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Western lawmakers vow to increase state renewable energy portfolios - Energize Weekly, February 22, 2017 With President Donald Trump vows to revitalize America’s fossil fuel industry, Western lawmakers are making[...]
Access Northeast pipeline to cost twice as much as projected, study says - Energize Weekly, February 22, 2017 The cost of a new natural gas pipeline expansion project in New England could be[...]
PJM approves $1.5 billion in transmission upgrades - Energize Weekly, February 22, 2017 The PJM Interconnection has approved more than $1.5 billion in electric transmission upgrades to address[...]
New technique could extract endless nuclear power from seawater - Energize Weekly, February 22, 2017 Scientists have discovered a new technique that can capture uranium from seawater, helping make nuclear[...]
Senate confirms Pruitt to lead EPA - Energize Weekly, February 22, 2017 Despite strong objections by environmentalists and clean energy groups, the U.S. Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt[...]
Batteries seen as a more than $2 billion market by 2020, but challenges remain - Energize Weekly, February 22, 2017 Battery storage has been getting a big boost from financial and market analysts who see[...]
U.S. judge denies request to block DAPL construction after Army issues easement - Energize Weekly, February 15, 2017 A federal judge denied a request by opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in[...]
Study: Climate change could overwhelm U.S. electrical grid - Energize Weekly, February 15, 2017 Climbing temperatures associated with global warming could wreak havoc on the U.S. electrical grid, according[...]
Nuclear industry identifies $650 million in efficiency savings, urges support for struggling plants - Energize Weekly, February 15, 2017 The head of the nuclear industry’s primary trade group told skeptical Wall Street analysts that[...]
EEI pledges to work with Trump on tax, energy policy reform - Energize Weekly, February 15, 2017 Investor-owned utilities say they will work with the new Trump Administration on long-term investments in[...]
Black & Veatch: DER the single biggest accelerator of change - Energize Weekly, February 15, 2017 The major concerns of utility executives remain traditional ones—reliability, security, infrastructure and environmental rules—but new[...]
Feds allow Pilgrim nuclear plant to stay open amid safety concerns - Energize Weekly, February 8, 2017 Federal regulators said the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station near Boston can remain open, even as[...]
Natural gas-fired generation set to grow rapidly in U.S. fueled by low gas prices - Energize Weekly, February 8, 2017 The utility industry is set in the next two years to add 36.6 gigawatts of[...]
Trump infrastructure plan to include T&D, storage projects - Energize Weekly, February 1, 2017 President Donald Trump will make investing in electric transmission expansion, wind and energy storage a[...]
Natural gas and wind are cheapest clean generation technologies, Texas study finds - Energize Weekly, February 1, 2017 Natural gas and wind are the lowest cost options for new electricity generation in the[...]
Corporate energy plans are playing a bigger role in the renewable energy market - Energize Weekly, January 25, 2017 Big companies—from Google to the candy maker Mars—have become big players in the renewable energy[...]
BLM issues key approval for massive Wyoming wind farm - Energize Weekly, January 25, 2017 The largest onshore wind farm in development in the U.S. received two critical approvals from[...]
Activists prepare for renewed fight over Dakota Access Pipeline - Energize Weekly, January 25, 2017 White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer strongly hinted this week that President Donald Trump would[...]
Rocky Mountain energy providers to explore SPP participation - Energize Weekly, January 25, 2017 Ten electricity service providers representing approximately 6.4 million customers in the U.S. Rocky Mountain region[...]
UAE’s first nuclear power plant to begin operating this spring - Energize Weekly, January 25, 2017 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has taken its last step before becoming the first Arab[...]