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9 04, 2018

FirstEnergy Solutions Files for Bankruptcy, Anticipates Plant Closures

April 9th, 2018|News|

As expected, FirstEnergy Solutions filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on March 31, 2018.  The company simultaneously made a direct request to the Energy Department for financial subsidies to support keeping its fleet of coal and nuclear plants operational, which the company has stated it will otherwise shut down.  FES [...]

4 04, 2018

Renewables Increases as Source of Energy Generation

April 4th, 2018|News|

Resources https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/renewable-energy-generation-nuclear-bnef https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/trump-cant-save-coal#gs.rG5MFtE While U.S. clean energy installations lagged, a record amount of capacity brought online in 2016 drove generation from renewables in 2017 to its highest level ever, at 18 percent of the overall energy mix. Natural gas and coal still remain the top producers of U.S. electricity, but both [...]