The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a massive plan to modernize the nation’s transmission grid this week, through up to $8.25 billion in loans.
These funds have been made available through two different financing streams: up to $5 billion in loan guarantees from the Loan Program Offic... Read More »
A massive water tank has been lifted into place atop the Unit 4 containment vessel and shield building roof at Georgia Power’s Vogtle plant, making it so that all modules are now in place for its Vogtle 3 & 4 nuclear expansion project.
Standing 35 feet tall and weighing more than 720,000 pounds... Read More »
A new report from Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) identifies 22 high-voltage transmission projects that would be ready for construction if certain transmission policies were enacted.
The report, titled Transmission Projects Ready to Go: Plugging into America’s Untapped Renewable Resour... Read More »
Looking to improve energy grid resilience on Oahu, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has chosen Hawaiian Electric to map areas of the island that could be optimal for building microgrids.
Part of the larger Inaugural Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project (ETIPP), the project will un... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will award $109.5 million in funding for projects that directly support job creation in communities impacted by changes in the energy economy.
It is part of an initiative launched by President Joe Biden, the White House Interagency Working Group on Coal and Pow... Read More »
Recurrent Energy, LLC broke ground last week on the 100 MW Sunflower Solar Project, a facility to be built in Sunflower County, Miss., to supply Entergy Mississippi with clean power.
“With the ongoing financing and construction challenges due to the pandemic, I am particularly proud that our te... Read More »
Energy company Avista has set a goal of being carbon neutral by 2045, with a 30 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
“We are proud to continue our commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability,” Dennis Vermillion, president and CEO of Avista, said. “We set an ... Read More »
A first-of-its-kind operating plan between Hiawatha National Forest and American Transmission Co. will prevent protect public lands and improve the safety and reliability of the transmission system while saving money, the two entities said.
Following a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Fores... Read More »
On the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) unanimously authorized Wisconsin Power and Light Company to acquire or build, own, and operate six solar electric generation facilities to provide 675 MW to the region.
For Wisconsin Power and Light, a subsidia... Read More »
At a virtual climate summit Thursday, President Joe Biden made the ambitious announcement of a new U.S. greenhouse gas pollution reduction target, aiming to cut 50 percent of emissions by 2030, when compared to 2005 levels.
In the wake of the news, the energy industry rallied behind the news, whi... Read More »