Energy Newswatch: Utilities
Quebec Utility Requests Electricity Redirection Away From Bitcoin Miners CryptoBlog
08 Dec 2022 21:27:14 UT
The Quebec government’s utility company, Hydro-Quebec, has requested the reallocation of 270 megawatts of energy earmarked for cryptocurrency mining, signaling yet again another Canadian government...
Dearborn Heights issues warning to utility companies regarding abandoned poles
08 Dec 2022 20:23:50 UT
In response to a growing number of complaints from  residents, Dearborn Heights Mayor Bill Bazzi is making it clear to the utility and  communications companies that serve the city . . . get your...
EDF, Sierra Club Sue Environmental Protection Agency to Protect People from Gas-Burning Power Plant Pollution
08 Dec 2022 15:56:41 UT
December 8, 2022 Sharyn Stein, 202-905-5718, (Washington, D.C. – December 8, 2022) Environmental Defense Fund and Sierra Club have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental...
South Africa’s Eskom Starts Construction Of Its First Utility Scale Battery Energy Storage Project
08 Dec 2022 18:38:34 UT
We are starting to see a lot of large grid battery projects taking off around the world. Several years ago, the ‘Big Battery” in Australia, the biggest in the world at that time, was making all the...
Security arrangements in place to secure India’s nuclear power plant systems from cyber-attack
08 Dec 2022 19:08:16 UT
Economics: GE commissions first two 300 MW pumped storage units at Jinzhai hydro power plant, China
08 Dec 2022 15:26:33 UT
Source: GE GE was selected to deliver four 300 MW pumped storage units for the project The first two units passed the trial period and are now connected to the grid The project annual generating...
Japan draws up guidelines for nuclear power plant reconstruction
08 Dec 2022 16:05:01 UT
TOKYO, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- Japan's industry ministry Thursday drew up guidelines to...
Attorney General Todd Rokita leads multistate coalition to victory as investment firm withdraws from the crusade against utility companies
08 Dec 2022 13:22:54 UT
INDIANA – After Attorney General Todd Rokita co-led a multistate effort to stop The Vanguard Group Inc. from imposing woke ideologies onto the business models of utility companies, the firm has...
Wisconsin regulators OK $478 million utility investment in solar-plus-storage
08 Dec 2022 18:45:00 UT
Wisconsin regulators have authorized three of the state’s utilities to spend nearly $478 million on a second solar farm with battery storage. The Public Service Commission voted unanimously Thursday...
Former coal-fired power plant in New Castle ranked among nation’s worst for leaking ash into groundwater
08 Dec 2022 18:00:00 UT
A coal ash spill in Kingston, Tennessee in 2008 came from the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant and covered 300 acres, destroying homes, poisoning rivers and contaminating...