The U.S. Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy announced a funding opportunity intended to encourage early stage, transformative technologies, according to a Dec. 20 press release. The agency seeks to investigate the potential of new program areas while identifying challenges that are of interest to the nation’s competitiveness and security. The initial round calls for…Details
Democratic Governor Ralph Northam on Dec. 27 unveiled a report providing a roadmap for Virginia to develop a supply chain to serve offshore wind projects planned along the East Coast. The report examines Virginia’s strategic role in the emerging industry, highlighting that the state is well-positioned to serve as a supply chain hub thanks to…...
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Dec. 20 approved an agreement allowing cost-of-service compensation for the continued operation of Exelon Corp.’s Mystic 8 and 9 natural gas-fired generating units to address reliability concerns in the New England region. The contract also includes the company’s Distrigas liquefied natural gas terminal that serves the plant. Commissioner Richard…Details
The California Public Utilities Commission on Dec. 21 announced it is considering reforms ranging from splitting Pacific Gas and Electric into separate electric and gas companies to reconstituting into a public entity in the wake of wildfires that caused widespread destruction in Northern and Southern California. The agency said that the utility has had serious…Details