August 19, 2019

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  • North Carolina regulators released a draft clean energy plan Friday that calls for the state to cut carbon emissions from the power sector by 60-70 percent from 2005 levels by 2030, and suggests Duke Energy and Dominion include the cost of new...
  • Tension between New Mexico lawmakers and utility regulators came close to the breaking point last week as the main sponsor of the state’s recently enacted clean energy law said three of the state’s five-member utility board have circumvented a coal...
  • Amid fresh concern over Russia’s transparency about radiation releases from an apparent nuclear-powered missile accident last month, authoritative new research says that an undeclared accident at Russia’s Mayak nuclear complex in the southern Urals...
  • Federal agents who raided the offices of Los Angeles Department of Water & Power last month were looking into the agency’s compliance with physical and cyber security standards for electric utilities, among other allegations, according to an August...
  • Newer U.S. wind farms reached an average capacity factor above 40 percent in 2018 as turbines continued to get bigger and more efficient, but the average capacity factor for the U.S. wind fleet as a whole came in at 35 percent due to an unexplained...
  • Consumers Energy has filed a settlement with renewable energy project developers at the Michigan Public Service Commission that aims to interconnect hundreds of megawatts of projects currently stuck in the utility’s queue by September 2023, resolving...