National Grid plc, Unitil Corp., and Eversource Energy put forth revised performance metrics that they propose to use for evaluating the progress under their individual grid modernization plans, as well as the statewide goals of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, according to an April 3 filing. Last May, the department approved the companies’ grid modernization plans,…...
Both chambers of the Maryland legislature passed two bills on March 29, which seek to expand community solar and incentivize energy storage pilot programs in the state. House Bill 650 was proposed by Democratic Delegate Marc Korman on February 6 and requires the Public Service Commission to establish an energy storage pilot program by June 1. The pilot projects…Details
Utah’s Republican Governor Signs Bill to Assist Communities to Reach 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2030
Utah Governor Gary Herbert, a Republican, signed the Community Renewable Energy Act, which will assist communities in achieving 100 percent renewable energy by 2030, setting up a framework between them and Utah’s largest electricity provider, Rocky Mountain Power Inc. House Bill 411 was introduced on February 26 by Republican Representative Steve Handy and allows municipalities or counties to apply for 100…Details
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission issued a secretarial letter on April 3 to all electric and natural gas suppliers in the state reminding them of sales and marketing guidelines for the state’s residential energy market. The letter follows the imposition of civil penalties and remedial action against multiple electric generation suppliers for violating rules that govern door-to-door…Details