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Energy and Environmental Economics (E3), Ava Community Energy and Gridworks
Targeted Electrification ‘Promising but No Silver Bullet’ for Gas Cost Dilemma
Targeted electrification could allow decommissioning of up to 10% of gas mains but is no silver bullet for solving the gas cost challenge, researchers say.  
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DC Circuit Hears Arguments on FERC LNG Plant Approval
The D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments on FERC’s approval of the Commonwealth LNG facility in Cameron, La.
Eversource
Mass. EJ Groups Rally Behind Permitting, Siting Reforms
Groups emphasize the negative effects existing permitting and siting procedures have had on vulnerable populations in the state.
Shutterstock
New Jersey Backs Geothermal Study, EV Charger Bills
Lawmakers gave final passage to bills to study geothermal heat pump systems, promote electric vehicle charger installation and require status updates of residential solar systems in home sales.
DOE
DOE Announces $275 Million for Clean Energy Supply Chain

The Department of Energy said it would provide $275 million for seven projects around the country that are meant to bolster domestic clean energy supply chains.

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White House Releases Climate Assessment, $6B for Resilience Projects
DOE is opening the second round of funding for its Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnership program, which will offer $3.9 billion from the IIJA for projects that will modernize the grid, increase capacity, and unlock renewable energy resources.
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Energy Bar Association Meeting Focuses on Financing Clean Power Transition
Financing the billion-dollar components of the clean-energy transition was the leadoff topic at the annual meeting of the Energy Bar Association's Northeast Chapter.
KORE Power
LPO Announces $850M Conditional Loan for Ariz. Battery Cell Plant
DOE conditionally approved an $850 million loan for KORE Power's battery cell plant under construction in Arizona, which will power up to 28,000 EVs annually.
Raritan Valley Community College
NJ Push for 100% Clean Electricity Meets Opposition
A bill to require that only clean electricity be sold in New Jersey by 2035 has stalled over concerns from environmentalists, labor groups and solar developers.
Massachusetts DEP
Mass. Stakeholders Debate the Scope of Clean Heat Standard
Massachusetts energy providers, consumers and climate advocates presented contrasting visions of what solutions should be included in a clean heat standard.

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