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ConEd reaches settlement on $200M rate increase, boosts efficiency spending

The deal has support from environmental advocates, including $99 million for new energy efficiency programs over the next three years.

Sept. 22, 2016 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

US, Canada utilities aim to link three microgrids in $12.4M cross-border project

Two Canadian utilities and one in Maine are working to trade power between three microgrid projects in a transactive energy scheme. 

Sept. 22, 2016 / Peter Maloney (Utility Dive)

Hawaiian regulators approve time-of-use rate pilot to aid solar integration

In an effort to shift electricity usage to daytime, Hawaii's PUC has approved a time-of-use rate program for HECO.

Sept. 22, 2016 / Peter Maloney (Utility Dive)

Exelon faces $1.4B tax bill for sale of coal plants

The company could pay more than $1.4 billion, the result of tax deferrals related to the 1999 sale of coal generation plants.

Sept. 22, 2016 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Apple to sell 50 MW solar energy to Arizona public utility

Salt River Project and Apple put their heads together in 2014 to move the tech giant into the region and work together on clean energy solutions.

Sept. 22, 2016 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Paris climate accord poised to come into force after 31 countries ratify

Adding in verbal commitments made yesterday from some nations, officials expect the agreement to soon have enough support to go into effect. 

Sept. 22, 2016 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

ERCOT: Narrow reserves boost real-time prices above $700/MWh

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas had predicted a reserve capacity shortage last Friday afternoon and evening.

Sept. 21, 2016 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)


How Southern California Edison's new rate case would transform the grid

SCE wants to spend $2.3 billion to ready its grid for distributed resources. Here's what that money would buy.

Sept. 21, 2016 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

SNL: Lower operating costs drive new gas-fired power development

Gas, wind and solar plants have the lowest operating costs and as a result will make up the overwhelming majority of new capacity additions through 2020.

Sept. 21, 2016 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Former SunEdison yieldcos TerraForm Power and Global explore potential sales

SunEdison's investment vehicles put themselves up for sale after their bankrupt parent said it would stop making interest payments to the yieldcos. 

Sept. 21, 2016 / Peter Maloney (Utility Dive)