April 29, 2011

April 29, 2011

EIA outlook: US coal-fired fleet will shrink

Exelon merger not as big as Progress-Duke

EPA rules risk collision course with reliability concerns: FERC member

Manufacturers: increased energy taxes will hurt jobs

CEO interview: Progress Energy’s Bill Johnson

Electric car boom could deliver a surge in grid power

Dominion plans sale of Kewaunee power station

April 28, 2011

April 28, 2011

Panelists differ on coal-fired power displacement from upcoming EPA rules

Exelon to buy Constellation for $7.9 bln

Southwest power pool to collaborate with ERCOT, PJM

AEP to continue investing in natural gas as coal challenges mount

Outlook says coal production will decline

US nuclear plants push up output

German nuclear power halt may boost prices 30 percent

April 27, 2011

April 27, 2011

Morris: 5,480 MW of AEP coal capacity fully exposed to EPA rules

US nuclear production rises as Comanche Peak 2 reactor starts

FERC chief calls for more federal state cooperation on power lines

801 MW of coal-fired generation could be closed

US energy imports to drop byy 2035 on gas output

BGE electric supply rates continue to decline

Why Germany’s offshore wind parks have stalled

April 26, 2011

April 26, 2011

Electricity plants see power shift

FERC seeking access to electronic tagging data from NERC

Texas company to ship coal from Colo. to global market

LG&E, KU to retire about 800 MW of coal-fired plant, build gas-fired units

Utilities seek two plants;  does Iowa need them?

California Energy Commission funds six new projects

Entergy proposes joining regional transmission organization

April 25, 2011

April 25, 2011

No shortage of energy suppliers

PJM signs 15 year lease renewal

Coal exports will offset projected declines in US electric mix

Groundbreaking set for W.Va. coal to gas plant

Feds: no funding problem at TMI

GE smart grid software solution automates the electric distribution system

High court may toss global warming suit

US goes after some game changing energy projects

Crackdown on coal plants put on hold

April 21, 2011

April 21, 2011

Cutting through regulatory complexity

US nuclear output little changed, remains new four-year low

PATH withdrawal comes with conditions

Cheaper energy looks good but beware

NYC to develop solar power atop landfills

NRG halts S. Texas nuke plant expansion

April 20, 2011

April 20, 2011

Moody’s: long, tough slog seen for nuclear power

PA congressman backs exports of shale gas

Supreme Court considers suit over coal plants

Chicago’s coal plants: their days may be numbered

NRG abandons reactor plan

Exelon says quake won’t cripple TMI

More consolidation in power sector as AES buys DPL for $3.5 bln

How a federal court battle in Vermont could recast nuclear power

April 19, 2011

April 19, 2011

Corbett remains opposed to taxing natural gas producers

Duke Energy CEO says US needs to develop new energy technologies

Limerick receives $120 mln equipment upgrade

Ca law mandates 33 percent renewable by 2020

White House joins AEP to fight climate lawsuits

Vermont Yankee nuclear takes Vermont to court

Plan to set up 5,000 MW coal-based power plants

Minnesota Senate lifts restrictions on new coal fired plants

April 18, 2011

April 18, 2011

Wind power developer requests county easement

Local economy would benefit from Utica shale leasing

CONSOL’s coal output to rise

FERC went beyond its authority with demand response rule, groups say

Wyoming’s boom poses challenge for Obama

FirstEnergy facility helps the hungry

The nuclear industry’s trillion dollar question

US increasing nuclear power through uprating

TEPCO to use gas to offset nuclear power loss

April 15, 2011

April 15, 2011

Which first? Natural gas trucks or fueling stations

Duke Energy builds batteries for wind farms

High prices, debt crisis may doom Obama’s green energy plan

TVA to close 18 coal units

Dominion will shut plant if taxed

America’s direction on smart grid

Climate change heads to Supreme Court