March 27, 2017

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  • Investigations by two separate Energy Department offices have concluded that an employee of DOE’s main Savannah River Site contractor was fired improperly for cooperating with a Government Accountability Office probe into retaliation against...
  • Fulfilling a campaign promise to reverse a high-profile climate action by President Obama, President Trump issued a cross-border permit to TransCanada’s Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, but the project faces a potentially difficult siting process in...
  • Commonwealth Edison has launched a “community energy storage” pilot project in Beecher, Ill., to test the ability of battery storage technology to reduce the impact of power outages in residential areas that have suffered repeated service...
  • In a widely expected decision on a closely watched Clean Air Act case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Wednesday granted a motion by the Environmental Protection Agency that the court remand a federal pollution control plan it imposed...
  • In a demonstration project aimed at assessing a new type of battery for grid storage, San Diego Gas & Electric has deployed the largest vanadium redox flow battery in the nation to evaluate whether it can provide savings or benefits over lithium-ion...