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Aug 23 2023
Shares of American Electric Power Co. Inc. AEP, rallied 1.03% to $79.43 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, rising 1.10% to 4,436.01 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, rising 0.54% to 34,472.98. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. American Electric Power Co. Inc. closed $26.17MarketWatch
Sep 07 2023
Construction temporarily halted due to wetland permit delay on $2B electric vehicle plant in South Carolina
Construction work has been temporarily stopped on a $2 billion new electric vehicle plant in South Carolina being built by a Volkswagen Group-backed group trying to revive a brand that was a forerunner to today’s SUVs. State and local officials said they need more time to obtain wetland permits to continue clearing land at the Blythewood site for Scout Motors. But they said the pause shouldn'tFox News (Online News)
Aug 08 2023
A 25-year-old construction worker died Sunday while working on a roof at an apartment complex at 4040 Route 5 in Burke. Vermont State Police said Casey Driver, a resident of Derby, was performing roof work for Vincent’s Carpentry of Derby on the three-story apartment building when he struck a high-tension power line with a metal ladder at about 11:15 a.m., causing an electric shock, and thenVT Digger
Aug 08 2023
A storm with high winds, rain and a threat of a tornado left trees down on houses in Stanly County. Wind speeds at the Stanly County Airport at 6:05 p.m. Monday were recorded at 20 mph, with gusts up to 37 mph. This is while Stanly County was under a tornado warning and was experiencing heavy rain and thunderstorms. One of the aftermath signs of damage is a house split by a tree on YadkinThe Stanly News and Press
Dec 01 2023
The Biden administration announced Friday that it will bar any electric vehicles from qualifying for subsidies if their batteries are made in China or with Chinese materials, a provision that extends to any companies worldwide that are under Beijing's sway.
The standard is aimed at shoring up domestic manufacturing and moving the supply chain for electric vehicles away from China.Washington Examiner
Aug 18 2023
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Jul 21 2023
The U.S. Department of Energy will provide Kansas with $13.3 million to update its electrical grid infrastructure.
The funding comes from the Grid Resilience State and Tribal Formula Grants program. The Kansas Corporation Commission will administer the funding, which it will use to modernize the state's power grid. The state also wants to use the money to protect the power grid againstWashington Examiner
Aug 15 2023
Joe Biden’s landmark climate legislation has been “disappointing” and failed to deliver protections to car industry workers confronted by the transition to electric vehicles, according to the head of the US’s leading autoworkers union, which has pointedly withheld is endorsement of the president for next year’s election.
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), signed by Biden a year ago thisThe Guardian
Jul 19 2023
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Statehouse was closed for a second day Wednesday after an electrical fire in the basement was discovered a day earlier, forcing the evacuation of the historic building, including the governor, lawmakers and the public. Tuesday’s fire was in a transformer room in the building’s sub-basement, police said. The Boston Fire Department confirmed that the fire wasAssociated Press
Aug 24 2023
Maui County Files Lawsuit Against Hawaiian Electric Alleging Utility Was Negligent Prior To Wildfires
Maui County filed a lawsuit against four electric companies, claiming they were responsible for a deadly wildfire by not powering down equipment. The county government accused Maui Electric Company, Limited, Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hawaiʻi Electric Light Company, Inc., and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. of failing to shut down equipment on Aug. 7, when the National Weather ServiceThe Daily Caller