August 13, 2020

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  • The market monitor for California’s grid system raised sharp concerns last week about the competitiveness of the state’s day-ahead wholesale power market, concluding that power sellers—particularly gas plant operators—held market power and used it to...
  • Several experts from a panel advising the Environmental Protection Agency on technical issues on Wednesday questioned the agency’s proposal to separate indirect benefits from cost-benefit calculations in rulemakings, a move critics say would depart...
  • In an optimistic but seemingly plausible look ahead, a new report from the offshore wind industry says a series of lease auctions that the Interior Department could hold by 2022 for waters in the Northeast and off the coasts of California and the...
  • The U.S. Department of Justice is suing the Louisville Gas & Electric Co. for alleged Clean Air Act violations going back years at the utility’s 1,472-megawatt Mill Creek coal plant, asking a federal court to levy potentially significant cumulative...
  • U.S. liquefied natural gas exports plummeted in June and July to levels not seen since early 2018 before the recent massive expansion of LNG export capacity, due to the ongoing glut of global supplies and low prices exacerbated by the COVID-19...
  • Norway’s Equinor announced Monday that Executive Vice President of Technology Anders Opedal will take over as chief executive November 2, replacing Eldar Saetre who will retire after more than 40 years at the former Statoil. Opedal, who joined...