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Industry Articles

Bid to expand Texas power grid fuels angst among big electric users – myStatesman January 5, 2018

PG&E strikes energy storage deal for C&I customers – Smart Energy Decisions December 6, 2017

For utilities, the new corporate tax cuts are a double-edged sword – Utility Dive February 1, 2018

Former Obama Energy Secretary Cold on Energy Storage Potential – Renewable Energy World January 30, 2018

Stanford engineers develop a new method of keeping the lights on if the world turns to 100% clean, renewable energy – Stanford News February 8, 2018

Perry: Emergency order for coal, nukes is ‘exactly what has to happen’ – Utility Dive April 12, 2018

A Blueprint To Electrify The Golden State – EPRI Journal May 17, 2018

Top U.S. Regulators Don’t Back Claim That Grid Faces Emergency – Bloomberg June 12, 2018

Study: Nuke plant retirements likely won’t raise electricity costs – The Times June 21, 2018

Solar Developers May Be Able to Avoid Solar Tariffs Under New IRS Tax Credit Guidance – Renewable Energy World July 2, 2018

As California customer choice expands, are reliability and affordability at risk? – Utility Dive July 9, 2018

Energy Official Threatens New Jersey Brexit From PJM Regional Power Grid – NJ Spotlight July 11, 2018

New Report Highlights the Benefits and Drawbacks of Regionalizing California’s Grid – Greentech Media July 19, 2018

Report Projects DOE Coal, Nuclear Bailout Costs Could Top $34 Billion – Greentech Media July 20, 2018

How low can solar prices go? GTM predicts under $15/MWh in 2022 – Utility Dive August 6, 2018

Exit fee: Deciding the fate of California’s utilities and customer choice movement – Utility Dive August 16, 2018

New California Bill Pushes for Near-Term Boost in Solar and Wind, Plus More Geothermal – Greentech Media August 23, 2018

Renewables push CAISO prices lower, threaten inflexible generation – Utility Dive August 28, 2018

Texas coal plant announces plans to shut down – The Hill September 25, 2018

The down side to wind power – The Harvard Gazette October 4, 2018

No, Wind Farms Are Not Causing Global Warming – Forbes October 5, 2018

Climate Crisis Spurs UN Call for $2.4 Trillion Fossil Fuel Shift – Bloomberg October 7, 2018

Communities going into power business to cut cost, carbon footprint  – Los Angeles Times September 1, 2014

Solar energy users claim victory as ‘sun tax’ rejected  – Deseret News August 30, 2014

Germany’s Expensive Gamble on Renewable Energy  – The Wall Street Journal August 26, 2014

Exelon, politics and Illinois’ low-carbon future  – The Chicago Tribune August 14, 2014

Sun, Wind and Drain  – The Economist July 26, 2014

The reality behind Obama’s power plant pollution limits  – Fuel Fix June 16, 2014

Supreme Court upholds EPA rule limiting cross-state pollution  -The Washington Post April 29, 2014

FPL can negotiate discounted prices with large power users, regulators say  – The Palm Beach Post February 4, 2014

Luminant to begin using three coal-fired power plants again  – Star-Telegram February 4, 2014

Gazprom and European gas markets: Paying the piper  – The Economist January 2, 2014

American industry and fracking: From sunset to new dawn  – The Economist November 16, 2013

How to lose half a trillion euros  – Reuters October 12, 2013

Power Struggle  – The Economist September 21, 2013

UPDATE 1-Entergy to resubmit stalled ITC Holdings grid sale plan in Texas  – ReutersSeptember 14, 2013

Chicago moves to require building owners to disclose energy use  – Chicago TribuneSeptember 11, 2013

Booms strain on electrical grid continues  – OA Online September 1, 2013

Large coal power plants getting life extensions  – StarTribune August 14, 2013

Do Illinois’ coal-fired plants have a future?  – Chicago Tribune August 11, 2013

Florida Power & Light asks to continue to collect for Turkey Point Expansion  – Miami Herald August 6, 2013

Yesterday’s Fuel: The world’s thirst for oil could be nearing a peak  – The Economist August 3, 2013

The Father of Fracking  – The Economist August 3, 2013

NRG to Restart Power Plant to Meet Summer Demand for Electricity  – FuelFix June 11, 2013

Nuclear Power Plant in Limbo Decides to Close – The New York Times June 7, 2013

SCE&G Will Close Two Coal Plants Early  – FuelFix June 5, 2013

Nuclear Power: Fracked Off  – The Economist June 1, 2013

AEP’s new rate proposal would spread higher costs more evenly among its customers  – The Columbus Dispatch March 29, 2012

Odd Alliance Says No to Gas Exports  – The Wall Street Journal March 9, 2012

AEP can hike competitors’ fees  – The Columbus Dispatch March 8, 2012

Study: Fracturing no threat to groundwater  – The Houston Chronicle February 16, 2012

ERCOT releases winter season outlook, warns a repeat of last winter’s outages  – westunews.com December 2, 2011

ERCOT Forecasts 2012 Reserve Margin at 12%  – Energy Choice Matters December 1, 2011

Air pollution: Chicago-area coal plant to shut down earlier than expected  – Chicago Tribute November 18, 2011

Duke reaches settlement  – news.cincinnati.com October 25, 2011

Texas lawmakers fear effect of EPA’s change  – Houston Chronicle October 19, 2011

Nukes of Hazard  – The Economist October 15, 2011

Constellation nuclear partner wants assurances in Exelon merger  – Baltimore SunSeptember 26, 2011

Direct Energy to Acquire First Choice Power for $270 Million  – PR Newswire September 23, 2011

EPA chief denies rules will cause power blackouts  – Houston Chronicle September 22, 2011

Power restored to many customers after massive outage in Southwest US  – msnbc.comSeptember 9, 2011

State power officials say new EPA rule could cause “emergency events”  – star-telegram.com September 1, 2011

Gov. Brown calls for action on clean energy  – MercuryNews.com (August 30, 2011)

Cost of wind power lines blows past earlier estimate  – Houston Chronicle (August 25, 2011)

CEO Statement Regarding EPA Cross-State Air Pollution Rule  – ercot.com (July 19, 2011)

The Facts About Fracking  – The Wall Street Journal (June 25, 2011)

New York Times is All Hot Air On Shale Gas  – Forbes Blog (June 27, 2011)

Court Blocks States’ Greenhouse-Gas Suit  – The Wall Street Journal (June 21, 2011)

Illinois’ options for replacing coal-fired power plants  – Chicago Tribune (June 17, 2011)

Great Lakes May Beat Atlantic To Offshore Wind  – npr (June 21, 2011)

Speculators Swamping Oil Markets, Official Says – Houston Chronicle (June 11, 2011)

Texas electricity officials say new EPA rules could threaten reliability  – Dallas News (May 11, 2011)

Little Relief Seen From High Oil Prices – The New York Times (April 6, 2011)

White House Promises Veto of Anti-E.P.A. Bill – The New York Times (April 5, 2011)

Energy Future Bonds Soar as Utility Asks Lenders to Reject Default Claim – Bloomberg(April 1, 2011)

Nuclear power industry ups outreach to Congress – USA Today (March 30, 2011)

Could Shale Gas Power the World? – Time (March 30, 2011)

Nuclear Power – When the steam clears – The Economist (March 24, 2011)

The coal boom – Burning ambitions – The Economist (Jan 27, 2011)

Energy in Texas – The search for power – The Economist (Sept 30, 2010)