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Democratic Energy Media Roundup – October 13, 2014

This week in democratic energy, media reports discussed everything from net metering to the installation of a solar photovoltaic system in a New York county jail.

Elisa Woods of GreenBiz reports that New Hampshire may be the next state to adopt electric grid modernization, including microgrids, to increase grid resiliency and economic efficiency:

A Timeline of State Energy Efficiency Standards

placeholderI couldn’t believe there wasn’t a nice graphic of the timeline of state energy efficiency standard adoption on the web anywhere (that I could find).  So I made one.

A Timeline of State Energy Efficiency Standards

placeholderI couldn’t believe there wasn’t a nice graphic of the timeline of state energy efficiency standard adoption on the web anywhere (that I could find).  So I made one.

A Timeline of State Energy Efficiency Standards

placeholderI couldn’t believe there wasn’t a nice graphic of the timeline of state energy efficiency standard adoption on the web anywhere (that I could find).  So I made one.

AEP Reaches Settlement in Mitchell Case at the WV PSC

Ken Ward reported in the Charleston Gazette yesterday that parties to the Mitchell power plant case at the WV PSC have come to an agreement about dumping the power plant onto rate payers in WV.  Half of Ohio-based AEP’s Mitchell plant, near Moundsville, WV, was dumped on KY rate payers last year, when the KY PSC approved the transfer of that half of the plant to Kentucky Power, the regul

TrAILCo Has Too Much Capital — FirstEnergy Wants It

What a great way to start an article:

Insisting that the move will raise no risk of “corporate officials raiding corporate coffers for their personal financial benefit,” Trans-Allegheny Interstate Line Co. asked FERC to confirm that it can pay periodic dividends out of paid-in capital to its parent, FirstEnergy Transmission LLC, without violating the Federal Power Act.

Overcoming Potential Regulatory (local) Barriers for Residential Solar Installations

So, YOU want to put Solar PV on YOUR property?  There may be some potential barriers related to local regulations of which you should be aware. And hopefully with this blog posting, we can provide some ways to help you overcome them if they get in your way.

Walton Family Undermining Rooftop Solar, ILSR Report Finds

placeholderThe Walton family — majority owners of Walmart — are impeding America’s transition to a clean energy future, a new study by ILSR finds.  At a time when more than 500,000 households and businesses are generating their own solar electricity, and the U.S.

Walton Family Undermining Rooftop Solar, ILSR Report Finds

placeholderThe Walton family — majority owners of Walmart — are impeding America’s transition to a clean energy future, a new study by ILSR finds.  At a time when more than 500,000 households and businesses are generating their own solar electricity, and the U.S.

Walton Family Undermining Rooftop Solar, ILSR Report Finds

placeholderThe Walton family — majority owners of Walmart — are impeding America’s transition to a clean energy future, a new study by ILSR finds.  At a time when more than 500,000 households and businesses are generating their own solar electricity, and the U.S.

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