USA

Keep up to date with the latest power and smart energy developments in the USA.

The highlights in this week’s news items, provided courtesy of our American partner publications, include:

    • A new report from the US Energy information Administration reveals that the total amount of water used to create steam and cool power generation plants has declined 14% over the past three years
    • The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) recently released grades for renewable energy programmes in 20 US states. Many programmes lack the key components necessary for successful market deployment
    • Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau announced last week that a federal system will be put in place to put a price on carbon pollution beginning in 2019