OTHER REGIONAL SMART GRID NEWS
The Oregon legislature introduced House Bill 20 that would make Oregon the second state to adopt an economy-wide cap-and-trade system to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
Hawaii PUC proposed performance-based regulations under which utility revenues would include a target level, additional revenues for meeting performance targets, and an earnings sharing mechanism.
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Pacific Power is starting installation of about 24,000 smart meters in Clatsop County, part of a statewide rollout of 590,000 smart meters which continues through 2019.
SEPA offers utilities several resources on vehicle electrification: research on developing a road map to leverage EVs as a grid asset; research on VGI and the managed charging ecosystem; and a webinar on customer education and engagement to increase EV penetration and load growth (registration required).
Landis+Gyr and Hawaiian Electric Company are preparing for the first phase of an advanced metering project built on Wi-SUN-certified network components to support the utility's grid modernization strategy.