July 9, 2020

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  • Despite robust economic growth last year, the 100 biggest U.S. power generators cut their carbon emissions by 8 percent in 2019 and also achieved significant reductions in sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides as they continued to transition away from...
  • In yet another obstacle for the controversial project, a group of Maine lawmakers and the state’s largest environmental group have filed a legal challenge to a transmission line proposed by Avangrid to carry Canadian hydropower to the New England...
  • Federal safety inspectors have revealed that one worker received external radiation exposure and 14 others may have been contaminated in an incident at Los Alamos National Laboratory last month involving a leak during glovebox operations to package...
  • Iberdrola, the Spain-based renewable energy giant, announced Wednesday it is entering Texas’ deregulated electricity market and will offer customers fixed-price supply contracts that will deliver 100 percent wind energy generated by its own...
  • In its first move to implement a plan for a massive shift from coal to renewables, PacifiCorp this week issued the largest request for proposals in company history, saying it will buy 1,920 megawatts of wind, 1,823 MW of solar and 595 MW of storage...
  • A divided Georgia Public Service Commission narrowly passed a motion Tuesday to allow Georgia Power to recover $7.7 million in costs related to the coronavirus pandemic despite PSC staff’s reservations that the utility has not seen “an extraordinary...
  • The International Atomic Energy Agency reported Friday that slightly elevated levels of radioisotopes measured two weeks ago in northern Europe came from a nuclear reactor, possibly during maintenance, rather than from a reprocessing plant or...