The New England states united to seek federal funding to strengthen the region’s transmission to accommodate power from offshore wind projects and Canada.
The resignation of CEO Sophie Brochu sent a shockwave through the Canadian energy sector that could reverberate into New England.
A Canadian-U.S project delivering clean power from Quebec to Massachusetts has been stymied by Mainers opposed to the construction of a transmission.
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FERC on Thursday ordered the operator of a dam in upstate New York to pay a $600,000 civil penalty for failing to make needed repairs over six years.
The quarterly New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable took on the topic of equitable decarbonization for its first event of the year.
The latest forecast from the state Department of Water Resources warns Californians to prepare for a third consecutive year of drought because of low snowpack.
A dry January and February are clouding the prospects for hydroelectric generation this summer following two years of severe drought in California.
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Washington utilities Avista and Tacoma Power will not delay their entry into the Western EIM, despite BPA’s decision to postpone joining by two months.
The West's reliance on imports could prove problematic during summer heat waves or when hydroelectric generation dries up because of drought, WECC said.
FERC approved a rule to improve hydro dam safety by instituting a program of two-tier inspections performed by teams with site-specific expertise.
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