New York Regulator Opens Proceeding to Address COVID-19 Impacts on Customers, Utilities

The New York State Public Service Commission established a proceeding to identify and address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on utilities and ratepayers and other commission-regulated services and programs, according to a June 11 press release. The proceeding will examine impacts to customers and explore mitigation methods. The agency will examine the unprecedented change…...

EnerKnol’s Visual Primer – Timely Federal Review Invigorates Offshore Wind Industry Facing Permitting Challenges

In a move commended by offshore wind advocates, federal regulators released a much-awaited environmental analysis of the $2.8 billion Vineyard Wind project, which would be the first U.S. large-scale offshore wind project, and other facilities planned along the East Coast. The review is a step forward in the project’s permitting process and critical for the future offshore wind industry as it braces for challenges from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and prolonged permitting timelines.