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Linemen News: April 2018

Highlights from the World of Linemen News

Here are some industry news and information articles from around the web, just for you.
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Dominion plans up to 3.6 GW gas, 4.7 GW solar in Virginia

The Department of Environmental Quality is considering a regulation to move Virginia into the RGGI cap-and-trade program, though there is opposition in the legislature. Dominion’s statement noted potential problems with that plan, and developed an estimate of what joining RGGI could cost. Read on…

DTE Energy: It will take 15 years to remove old Detroit lines

DETROIT (AP) — An electric utility says it will take years to remove 1,300 miles of obsolete power lines in Detroit, an issue that caught the attention of state regulators after a 12-year-old girl was electrocuted in 2016. Read on…

Highlights of the 2018 IEEE PES T&D Conference and Expo

After drooling over all of the actual, real-life equipment on the 2018 IEEE PES T&D Show floor, Contributing Editor Gene Wolf looked for curiosities and attractions at vendor booths. The exhibition was hopping, reminding us of Richard Scarry’s Busytownwith activity and engagement all along the hall. Here we share some highlights from the 2018 event… Read on…

New Hampshire drives efficiency by reducing utility incentives to sell more gas

The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission last week approved changes to how Liberty Utilities will charge customers for natural gas in an attempt to “decouple” the utility’s revenues from commodity sales in order to encourage energy efficiency. Read on…

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