July 6, 2020

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  • In what could be an important turning point in the state’s efforts to cut the use of natural gas, Pacific Gas & Electric late last month told the California Energy Commission that it supports the commission’s current effort to rewrite the state’s...
  • The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has again approved an energy stockpiling program proposed by ISO New England to bolster winter reliability across its regional grid, despite waves of protest from state officials, public power utilities,...
  • Texas regulators Thursday rejected American Electric Power’s proposal to deliver 309 megawatts of wind power into the state as part of its $2 billion North Central Energy Facilities wind project, but the company promptly announced plans to proceed...
  • JEA and Florida Power & Light are shutting down the nation’s single largest coal-fired unit, with the municipal utility of Jacksonville, Fla., replacing its 198-megawatt stake in the 848 MW Unit 4 at the Scherer plant in Georgia with gas-fired power...
  • Tucson Electric Power has announced plans to retire its last two coal-fired units by 2032 and to add nearly 2,500 megawatts of wind and solar under an integrated resource plan that calls for the utility to get 70 percent of its power from renewables...
  • Worldwide electric vehicle sales topped 2.1 million last year—a 6 percent year-over-year increase—to bring the global fleet to 7.2 million, and EVs could account for nearly 7 percent of all vehicles by 2030 if governments continue current supportive...
  • While saying it supports development of U.S. renewables as well as fossil fuels under its “energy dominance” agenda, the Trump administration has conducted no competitive lease sales for on-shore wind or solar projects on federal lands while holding...
  • German energy powerhouse RWE says it has become of the largest players in the global renewables market through completion of a complex asset swap with another European energy giant--E.ON—and its subsidiary, Innogy.RWE said July 1 it now has over 13...