Funding the Next Generation of Efficient, Electric, Grid-Interactive Communities

November 12, 2020

The Department of Energy's $65 million funding seeks to combine solar, batteries and smart appliances to match building loads with grid needs. Read more here:  https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/funding-the-next-generation-of-efficient-electric-grid-interactive-co

AVANGRID-PNM Merger Seen as Step Forward for New Mexico’s Untapped Renewable Potential

November 6, 2020

The planned merger between AVANGRID and PNM Resources could result in PNM, New Mexico's largest electricity provider, to have newfound financial and operational means to build out the state's renewable energy resources. Read more here: https://www.utilitydive.com/news/avangrid-pnm-merger-can

OPEC+ Agreement to Reduce Production Contributes to Global Oil Market Rebalancing

October 29, 2020

EIA expects the global liquid fuels inventory to continue declining in the second half of 2020 and during most of 2021, resulting in a relatively balanced market by the end of next year. Read the article here: https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=45236

Ameren Sets Goal of Net-Zero by 2050, Plots Major Wind and Solar Expansion in Midwest

October 22, 2020

Ameren Missouri plans to add 5.4 gigawatts of wind and solar over the next twenty years. Read more here: https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/ameren-sets-net-zero-by-2050-goal-plots-major-wind-and-solar-expansion-in-missouri

Texas Retail Electric Provider Acquired By U.K. Energy Supplier

October 19, 2020

U.K. retail energy supplier, Octopus Energy, announced the acquisition of Texas REP, Evolve Energy. Octopus Energy US, as the new business will be known, is targeting 25 million US energy accounts on its technology platform by 2027.  Read more here: http://www.energychoicematters.co

5 Technologies Propelling the Energy Transition

October 8, 2020

As states continue efforts to pursue clean energy targets, experts identify five new emerging technologies that will propel the power sector's transformation. Read the article here: https://www.utilitydive.com/news/5-technologies-propelling-the-energy-transition/583655/

Duke and PV Developers Strike Grid Agreement, Clearing Path for Hundreds of Megawatts

October 5, 2020

Duke Energy and PV developers submitted a grid agreement that will resolve interconnection issues in the utility's territory.   Read more here:   https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/duke-energy-and-large-solar-developers-reach-interconnection-agreement  

Which Oil Major Is Winning The Race To Net Zero Emissions?

October 1, 2020

Five companies top the list in the race to reverse the carbon footprint.   Read more here;   https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Which-Oil-Major-Is-Winning-The-Race-To-Net-Zero-Emissions.html  

Making the Case for an Integrated Energy Market in the Southeastern US

September 24, 2020

An Integrated Energy Market in the Southeastern US would save consumers money and facilitate clean energy job growth.   Read the article here:   https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/making-the-case-for-an-integrated-southeastern-energy-market  

Utilities Face Growing Ransomware Threat as Hackers Improve Strategy, Execution

September 21, 2020

The utility sector faces an increasing threat from financially-motivated hackers. Experts say more companies are paying, and ransoms are rising. Read the article here:   https://www.utilitydive.com/news/utilities-face-growing-ransomware-threat-as-hackers-improve-strategy-execu/583818/?utm