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Shaheen bill would encourage heat recovery tech for manufacturers

Jeff Feingold, NH Business Review Summary The Heat Efficiency through Applied Technology, or HEAT, Act – legislation that would address regulatory barriers hampering deployment of heat recovery technologies – has been reintroduced by U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH. The measure is designed to...

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MRC's Reply Comments on CA Microgrid Proceeding

On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, the MRC submitted reply comments on Order Instituting Rulemaking Regarding Microgrids pursuant to Senate Bill 1339. The MRC submitted initial comments on October 21, 2019 . #MRC #MRCNews #Microgrids #PolicyandRegulation #California #LocalPolicy

MRC Reply Comments to Rulemaking 19-09-009.pdf

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Microgrid Industry to California: Help Us Help You

Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Summary We can move faster installing microgrids, but you need to make some changes. That’s the overarching message from microgrid companies to California regulators as the state faces utility power shutoffs for years to come. The recommendations are...

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Hearing on "Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: Solutions for the U.S. Power Sector"

Committee on Energy & Commerce Summary On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Energy will hold a hearing entitled, “Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: Solutions for the U.S. Power Sector.” More Information ...

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How Microgrids Can Reduce Planned Blackouts

Rob Thornton, IDEA Source: San Francisco Chronicle Summary Photo: Paul Chinn / The Chronicle 2018 During this month’s public safety power shut-offs, in which more than 2 million households and businesses lost electricity from a disabled grid, thousands of Californians exercised...

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Bipartisan legislation seeks to expand geothermal energy

James Osborne, Houston Chronicle Summary WASHINGTON - A top ranking Republican and Democrat have introduced legislation to speed up the development of power plants powered by underground hot springs. The bipartisan effort comes as politicians look to expand America's geothermal sector, which...

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MRC Submits Comments on California Microgrid Proceeding

On Monday, October 21, 2019, the MRC submitted comments on the Preliminary Scoping Memo issued as a part of the California Public Utility Commission Order Instituting Rulemaking regarding Microgrids pursuant to Senate Bill 1339. In the comments, the MRC applauds the Commission's efforts to...

MRC CA Comments to Rulemaking 19-09-009.pdf

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San Jose Without PG&E? Mayor Wants to Explore City-Owned Utilities

Maggie Angst, Bay Area News Group Summary One week after California’s biggest utility cut power to hundreds of thousands of residents , Mayor Sam Liccardo says he wants to explore a San Jose without Pacific Gas and Electric. Last week’s blackout aimed at reducing the risk of wildfires in...

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US GSA Seeks Information on Grid Interactive Technologies for Buildings

Peter Maloney, Microgrid Knowledge Summary The General Services Administration (GSA) has issued a request for information (RFI) for grid-interactive technologies and services that provide energy savings and load flexibility for buildings. The RFI, issued in coordination with the Department of...

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IDEA and Enwave Submit Comments Regarding the Reinvestment of Proceeds Collected Under the OBPS

On August 30, 2019, Sussex submitted a joint letter on behalf of Enwave and IDEA regarding Comments on Use of Proceeds from the Federal Output-Based Pricing System to the Environmental Protection Branch of Environment and Climate Change Canada. For more information please see the letter below....

OBPS Proceeds - District Energy Submission_30Aug19_ Final.pdf