firstenergy

FirstEnergy, National Grid adopt new Opower home energy reports

FirstEnergy and National Grid have partnered with Opower Utilities to improve customer engagement and satisfaction through digital home energy reports.
sustainable energy technology

US DoE announces $100 million in sustainable energy technology funding

The US DoE has announced $100 million in funding for 10 Energy Frontier Research Centres to accelerate research and development of new sustainable energy technologies.
US VPP

PGE to trial 4MW residential virtual power plant

Portland General Electric Company (PGE) has announced a pilot program that will incentivise the installation and connection of 525 residential energy storage batteries to form a 4MW virtual power plant (VPP).
washington state

New report proposes dual recovery package for Washington State

A new report highlighting measures which the US state of Washington can adopt to recover from COVID-19 whilst addressing climate change released.
iso new england

ISO New England to adopt utilities’ Ready Path Solution for reliability

ISO New England has proposed to adopt a roadmap developed by utilities Eversource and National Grid to ensure the stability of the grid.
electrification

US: Electrification of transportation sector nears tipping point

Demand is rapidly growing for electric vehicles due to long-term cost savings, tax incentives, declining battery costs, and environmental awareness. In 2020, it is anticipated that 2.7% of global passenger vehicle sales will be for electric vehicles (EVs). That percentage is expected to grow rapidly.
US energy supplier

74% of US consumers want to choose their energy supplier

The Retail Energy Supply Association has released its national scientific poll that indicates three out of four voters want options and choice when selecting their energy suppliers.
SocalGas energy efficiency measures

SoCalGas partners with Bidgely for AI-based home energy reporting

SoCalGas has partnered with Bidgely to help medium consumption customers to save energy and costs.
Barbados Advanced metering

EIB helps Barbados protect water infrastructure against climate change

Barbados Water Authority has secured a $12 million loan from the European Investment Bank to modernize water distribution network.
Tucson Electric Power

Tucson Electric Power targets 80% emissions reduction by 2035

These changes will result in TEP avoiding more than 50 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions over the next 15 years.

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