December 10, 2018

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  • In a move that could radically change how retail electricity customers are billed, a coalition of renewable energy and storage developers last month petitioned the California Public Utilities Commission to consider ordering the state’s three...
  • In demands hailed by other party leaders and green groups, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer last week told President Donald Trump that congressional Democrats will not support any infrastructure legislation that does not include measures to...
  • Amid increasingly dire warnings about growing carbon emissions, an uncooperative Trump administration and riots over proposed fuel tax increases in France, delegates to the United Nations’ annual climate change conference in Poland last week inched...
  • Energy Department officials announced last week that the agency would close the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project, a huge facility at the Idaho National Laboratory that has packaged thousands of barrels of mixed transuranic and toxic wastes from...
  • Three Ohio farmers and a renewable energy group have filed suit challenging the legality of a 2014 state law that set highly restrictive setback rules for wind turbines—a court fight that could open the door for new legislation aimed at ending a...
  • National Grid last month proposed to dramatically expand its electric vehicle charging program, asking state regulators to approve the use of $166 million in ratepayer money to install 17,400 Level 2 chargers and 300 direct-current fast chargers in...
  • Having gained little commercial traction with initial efforts to market its wave energy technology for multi-megawatt power production, Ocean Power Technologies recently announced plans to diversify into subsea batteries and a hybrid, liquid-fueled...