Electric vehicles (EV) are seeing another push as pressure on car manufacturing companies to devise sustainable and environmental friendly automobiles grows. Although electric cars will not be the answer to all environmental issues, automakers are touting the benefits of ownership.
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has transacted the first interstate credits for water nutrients in the United States, officially launching water quality pilot trades in the Ohio River Basin in an effort to test water quality improvement strategies.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) recently named several investor-owned utility (IOU) winners of its 2014 Advocacy Excellence Award, as well as its Emergency Recovery Award and Emergency Assistance Award.
Companies participating in the California Public Utilities Commission's (CPUC) Supplier Diversity Program have procured $8.5 billion in goods and services from women, minority, and disabled veteran-owned business enterprises-- a new milestone, according to the CPUC.
The Austin City Council has voted unanimously to create the Austin Energy Resource Generation Task Force as part of the 2014 update process to the city's existing energy plan.
Upon the retirement of Frank M. Clark, chairman and CEO since 2005 and a 46-year veteran of the utility, Pramaggiore was appointed to the role on September 9, 2011, becoming the first female CEO in the utility's history.
Concerns relating to a potential municipal bond interest surtax and possible change to the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) business model are arising after President Barack Obama's recently released Fiscal Year 2015 Budget as a way of spurring infrastructure investments.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has exceeded the California Public Utilities Commission's diverse spending goal. SDG&E has achieved this goal for the last eight years, with this year being the highest level of spending with diverse business enterprises (DBE) in the utility's history.
The second solar crowdfunded solar project is being celebrated in California. Developed by RE-volv, the project was made possible by a revolving fund for community-based solar-- the first of its kind in the country.
The energy performance of New York State government buildings improved by nearly 5 percent in the first year of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's BuildSmart NY Initiative, according to a new energy-efficiency progress report issued by the New York Power Authority.