January 16, 2019

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  • Citing the high costs and unknown potential benefits of the programs, Maryland regulators this week approved a dramatically scaled-back version of an electric vehicle charging program that the state’s utilities had jointly filed last year with the...
  • Duke Energy was among three bidders Tuesday that acknowledged submitting preliminary offers to buy Santee Cooper, the state-owned South Carolina power provider that lawmakers are considering selling to pay down billions in debt that the utility...
  • Acting on one of its biggest—and least-known—nuclear waste problems, the Energy Department has proposed sending some 700,000 tons of depleted uranium wastes to disposal sites in Nevada, Utah or Texas amid some uncertainty among federal and state...
  • In its first projections for 2020, the Energy Information Administration Tuesday forecast continuing growth in U.S. natural gas production in 2020—though down from feverish growth in 2019—while it sees gas prices dropping from 2018 levels despite...
  • Iowa regulators last month approved MidAmerican Energy’s $922 million Wind XII project, a regulatory approval that clears the way for the utility to become the first in the United States to get 100 percent of its power from renewables when the wind...
  • Continuing an effort to block the Southern Co.-led nuclear expansion project in Georgia, a collection of green and consumer groups asked a state appeals court last week to review a lower court decision that refused to consider the groups’ complaint...