March 8, 2021

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  • In a move that drew criticism from congressional Democrats, the International Code Council last week adopted a plan pushed by a home builders trade group to change the council’s internal voting procedures to block hundreds of green-leaning local...
  • In an effort to bolster the accuracy and transparency of natural gas price indices, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last week proposed rules giving market participants expanded legal protections to encourage them to report more trade data to...
  • The Public Utility Commission of Texas Friday rejected recommendations by its independent market monitor to cut $16 billion in “unjustified” overcharges run up during the state’s recent blackouts, saying it would only create more problems if it...
  • Schlumberger New Energy is teaming with Chevron Corp., Microsoft and Clean Energy Systems to develop a first-of-a-kind biomass power plant in California that will be equipped with carbon capture technology capable of sequestering 300,000 tons of the...
  • The Republican-controlled Ohio Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to kill $1.05 billion in subsidies intended for two nuclear plants in the state, showing clear momentum behind legislative efforts to fix a 2019 law tainted by a bribery scandal...
  • Only days after Louisiana and Arkansas utility regulators complained to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission about the facility’s operating problems, Entergy’s Grand Gulf nuclear plant was listed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Friday as the...
  • In the latest of a series of recent signs that the long-dormant geothermal energy sector may be perking up, Chevron and bp are bringing investments and drilling expertise to start-ups developing innovative technology aimed at reducing the cost of the...
  • A Dominion Energy plan to cut compensation and raise fees for home solar customers stirred up an unexpected storm at the Public Service Commission of South Carolina, with a Republican commissioner blasting the proposal as “wrong” and then recusing...