October 31, 2011

October 31, 2011

Exelon’s Rowe an unlikely booster for Shale gas

DTE, Consumers Energy send crews to East Coast

Beacon Power, backed by US loan guarantees, files for bankruptcy

Constellation enters Ohio residential electric market

Vehicle-to-grid: a new spin on car payments

Nuclear power plant in Utah? First step is securing water rights

Utilities urge patience as they restore power

Exelon’s Philadelphia utility fulfills promises to customers, regulators

NERC assesses four EPA rules

October 28, 2011

October 28, 2011

GE, BP team up for wind energy

Md regulators begin Constellation-Exelon review

FERC approves AEP, stakeholders meeting

EPA chief encourages college activists in campaign against coal

Coal-to-gas plan again sputters in Illinois Legislature

Interior Dept. anoints solar energy sites

Peco inks deal with banks 

33 power plants running at less than four-day coal stock

Smart electric grid yields jobs, report says

US power firms signal industrial activity growth

NERC registration of generators as transmission owners and operators? FERC is facing the decision


October 27, 2011

October 27, 2011

Exelon ups estimated toll of PJM coal retirements to 15 GW

Energy’s future is already here

Duke CEO about plant: “Yes, it’s expensive.”¬†

Peabody to pursue Macarthur without ArcelorMittal

Interior plans merger of lands, coal mining agencies

Energy Dept. defensive amid House leader’s probe of steel loan

FirstEnergy Solutions supports Duke Energy Ohio electric security plan

Nuclear power plant construction market research report now available

State set to grapple with question: how to encourage more private sector generation?

EPA standards could spell disaster for Hastings power plant

TVA sees future in small reactors


October 26, 2011

October 26, 2011

Analyst: NJ setback in court fight over subsidized generation hurts developers

DEP gives final approval to tire burning plant

Solar power industry falls short of hopes in job creation

On the front lines of the power grid

Nation’s debate over energy development will soon shift to job creation

FERC approves Enbala Power Networks for participation in wholesale markets

Energy markets set for winter

US has vast geothermal resouces

Duke prudently ran clean coal project

Coal industry still hopes to delay EPA regulations

Future of solar and wind power may hinge on federal aid

Monitoring the effectiveness of maintenance of nuclear power plants

October 25, 2011

October 25, 2011

Tires-to-energy plant cleared for construction

FERC order 1000 facing challenges

Federal court upholds challenge to to NJ’s power plant subsidy

Will shale gas fulfill future US natural gas demand

Electricity to play bigger role in energy consumption

Natural gas ascending: opportunities abound for domestic energy source

PPL to host power line Q&A night

CLP to build two Australia power stations

Entergy to buy power plant from NextEra for $346 million

Electric industry top exec underscores importance of nuclear power

Duke Energy Ohio reaches agreement on electric security plan

Bipartisan successes on energy

October 24, 2011

October 24, 2011

NY gas drillers’ victory soured by tough new rules

PA trash landfill powers nearby town

Energy storage gets a charge from FERC

FERC set to hear Entergy nuclear plant bid to opt out of capacity market

Peabody poised to seal Macarthur takeover

Solyndra-linked fundraiser still boosting Obama campaign

Reid slams tar sands pipeline

Exelon moving jobs, nuclear HQ to Philadelphia

Nuclear plant’s containment building safe, regulator says

Not everyone has electric choice

October 21, 2011

October 21, 2011

UGI to invest $150 million in Marcellus gathering system

EPA to regulate disposal of fracking wastewater

FirstEnergy elects Dolores J. Lowery as Vice President

Pennsylvania governor prepares to take control of Harrisburg

New Jersey, nine other states join Northeast Electric Vehicle Network

FERC approves rule to benefit energy storage providers

FERC winter market outlook

FERC reaffirms approval of Midwest ISO transmission planning process

Eyeing jobs, construction workers back proposed gas line at Bayonne hearing

China faces potential winter power cuts

NRC prioritizes potential changes for power plants following Japan disaster


October 20, 2011

October 20, 2011

Utility plans on investing in infrastructure and jobs in South Jersey

From coal to biomass for some Virginia power

Record CSX earnings show strong outlook for US rail

Missing coal threatens energy

Calif. Treasurer defends tax breaks for energy firms

Energy economist supports Keystone pipeline project

Exelon recognized for sustainability performance

FirstEnergy sells two power plants

An uncertain future for power plants

DeLorean to be re-launched with electricity

October 19, 2011

October 19, 2011

Babcock & Wilcox: Fluor’s move shows confidence in small reactors

PA wind farm stops working nights to protect bats

FERC to EPA: back off

NRECA: FERC errs on grid costs

PSC approves Boom Energy deal

Shale boom reshaping US energy

Exelon, Constellation strengthen merger proposal

Gazprom mulls investing in power plants in France

Calpine plans $700 million expansion at the Geysers

Smart grid in Asia Pacific

AEP disputes city council presentation

Prepaid electricity is here but will it benefit customers

October 18, 2011

October 18, 2011

Energy deals see an upswing as bargains abound

Developers: 400 energy jobs on way in central Pennsylvania

EPA regulations a bit aggressive for reliability: FERC commissioner

NC okays Duke Energy for fast-track federal response

Coal company rep says tax change would mean fewer jobs

Nuclear power clean and safe, former EPA head says

Coal plant + new fuel cell system = 90 percent reduction in CO2 emissions

Utilities will barely meet power demand this winter (Japan): expert

Electricity bills set to soar for next twenty years to pay for renewable energy infrastructure