President's bid to recrown King Coal meets industry headwinds
President Trump's sweeping renunciation of the Obama administration's environmental policies yesterday reduced the world's largest economy to one idea: Coal, burned cheaply and cleanly, will fuel American prosperity this century.
Grid execs seek to reopen threat-sharing pipeline with Trump
Members of the electric power industry's leadership committee on cybersecurity met privately with Energy Secretary Rick Perry and other White House and government officials Wednesday, seeking the new administration's commitment to continue high-level sharing of sensitive cyberthreat intelligence.
Seeking a 'Sept. 12' mindset for the grid
The electricity sector is buffeted by accelerating technology changes and indeterminable risks of cyber or physical attacks and natural calamities. The Trump White House is failing to keep up, industry officials say.
Tech jobs or spending cuts: A Trump White House dilemma
A Massachusetts startup named 1366 Technologies has beaten one technological barrier after another in its nine-year quest for a manufacturing breakthrough for U.S.-made silicon wafers, the platform for solar power cells. But now it has a hurdle its engineers and scientists can't answer in the laboratory.
Trump's budget another event in a never-ending campaign
"Just read his speeches." This was the simple directive issued by then-President-elect Trump's transition teams to federal officials wondering what the incoming administration had in mind.