COVID-19 Decreased Power Effectiveness Progression in the US: Report
Even more US mentions adopted or progressed new energy-saving targets, but COVID-19 slowed down various other performance efforts, according to the '2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard'.
Dec 21, 2020 // Market Research, California, USA, North America, Wyoming, Energy Efficiency, 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard, ACEEE
Arizona commission extends PURPA solar contract terms to 18 years
The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) voted to reject a request from the state’s investor-owned utilities to set two-year contract terms for renewable energy projects under the federal Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA). Instead, commissioners voted unanimously to set contract terms at 18 years, providing renewable energy developers the financial certainty they need to develop new clean energy projects in the state.
Dec 13, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, USA, PURPA, North America, Arizona Corporation Commission, Sandy Bahr, Wyoming
PacifiCorp’s draft resource plan adds significant new solar+storage generation
PacifiCorp released a draft of its long-term energy plan that continues investments in new wind generation and transmission, while adding significant new solar and storage resources. The plan, which is the result of a comprehensive data analysis and stakeholder input process, demonstrates the company’s adoption of additional lower-cost renewable resources to meet customer needs and support for its phased coal transition.
Oct 4, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, storage, North America, PacifiCorp, Rick Link, Chad Teply, Wyoming