Tag: US

$2.5 M ARC POWER Initiative broadband infrastructure grant awarded

US: Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative (BREC) announced Tuesday that it has been awarded a $2.5 M grant under the 2019 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative for the installation of 270 km (168 miles) of fiber from its corporate office in Gallipolis.

NY partners with Ireland and Denmark to improve power grids

US: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State is pursuing partnerships with Ireland and Denmark by signing two separate memorandums of understanding that will lead to improved electric infrastructure and the advancement of more renewable energy sources, including offshore wind.

100 MW solar project to be explored

US: Dominion Energy Virginia and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced Thursday they will jointly explore the development of a large-scale 100 MW solar energy project on approximately 4.85 km² at Washington Dulles International Airport.

Lightning strikes hits transformer causing damage

The storm that moved through Plumas County last night brought numerous lightning strikes to Quincy and hit several areas including a home on Bresciani Circle, the transformer at Quincy High School and a wellhouse at Wilburn Construction.

PG&E’s new substation training center

PG&E will open a new substation training facility at Livermore Training Center to give its employees experience in a safe and controlled environment before going into the field.

Offshore substation to be built in US

Vineyard Wind has selected Denmark’s Bladt Industries to build and deliver the offshore substation for what is expected to be first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the U.S.