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Happy Friday afternoon.
It has been a very busy day here so we’re cutting out the full recap for this week. Sorry about that.
Instead here are the links to some stories that piqued our curiosity and have the potential for big impacts.
- Secretive group’s petition to FERC could ‘end net metering as we know it,’ lawyers say, Utility Dive
- Judge rejects lawsuit aimed at derailing vote on CMP Power line project, Press Herald
- Physicists develop approach to increase performance of solar energy, Phys.org
- Shedding light on complex power systems, MIT News
Have a wonderful weekend and stay well.
New report says R.I. will transition away from natural gas and oil heat, Providence Journal
Oil price goes negative as demand collapses; stocks dip, Taunton Gazette
Senators’ letter urge Gov. Wolf to rescind RGGI, Indiana Gazette
Drop in emissions due to pandemic won’t fix climate, WMO says, Reuters
Net-zero target gets mixed reviews, CommonWealth Magazine
New Renewable Energy Agreements To Reduce Boston Scientific Carbon Footprint By Half, Global Energy World
Can Offshore Wind Prop Up Oil’s Supply Chain Through the Price Crunch,? Greentech Media
Brayton Point owners say wind industry showing interest in site, The Herald News
Vineyard Wind’s Permitting On Track Despite Coronavirus, BOEM Says, Greentech Media
Rooftop Wind Power Might Take Off by Using Key Principle of Flight, Scientific American
BOEM considers virtual public comment on Vineyard Wind study, National Fisherman
A New Response to Coronavirus: Giving Solar Away for Free, Greentech Media
New Jersey to Devote Cap-and-Trade Revenue to Electrifying Transportation, Microgrid Knowledge
Fate of Beaver Valley plant could hinge on federal fight over nuclear payments in power markets, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
1st Shutdown Imminent At Indian Point, Patch.com
Indian Point closure during pandemic is wrong, says climate group, World Nuclear News
NextEra, NRC pressed for pandemic plan at Seabrook Station, Newburyport Daily News
Shedding light on complex power systems, MIT News
How utilities are using AI to adapt to electricity demands, VentureBeat.com
NARUC Publishes New Smart Grid Interoperability Report, NARUC.org (press release)
Dear efficiency advocates: Don’t fear electrification, Utility Dive
Envisioning a vibrant, healthy state powered by 100% renewable energy, Greenfield Recorder
Letter to the Editor: CMP headlines, Daily BullDog