September 20, 2019

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  • After years of saying offshore wind was too costly for its ratepayers, Dominion Energy Thursday unveiled a hugely expensive three-phase plan to build 2,600 megawatts of turbines off the coast of Virginia—the largest such project in the nation.In an...
  • To the delight of electric utilities and dismay of FERC’s sole Democratic commissioner, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposed Thursday a significant revamp of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act that would make it easier for state...
  • Opening what is sure to be a lengthy legal fight with 14 states and leading environmental groups on Thursday, the Trump administration Thursday revoked California’s right to set its own greenhouse emission standards for vehicles by dusting off an old...
  • Saying the move was vital to its carbon reduction goals, Duke Energy Thursday announced it will apply to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to extend the operating licenses of its 11 reactors in the Carolinas for another 20 years, becoming the third...
  • In a move that promises to significantly lower the cost of its lead U.S. offshore wind farms, Orsted announced Thursday it has decided to use GE’s new 12-megawatt turbines for its 1,100 MW Ocean Wind project off the coast of New Jersey and 120 MW...