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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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Hawaiian Electric Companies Propose Grid Modernization Strategy Focused on Integrating Distributed Energy Resources and Renewables

Last month, the Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) filed a Draft Grid Modernization Strategy describing the scope and cost of changes that will be needed to update the HECO grid to help the state meet its goal of 100% renewable energy … Continue reading

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New York Public Service Commission Approves “50 by 2030” Clean Energy Standard

The New York Public Service Commission has approved the Clean Energy Standard (CES) for New York.  The CES will require 50% of the state’s electricity to come from renewable sources by 2030.  Under the CES, utilities and other energy suppliers will … Continue reading

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State Utility Commissions Investigate Grid Modernization

UPDATED 02.21.2017 with Minnesota e21 Phase II report. Grid modernization is a hot-button topic that is being discussed nationwide.  In several states, the utility commissions have opened formal investigations and/or are developing plans to implement grid modernization activities.  Included among … Continue reading

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