Tag Archives: State regulation

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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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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Maryland Suit Seeks Ozone Controls for Upwind Coal Plants under the Clean Air Act’s Good Neighbor Provision

Yesterday, the State of Maryland filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland seeking an order requiring EPA to perform its non-discretionary duty to either approve or deny a petition submitted by the state on … Continue reading

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EPA Moves to Hold Coal Ash Rule in Abeyance and to Continue Oral Argument

Last week, EPA filed a motion asking the D.C. Circuit to postpone oral argument scheduled for October 17 in Utility Solid Waste Activities Group v. EPA, Docket No. 15-1219, the litigation surrounding its Coal Ash Rule.  EPA also moved to … Continue reading

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California Legislature Passes Bill Requiring Utilities to Consider Using Distributed Energy Resources and Storage to Meet Peak Demand

Last week, the California Senate and Assembly passed a bill that would require utilities and the California Public Utilities Commission to consider the use of distributed energy resources, energy storage, and grid operational efficiencies to meet peak energy and reliability … Continue reading

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