Smart grid upgrades may offer less risk in some areas, but experts say conventional transmission projects are still needed in others.
Virginia utility regulators Thursday rejected most of Dominion Energy’s $6 billion proposal to modernize its electrical grid, stating that the cost to customers was too high.
The Ohio Supreme Court heard argument on the lack of limits for FirstEnergy’s credit rider.
Amid some disagreement, a draft of the Illinois NextGrid report is open for public comment online until January 10.
An agreement to install a superconductor system in Chicago is a signal that the smart grid tech could be commercially viable in Illinois.