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News Energy
June 1, 2020
By Emma Kaden
The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued orders imposing minimum bid prices on subsidized renewable energy resources in New York’s energy capacity market, increasing competition for power suppliers.
May 28, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Department of Interior has approved the largest solar installation in U.S. history, a 690-megawatt project to be constructed on federal land approximately 30 miles north of Las Vegas, Nevada.
May 25, 2020
By John Couretas
“Planet of the Humans” an entertaining and educational primer on the hype, phoniness, and lies behind green energy projects.
May 21, 2020
By Tim Benson
The New Hampshire State Senate has overridden a February veto by Governor Chris Sununu, of SB 159, a bill to expand net metering in the Granite State.
May 20, 2020
By Tim Benson
The New England Ratepayers Association has filed petition with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to end the ability of states to pass on the costs of roof top solar panel installations to ratepayers in general.
May 15, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
For the second time in three years, Judge Brian Morris, of the United States District Court for Montana intervened to block construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
May 13, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a new rule covering acid gas emissions from a few small power plants that reduce waste left behind from mining operations by burning it to produce electricity.
May 11, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized a new rule, proposed in 2019, altering the way the federal government calculates the costs and benefits of Mercury and Air Toxics.
May 7, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is delaying the normally required shift to summertime gasoline blends after the coronavirus pandemic caused a plummet in demand, leaving, pipelines, refineries, and storage tanks full of winter-grade fuel.
April 27, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
Senate Democrats who passed Senate Bill 3150 which would impose a $40 per metric ton tax on of carbon dioxide emissions beginning in 2021, incrementally increasing the tax rate in stages to reach a price of $80 per metric ton by 2030.