The state’s largest utility opposes a proposal that would require utilities to create commercial tariffs for fast charging in an effort to boost fleet adoption.
Some 40% of the benefits of the American Jobs Plan should go to communities affected by the coal, oil and gas industries, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said during Thursday’s White House press briefing.
Effective near-term actions the commission can take include subjecting more regional projects to competition, while allowing new entrants at the local level, the authors write.
The tool was designed to help workers research jobs and advancement paths in the green building field.
The International Code Council, which recently rolled back local governments’ say in energy efficiency regulations for buildings, needs to adapt to the times or step aside, writes Energy Innovation’s Sara Baldwin.
The shift to electric transportation is beginning, and a new report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy warns the benefits could be constrained to higher-income populations without the right policies.
At peak, 54% of generator outages in the region were caused by weather-related issues from Feb. 14 through Feb. 19, according to ERCOT’s analysis.
The Wyoming legislature has approved a series of bills intended to make closing coal plants more difficult, an action the local Sierra Club says will only delay the inevitable.
Transmission investments could help California address reliability challenges and utility wildfire risk, experts say.