December 9, 2019

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  • Facing pressure from New York utility regulators to change its federally regulated capacity market to better accommodate Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s clean energy priorities, the state’s grid operator says it is eyeing recent reforms in New England capacity...
  • Vineyard Wind, developer of the nation’s most advanced utility-scale offshore wind farm, Friday was picked by Connecticut for that state’s first major offshore wind procurement, with the developer providing 804 megawatts through an expansion of its...
  • Sticking with the incumbent contractor team that has performed the work for the last few years, the Energy Department last week awarded Leidos-led Hanford Mission Integration Solutions LCC a five-year contract to provide an estimated $4 billion in...
  • In a rare move that could lead to reversal of a key decision affecting gas pipeline permitting, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreed last week to reconsider an August ruling that upheld the Federal Energy...
  • The Environmental Protection Agency last week eased a New Source Review rule for industry by issuing a guidance that could expand the area of company-owned land around polluting facilities that is exempt from compliance with National Ambient Air...
  • Facing lawsuits from green groups and two Northeast states, the Environmental Protection Agency Thursday cited seven states for failing to submit adequate plans to address long-distance transport of pollution from in-state facilities that prevents...
  • Saying the stand-off is threatening efforts by Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states to develop offshore wind, a merchant transmission developer has complained to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that PJM Interconnection is improperly blocking...
  • In a stark illustration of the regulatory obstacles still facing even modest electric utility proposals to speed deployment of electric vehicle charging equipment, Wisconsin regulators last month rejected WEC Energy’s request to run a two-year pilot...
  • Three companies announced last week they are introducing an innovative new insurance program for utility-scale solar power plant operators that protects them from revenue losses caused by weather, equipment breakdowns and operational failures, among...