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Study: Phoenix blackout and heat wave would be a health calamity

grid: A peer-reviewed study found that about 800,000 residents of Phoenix, Arizona, If you need emergency medical care for a fever-related illness In the event of prolonged power outages combined with extreme heat. (New York Times)

• US Department of Energy Awarded $21.8 million in federal power grid resilience grants to Navajos Upgrade power lines, substations and other equipment. (Arizona Republic)
Colorado County Begins Consideration $2 billion transmission project proposed by Xcel Energy This will connect wind and solar projects in the eastern part of the state to urban areas. (official gazette)

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Oil gas: Study Finds Intensity of Methane Emissions in Oil and Gas Production 28% decrease from 2019 to 2021But the gap between the highest and lowest emitters is widening. (Anchorage Daily News)

hydrogen: Colorado Governor Jared Polis Signs Bill Establishing Tax Incentives and Standards for Clean Hydrogen manufacture and use. (KJCT)

Clean energy:
Analysts say California’s new approach for transmission companies Sending plan adjustmentinterconnection queuing and resource procurement should promote clean energy development. (utility dive)
Colorado’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory Receives $150 Million in Federal Funds Modernize your research infrastructure And upgrade your campus. (Colorado Newsline)

New Mexico regulator orders El Paso Power to loan $1.19 million to some rate payers overcharged in the past. (source NM)
• Irvine, California City Council narrowly votes yes. Remain with the troubled Orange County Power Department After other cities withdraw their membership. (Orange County Registrar)
pacific power start the defense At trial over her role in the 2020 Labor Day fire in Oregon that killed nine people and set more than 5,000 homes on fire.
Xcel Energy seeks input from customers in Colorado. Proposed rate hike of $310 million This is to pay for grid upgrades and power transmission projects, mainly wind power. (Denver Gazette)

Sun: Pacific Gas and Electric Seeking proposals for pre-meter photovoltaic projects Sizes range from 500 kW to 20 MW. (PV magazine)

efficiency: The New Mexico Housing Authority received $1.3 million for: Energy Efficiency and Weatherability Program For low income households. (Albuquerque Journal)

Geothermal: What Utah startups are aiming for Develop enhanced geothermal power projects It uses oil and gas drilling technology. (Utah Business)

• Indigenous advocates urge Arizona regulators to secure proposed utility rate hikes Includes transition funds only For communities affected by coal-fired power plants and mines and their closures. (prism report)
• Former Manager of Signal Peak Coal Mine in Montana Sentenced to two years’ probation and $2,000 fine For his role in the 2018 accident cover-up. (Claim publication)

climate: Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy signed into law a bill that allows oil-dependent states to: Cash out carbon offset credits By improving forest health. (Anchorage Daily News)

Commentary: California’s editorial board has urged Los Angeles transit agencies to stick to the plan. Entire bus fleet electrified by 2030 After the question arose about the timeline. (Los Angeles Times)

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