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As Tesla, Ford and others invest billion...

As Tesla, Ford and others invest billions in EVs, will the power system be ready? Utility Dive • 11-03-21 • By Herman K. Trabish Transitioning transportation, the nation’s biggest source of carbon emissions, to clean electricity is urgent, but will not be easy, according to charging companies, auto industry analysts and others. President Joe Biden’s […]

Big winners from natural-gas crunch: Coa...

Big winners from natural-gas crunch: Coal power plants in Europe Wall Street Journal • 11-17-21 • By Joe Wallace Coal power plants are running at full tilt in parts of Europe and enjoying a rare bout of massive profitability, a setback to efforts to cut carbon emissions. Under Europe’s climate policies, this shouldn’t be happening. […]

In The News Coverage From CAPER 2021 Spr...

As woods give way to solar farms, state to issue controversial rules that could harm solar industry https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/07/12/metro/woods-give-way-solar-farms-state-issue-controversial-rules-that-could-harm-solar-industry/ When Brian Hagberg and his wife bought their home in a suburb west of Boston, the main appeal was the dense woods just off their backyard, which they were assured would never be developed Then two years […]

A Storm Is Coming, and It’s Named EV

ELECTRIFICATION A Storm Is Coming, and It’s Named EV Electric transportation meets customer needs, provides environmental benefits, supports America’s energy security. Michael Mazzola DEC 02, 2020 Twenty-five named tropical storms in 2020? A global pandemic making business air travel as scarce as a first-class upgrade used to be? What could be worse? According to Mike […]

Illinois’ Six Nuclear Energy Facilities

Illinois’ Six Nuclear Energy Facilities at Full Power During Record Cold Snap Exelon Generation Illinois nuclear plants operated at full power throughout record cold snap, producing around-the-clock, carbon-free electricity for 11 million homes and businesses   November 13, 2019 04:15 PM Eastern Standard Time WARRENVILLE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–While temperatures plunged to record-breaking lows during an unusual […]

Dominion Energy Sets New Goal of Net Zer...

Dominion Energy Sets New Goal of Net Zero Emissions by 2050 February 12, 2020 Dominion Energy today (2/11) announced a significant expansion of the company’s greenhouse gas emissions-reduction goals, establishing a new commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. The goal covers carbon dioxide and methane emissions, the dominant greenhouse gases, from our electricity generation […]

California blackouts: A ‘wake-up call’ f

ENERGY TRANSITIONS Calif. blackouts: A ‘wake-up call’ for clean energy? Peter Behr, E&E News reporterPublished: Thursday, August 20, 2020 Solar panels near Blythe, Calif., are shown in this January 2019 file photo. California is facing possible blackouts as a heat wave has pushed the regional power grid to the brink. Timothy Hearsum/Newscom When rolling blackouts hit […]