The national debate unfolding over PURPA and solar power
Several states have recently changed their PURPA rules. Here’s how it’s affecting the U.S. solar market.
California's goal: An electricity grid moving only clean energy
California lawmakers are considering a future without the use of fossil fuels to generate electricity, a step that would boost the renewable energy industry and expand the scope
Harvey floods U.S. refineries, roils global fuel markets
Tropical Storm Harvey further damaged the heart of the U.S. energy industry on Aug. 30, churning into Louisiana after flooding the biggest U.S.
Pipeline emissions ruling sets new bar for FERC approvals
Pipeline-sector observers are watching whether a U.S.
FERC chairman 'carefully considering' grid study's recommendations
The nation's top electric grid watchdog is carefully considering the recommendations made in the Energy Department's grid study issued late Aug.
Federal court ruling could delay major natural gas pipeline projects
A recent federal court ruling could delay major pipeline projects planned to move Marcellus Shale natural gas to new markets. On Aug. 22, the U.S.
TOU rates could spur energy and bill savings, but customer advocates urge caution
As advanced metering proliferates across the residential sector, utilities are increasingly turning to time of use rates (TOU) to more accurately price electricity.
Interim FERC chairman: Coal and nuclear 'need to be properly compensated'
Neil Chatterjee says baseload generation needs to be recognized as an essential part of the fuel mix. How will FERC tackle this issue?
Europe must triple offshore wind growth rate to bring Paris goals within reach
If Europe is to fall in line with the Paris Climate Agreement intention of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees C above pre-industrial levels, the region must significantly in