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  • EPA Announces New Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the availability of funding that could provide as much as $5.5 billion in loans, which could leverage over $11 billion in water infrastructure projects through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program.
  • EPA Announces 2018 ENERGY STAR Award Winners The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring 163 ENERGY STAR partners - including Fortune 500 companies, schools, hospitals, retailers, manufacturers, home builders, and commercial building owners and operators - for their outstanding contributions to public health and the environment.
  • AGA and EPRI Making Strides Towards Natural Gas and Electricity Harmonization Lori Traweek, chief operating officer of the American Gas Association (AGA), recently spoke with EPRI Journal about coordinating the natural gas and electric systems-progress to date, challenges ahead, and the importance of planning, infrastructure, and R&D.
  • U.S. House Subcommittee Advances Four Energy Security Bills Legislation would improve DOE security programs to address the electric grid and pipelines following Russian cyber-hacks on the U.S. energy system.
  • FY'18 Federal Energy Appropriations Increases SEP and WAP Funding The House and Senate recently reached an agreement on the $1.3 trillion FY'18 omnibus federal appropriations bill, including $55 million for SEP and $251 million for WAP.

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  • New Hampshire Releases 10 Year State Energy Strategy On April 17, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu and Office of Strategic Initiatives Director Jared Chicoine released the 10 Year State Energy Strategy - charting a course for New Hampshire's energy future. This plan is built to lower rates, create a more reliable electric system, and make state environmental efforts more effective for residents.
  • Andeavor to Advance Utah's Air Quality with a Project to Produce Cleaner Fuels Governor Gary Herbert joined Andeavor Chairman, President and CEO Gregory Goff and multiple stakeholder groups at Andeavor's Salt Lake City Refinery to break ground on the company's hydrotreater expansion project, marking continued progress in improving Utah's air quality through the production of cleaner 'Tier 3' fuels.
  • University of Hawai'i Maui Aims to be First in Nation with 100% Renewable Energy Using PVs and Batteries The University of Hawai'i (UH) announced that its Maui College campus will soon be among the first in the nation to generate 100% of its energy from on-site solar photovoltaic (PV) systems coupled with battery storage. The project is part of a partnership with Johnson Controls and Pacific Current.
  • CMNI Energy Division Participates in 2018 Tinian Energy Awareness Campaign The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands' Department of Public Works, through the Energy Division, recently held the 2018 Tinian Energy Awareness Campaign on April 21, which provided residents with tips on how to conserve energy at homes and save money using efficient products that carry the ENERGY STAR label.
  • Colorado Energy Office Launches Statewide Residential Energy Loan The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) recently announced the launch of the Colorado Residential Energy Upgrade (RENU) Loan, a statewide residential program aimed at financing energy efficiency and renewable energy projects on existing homes.

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