plans to Invest $80 Million Annually From Carbon Auction Proceeds in Emissions Reduction Programs

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Board of Public Utilities, and Economic Development Authority on April 17 released a three-year plan to invest the proceeds from the carbon auctions held under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI. The state plans to invest an estimated $80 million each year in clean energy and climate…

Tri-State Seeks FERC Approval of Delta Montrose Withdrawal Deal

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc., a wholesale generation and transmission cooperative, on April 16 asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to authorize the transfer of electric service contracts as part of a 2019 agreement under which Delta-Montrose will withdraw membership from Tri-State. The transaction allows Tri-State to assign its wholesale electric service contracts with…...

U.S. Energy Department Announces $130 Million for Carbon Capture Technologies to Reduce Industrial Emissions

The U.S. Energy Department on April 24 announced $46 million funding for cost-shared research and development projects that capture and store carbon dioxide emissions from industrial sources. The department also selected five projects to receive $85 million under a previously announced funding opportunity to accelerate wide-scale deployment of these technologies. While carbon capture, utilization, and…...

EnerKnol Electric Vehicles Tracking Table Q1 2020

The continued growth in electric vehicle adoption has led state regulators and legislators to pay more attention to business models and rate designs that facilitate wider availability of charging infrastructure. Keep on top of the latest EV policy changes by accessing EnerKnol’s Quarterly Electric Vehicles Table below. The Table provides a comprehensive, up-to-date snapshot of…...