Missouri Commission Approves Ameren’s Plan to Promote Demand-Side Programs

The Missouri Public Service Commission on August 5 approved an agreement, permitting Ameren Missouri to continue its energy efficiency and demand response plan. The program is an extension of Cycle 3 of the Missouri Energy Efficiency Investment Act, or MEEIA, which was signed into law in 2009 to encourage investor-owned electric utilities to advance demand-side management…...

EnerKnol’s Visual Primer – U.S. Offshore Wind Industry Makes Strides as East Coast States Plan 5 Gigawatts of New Capacity

The offshore wind industry continues to progress in the U.S. with East Coast states proceeding with new solicitations to procure capacity to meet their ambitious goals. New York and New Jersey are seeking to add nearly five gigawatts alongside offshore port infrastructure. Massachusetts is considering a bundled solicitation for generation and transmission in its next round of procurement. The industry’s growth has prompted federal regulators to examine whether existing frameworks in regional transmission organizations can accommodate offshore wind integration.