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Rhode Island Issues Report on New Regulatory Framework to Modernize the Grid

Rhode Island was already among the top ten most active states in terms of grid modernization efforts in the third quarter of 2017, and it is now poised to tackle the issue more broadly.  Earlier this month, Rhode Island state … Continue reading

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California Public Utilities Commission Report Predicts 50% Renewable Power by 2020

On Monday, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) released its 2017 Renewables Portfolio Standards (RPS) Report, an annual progress report on the state’s RPS Program.  California’s RPS target is one of the most ambitious in the country, requiring the state’s … Continue reading

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Latest 50 States of Grid Modernization Report Released

Last week, the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its third quarter 50 States of Grid Modernization report (Q3 Grid Modernization Report).  Following on NCCETC’s first and second quarter reports, the Q3 Grid Modernization Report notes that during the … Continue reading

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EPA Extends Comment Deadline for Clean Power Plan Rollback, Will Hold Public Hearing

On November 8, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice extending the deadline for comment on its proposed rollback of the Clean Power Plan by 32 days.  Interested parties will now have until January 18, 2018, to submit … Continue reading

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Federal Agencies Issue Climate Science Special Report

Last week, the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) released a report entitled Climate Science Special Report: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume I (NCA4).  USGCRP consists of thirteen federal departments and agencies, including the Department of Energy, EPA, the Department … Continue reading

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