Though COVID-19 has slowed tourism, the state’s effort is continuing: “This infrastructure is going to be needed for decades to come.”
Topics for E2Tech’s online student sessions have included electric rate design and hydropower permitting.
Creating a publicly owned distribution utility could boost reliability and renewables, supporters of the proposal argue.
It’s unclear if falling gas prices will make the agreement an easier political sell since unemployment is also surging.
The wind and fishing industries need to communicate “early and often” to avoid disputes and delays, stakeholders say.