FAA Approves Beyond-Line-of-Sight Drone Utility Inspections

FAA Approves Beyond-Line-of-Sight Drone Utility Inspections

The Federal Aviation Administration has given authorization for utilities to fly drones beyond the operator’s line of sight for energy infrastructure inspections. The money saved could help utility customers.

IBM and NextEra Win Bid for New 6-MW Solar Array in Colorado

IBM and NextEra Win Bid for New 6-MW Solar Array in Colorado

Xcel Energy recently awarded a 6-MW solar array project in Colorado to IBM and developer NextEra Energy Resources, Solar Industry magazine reported. The partners plan to build a ground-mounted solar tracking array on 54 acres of IBM’s campus in Boulder that was previously farmland. The … Read more…

Minnesota Capitol Complex to Use 33% Renewably Sourced Base Energy

Minnesota Capitol Complex to Use 33% Renewably Sourced Base Energy

Beginning May 16, through a pilot program between Minnesota and Xcel Energy, 33 percent of the base energy used at the State Capitol Complex in St. Paul will come from renewable sources.

St. Paul to Power 25% of Municipal Buildings with Solar

St. Paul to Power 25% of Municipal Buildings with Solar

St. Paul, Minnesota, city officials have negotiated an agreement with GreenMark Solar to power one-quarter of the state capital’s municipal buildings with electricity derived from community solar gardens, the Twin Cities Pioneer Press reported on April 24.

Panasonic Tests Solar+Storage Using Younicos Li-ion Battery at Denver’s Peña Station NEXT

Panasonic Tests Solar+Storage Using Younicos Li-ion Battery at Denver’s Peña Station NEXT

Younicos announced on April 18 that it had commissioned a commercial 1-MW/2-MWh lithium-ion battery system in Denver that will serve as a key part of a futuristic solar-plus-storage microgrid – and a smart neighborhood – being tested by Japanese electronics giant Panasonic.

Boulder Ratepayers Reconsider Renewal of Utility Occupation Tax

A plurality of Boulder , Colorado, voters say they would support a renewal of the Utility Occupation Tax, which funds the city’s now five-year-old bid to separate from Xcel Energy and form a municipal electric utility, a Daily Camera poll has found. But backing for the movement is declining overall, the news outlet has found.

User Name :
Password :
 
If you've no account register here first time
User Name :
User Email :
Password :

Login Now
Translate »