Key provisions from a bill Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) introduced to help identify and overcome technical and regulatory barriers to the wider use of cleaner and more efficient energy technologies have been incorporated into the comprehensive energy package passed by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today.
Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced that three energy bills he previously introduced were included in the base text of the Energy Policy Modernization Act, which passed by a bipartisan 18-4 vote of the Energy Committee today.
U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) today spearheaded the passage of an amendment through the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee that would provide badly-needed federal guidance to states as they work to settle disputes over the future of distributed energy resources.
Energy Committee Adopts Three Warren Amendments Supporting Research to Address High Energy Prices, Improve Energy Efficiency, And Enhance National Security. The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources this week adopted three amendments introduced by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) as part of the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015.
A judicial committee of Tokyo, comprising a panel of Japanese citizens, ruled Friday three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO should be charged for culpability in the atomic accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant, caused by the earthquake and tsunami that hit northeast Japan on March 11, 2011.
When the world’s first electricity grids were developed a century ago, energy was cheap and abundant, the term climate change hadn’t even been coined and grids were centralised systems, with electricity flowing from power plant to people’s homes in one direction.
SAN Miguel Energy Corp. and Clark Electric Distribution Corp. are asking the regulators to approve changes in their power supply agreement and, at the same time, to issue a provisional authority so they can implement it prior to the scheduled shutdown of the Sual power plant.
From New York to California to Hawaii, we're inviting new generation, distribution and energy management technologies into grid systems and encouraging formerly monopolistic and slow-moving utilities to reinvent themselves as smart, nimble player-coaches in a newly dynamic and pluralistic energy marketplace.
ALONG WITH WHATEVER makes utility company executives think of bright futures come a few nightmares such as storms, equipment failures and malicious threats that could cause energy generation or distribution outages. And then there are class-action lawsuits.
| Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - David Shaffer Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Xcel Energy CEO Ben Fowke said Thursday that the Minneapolis-based utility supports development of large, attractively priced solar power projects, but will keep pushing to limit more costly rooftop and subscriber-based community solar gardens.