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June 19, 2024

not in my backyard (NIMBY)

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Why Gene Rodrigues Came out of Retirement to Lead DOE’s Office of Electricity
After 23 years at Southern California Edison and eight as a consultant at ICF International, Gene Rodrigues was four months into retirement in 2022 when he got a call from the Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity.
Bureau of Land Management
Washington Renewable Developer Rankled by Siting Board Alterations
The developer of a large and controversial wind and solar farm in southeastern Washington contends the state’s siting body has ordered unscientific changes that make the project unviable.
Save Our Ridges
Large Wind and Solar Farm Panned by Washington State Locals
Many residents believe they do not have a voice in the fate of a controversial proposed wind turbine farm south of the Washington city of Kennewick.
CAISO
AEU Webinar Examines Ways to Get to ‘YIMBY’ for Transmission
Sharing a portion of transmission investment and its returns can turn combative relationships with communities that host infrastructure into collaborative partnerships, speakers said on an AEU webinar.
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Report Documents Growing Local Restrictions on Renewable Energy
Nationwide, 293 renewable projects have been contested and localities have enacted 228 renewable project restrictions, a climate change center report notes.
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Overheard at Infocast Transmission & Interconnection Summit 2022
Frustration over the lack of transmission growth and interregional planning mixed with optimism over FERC’s recent rulemakings at the Transmission Summit.
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Solar Expansion Faces Escalating Resistance
The historic shift to clean energy sources such as solar is encountering significant resistance from some unexpected corners.

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