News

  • The organization charged with ensuring fair access to the state's electrical grid has saved money and reduced emissions while maintaining a reliable supply of electricity, a new report shows.
  • A University of New Mexico School of Law professor has been named to the high-ranking post of lead lawyer at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which "regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil."
  • The clean energy industry supports nearly 10,000 jobs in Rhode Island, according to a new state report.
  • Tri-State, the power provider for San Isabel Electric and other rural cooperatives, will partner on a 30-megawatt solar farm to be built about 20 miles north of Trinidad in Las Animas County, the company announced Tuesday
  • Minnesota Power told state regulators Tuesday that it will continue to move away from coal-fired electricity over the next 15 years and generate more power from natural gas and wind as well as solar power.
  • Iran's first pumped-storage hydroelectric power plant came on stream with First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri in attendance.
  • GridLiance GP, LLC, a US-based transmission company, through its subsidiary South Central MCN, LLC, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the transmission assets from City of Nixa, Missouri, US.
  • Southern California Edison must conduct an extraordinary inspection of its electrical grid under Long Beach after several recent fires left thousands of people without power, sometimes for days, the state's Public Utilities Commission said.
  • A Pittsburgh-based environmental group has reached a settlement with the state and the Nebraska company proposing to build a $500 million natural gas-fueled power plant in South Huntingdon that will result in more information about the pollution to be emitted from the facility.
  • Arguing in the Supreme Court Tuesday over whether a solar power constitutional amendment is valid, supporters of Floridians for Solar Choice and opponents backed by utility companies didn't pull punches.