The bill would establish and fund a public-private partnership to look at retro, analog options for securing the nation’s electric grid from digital threats.
The shift is in part driven by cities' policies.
The number of utility-scale solar projects being built in the U.S. has “exploded."
Fire investigators continue to look at the possible role power equipment may have played in starting the state’s deadliest wildfire on record.
Environmentalists say the state level still might be the best place to seek changes, though not necessarily at the ballot box, where the energy industry remains a fierce and well-funded foe.
The energy-saving solution can be used by water treatment and wastewater facilities.
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Projects are already appearing in Massachusetts independent of the state’s grant program.
While Nevada’s effort to update its renewable portfolio standard has seen little opposition, the largest utility in Arizona is resisting the same measure.
Switching to an environmentally friendly community choice energy program will cost customers a bit more every month.
During Hurricane Florence, as in past storms, solar-power installations fared well.
Half of the 29 states with a renewable portfolio standard will reach their final target year by 2021.
Oil and gas production increased by nearly half in New Mexico over the past year, 29 percent in Texas and Colorado, and 19 percent in North Dakota and Oklahoma, according to federal figures as of June.
Four states have passed financial packages to help bolster nuclear plants.
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Officials have outlined an ambitious set of P3 projects supporting electrical and water resilience, as well as economic development.
Proponents of the renewable energy hope the state’s next governor embraces new technology local universities are developing to advance the industry.
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