Energy Newswatch: Utilities
Northam launches new initiative to drive investment in renewable energy
07 Jul 2020 23:35:18 UT
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Governor Ralph Northam has launched a new initiative to drive investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency. Clean Energy Virginia will help the state’s goals for...
City Receives $4 Million In Grants To Help Residents With Food, Housing And Utilities
07 Jul 2020 23:08:54 UT
@ 6:00pm Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird announced Tuesday that Lincoln is receiving more than $4 million in federal CARES Act funds to help those impacted by COVID-19 with food, housing and...
Renewable energy remains on the Kootenay forefront
07 Jul 2020 22:18:46 UT
Letter to the Editor from Andrew O’Kane I’ve been noticing that during this pandemic people are tending to inform themselves about the state of things in our province, the country and the world,...
Facebook used 86 percent renewable energy in 2019
07 Jul 2020 22:14:03 UT
The company is on track to meet its goal of 100 percent renewable energy use. In 2018, Facebook declared a goal to power its operations with 100 percent renewable energy by the end of 2021. Ahead...
Ban On Shutoffs Squeezes Small Utilities, But Governor Resists Call To End It
07 Jul 2020 22:10:14 UT
Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday resisted calls to rescind an executive order that bans utility shutoffs amid the coronavirus pandemic. State Treasurer Dale Folwell says it's hurting small co-ops and...
Georgia Power Will Be Allowed To Add COVID-19 Costs To Energy Bills
07 Jul 2020 21:48:10 UT
Georgia Power has spent millions of dollars on personal protective gear, extra cleaning services, and overtime and meals for the company’s frontline essential workers, including people maintaining...
Duke Energy Renewables' largest solar project is live
07 Jul 2020 21:31:07 UT
The 200 MW Holstein solar project in Nolan County, Texas, a collaborative effort between Duke Energy Renewables and 8minute Solar Energy, has reached commercial operation, marking an increased...
PacifiCorp seeking clean power resources
07 Jul 2020 21:29:33 UT
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah  (KIFI/KIDK)-PacifiCorp, the parent company of Rocky Mountain Power, has issued what it calls the largest request for proposals for renewable energy projects in company history. ...
Tracking Tomorrow’s Category 5: Marine Renewable Energy Turns the Tide
07 Jul 2020 21:11:35 UT
View Comments The ocean holds immense promise and peril. This renewable, plentiful source of energy could do everything from helping satisfy our country’s growing energy demands to powering the...
Germany approves plan to close all coal-burning power plants by 2038 and shift to renewable energy 
07 Jul 2020 20:58:52 UT
The German parliament passed a set of bills eliminating coal-power by 2038 The bills include $45billion to fund the transition to other power sources It's part of a wider goal of eliminating...

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