Blaming low energy prices and market policies that favor fossil fuel plants, Exelon Generation announced this week that it will file Post Shutdown Decommissioning Activity Reports with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for the retirement of the Byron and Dresden nuclear facilities.
Both sit... Read More »
Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has finalized the state's Electric Storage Program, which in conjunction with the Equitable Modern Grid initiative, would bolster system reliability.
PURA's recent ruling establishes a nine-year plan for residential, commercial, and ind... Read More »
U.S. Sens. Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced legislation designed to encourage clean energy sector innovation by aiding the process of expediting new technologies.
The Energy Sector Innovation Credit (ESIC) Act was introduced in the wake of an International Energy Agency ... Read More »
Energy Impact Partners, a global investment platform, announced Wednesday it will launch its Elevate Future Fund to create a more diverse founder community and inclusive venture capital ecosystem within energy transition.
The fund targets $120 million in commitments and has closed on more than h... Read More »
The U.S. Senate announced an abrupt about-face this week by reaching a bipartisan, $1 trillion infrastructure deal, including billions for upgrading and expanding transmission lines and investing in clean energy technologies.
The announcement followed agreements between President Joe Biden and ... Read More »
Electricity customers in need require collaborative and ongoing support services designed to help them respond to, navigate and overcome challenges associated with public health emergencies, weather-related catastrophes and other disasters, said panelists during a Critical Consumer Issues Forum (CCI... Read More »
The transfer of four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River, currently owned by PacifiCorp but soon to be operated by the Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC), was approved by the Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) this week, moving the facilities another step toward removal.
Ultimately,... Read More »
Portland General Electric kicked off a new program this week known as PGE Fleet Partner, and it’s designed to help Oregon businesses and organizations electrify their vehicle fleets.
“With PGE Fleet Partner, we do the work for them on planning and logistics to build the charging infrastructur... Read More »
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) officials said the agency has initiated a special inspection at the Davis-Besse nuclear power, focusing on multiple diesel generator failures and a complicated reactor trip.
Authorities indicated the generator failures occurred during testing and maintenance in... Read More »
Entergy Louisiana announced Tuesday that it will be investing more than $3 million in Webster Parish to develop a stronger, more resilient electric system.
As part of the company’s commitment to providing reliable power, the upgrades will continue throughout the remainder of the year and into ... Read More »