June 30, 2011

June 30, 2011

State study details turbine bird and bat deaths

State regulators work to minimize risks of fracturing

FERC rejects NJ complaint over Hudson transmission line

Cleveland Public Power successfully integrated into PJM

Duke Energy, Progress will offer buyouts after merger

Constellation-Exelon merger will benefit Baltimore-BGE customers

Nuclear plants need scrutiny, not hysteria

Germany starts debate on incentives for new coal, gas fired plants

Electric vehicles, distribution system impacts studied

June 29, 2011

June 29, 2011

Study: pipeline infrastructure investments crucial to realizing shale potential

NJ considering a ban on fracking despite little gas

Stormy weather for nuclear plants?

NYT fallout: industry cries bias; lawmakers calls for EIA to justify gas data

Talk of natural gas bubble draws industry ire

Shale gas continues to grow, EIA says in reponse to NYT article

Duke, Progress agree to Kentucky rate freeze as part of merger

Atomic power to stay, Kepco tells investors

Power prices could rise by 10 percent in 2012 due to solar plants

June 28, 2011

June 28, 2011

Electricity customers should shop around

FERC economist says plan to amp up access to transaction data flawed

New England procures the power system resources needed for 2014-15

Dominion seeks SCC approval to convert coal stations to biomass

Coal is still cheap energy

State energy chief sees lower costs

Natural gas industry strikes back at New York Tines article

China eyes Canada’s oil; US’s energy nest egg

Task force finds NJ’s four plants operating safely

US firm offers to construct $450-M plasma power plant

June 27, 2011

June 27, 2011

Range Resources names new president and CEO

Coal and electricity

Calpine, GE complete $844.5 million power plant financing for new generation in San Francisco bay area

A sitting duck can’t catch a moving turkey

PPL choose alternative routes for new power line in Pennsylvania

Neb. nuke plant safe despite flooding

Expert: Georgia nuke plant issues not insurmountable

Poised for power plant siting

State cautious on smart grid

Five reasons Google PowerMeter didn’t take off

June 24, 2011

June 24, 2011

DEP grants approval for tires-to-energy plant air-quality permit

China’s top power firms suffer soaring losses

Proposed power plant near bay city stirs emotions

White House’s oil gambit might be a gimmick

GE gives a shout-out to a tiny smart grid startup

Countries seek stronger IAEA role in nuclear safety

Constellation, Exelon move to maintain coal plants’ jobs

Duke Energy CEO: depending on natural gas is risky for U.S.

Expert: GA nuke plant issues not insurmountable

Entergy Louisiana proposes $721 million power generation project

June 23, 2011

June 23, 2011

EPA extends public comment period for mercury, air toxics standards

Surge in Mississippi River hydro proposals points to coming boom

Coal generators power struggle: consumers to foot the electric bills?

SA coal plant to be the first in Texas to close

US coal producers brace for weak demand

PPL ready for summer 2011

Lawmakers approve power plant permitting bill

Nuclear plants need improved groundwater monitoring

Nuclear institute says AP story leaves out facts, studies

NRC says VY has operated safely

June 22, 2011

June 22, 2011

Groups argue over Marcellus-related job growth

US natural gas stockpiles probably rose four pecent, analysts say

US reactors deemed safe

FERC grants BPA extension to respond to Northwest oversupply complaint

Bloom Energy and RECs

Natural gas is both friend and foe to the grid

Are next generation utilities an oxymoron?

New power plant siting laws in the works

States review options after high court ruling on global warming lawsuit

June 21, 2011

June 21, 2011

San Antonio coal plant to be first in Texas to close

High Court blocks states’ lawsuit over coal plant emissions

The power race: nat gas vs. coal

Reliant Energy, Ranger fans aim to set Guinness world record in celebration of summer

Constellation, Exelon to claim 87 percent clean electricity generation

Pepco CEO: top performance some years away

Smart meter manufacturers join forces

Japan needs nuclear as main energy

U.S. official says Yucca nuclear dump not an option

June 20, 2011

June 20, 2011

Industry: New Jersey does not need any new generation

Regional grid operator warns of greater risk of brownouts next summer

Invest to make coal clean

Anti-exports lobbying cranking up; APGA sends letters to Congress predicting ‘havoc”.

From Shale to biomass: energy on the agenda

PPL names new chief technology officer

You are the smart grid’s biggest problem

Energy market lacks power



June 17, 2011

June 17, 2011

Ridge: gas industry must improve public image

Fretting over fracking risks jobs

FERC approves Appalachian Gateway gas pipeline project

Enel CEO sees coal as alternative to nuclear

Senate ethanol vote signals ill wind for other energy subsidies

Gas is killing green energy in price war

Electric utilities in compliance with safety standards

Peco gets competition for residential customers

Illinois’ options for replacing coal-fired power plants

Nuclear power safe in U.S.