June 15, 2024


Green Mountain Power
Green Mountain Power Seeks to Equip Some Homes with Batteries
Green Mountain Power proposes to move some power lines underground and give customers in certain areas battery systems for storm resilience.
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Panel Debates Impact of Renewables, Electrification on Reliability
A USEA media briefing addressed the “crisis ahead for electric utilities" as policymakers seek to decarbonize the grid while electrifying the economy.
NARUC Calls for Regulators to Work with Military on Resilience
A new report from the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners urges electric regulators to work with the military on electric resilience.
National Park Service
California Governor Signs Climate, Wildfire, Energy Bills
Gov. Gavin Newsom stood in the smoke of Sequoia National Park on Thursday to discuss the $15 billion California is spending on climate resilience.
Bureau of Land Management
GAO Pushes Agencies for Action on Resilience
The Government Accountability Office called for more action from the federal government to ensure the resilience of the nation's electric grid.
Entergy Fends Off Calls for Tx, Solar, Microgrid Investment
Entergy has pushed back on the notion that sturdier transmission or more solar panels would have helped Louisiana's grid better withstand Hurricane Ida. 
Experts Call for Tx Reinforcements, Microgrids in Gulf System After Ida
Experts say the electric grid needs heartier construction, new technology and microgrids to reduce outages from increasingly common severe weather events.
USEA: Utilities Face Long Road on Resilience
Participants in a Friday press briefing warned that the current enthusiasm for addressing extreme weather and cybersecurity could be hard to sustain.

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