PJM watchdog joins lawsuit against nuclear subsidies
The independent monitor for the nation's largest electricity market, PJM Interconnection, is wading into the legal battle in Illinois over a law that subsidizes two nuclear plants using zero-emission credits.
Lawmakers launch nuclear energy caucus
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in Pennsylvania late yesterday launched a nuclear energy caucus, the first of its kind in a state legislature.
Legislature poised to lift ban on nuclear power
Lawmakers in Kentucky are on the verge of approving a bill that would lift the ban on new nuclear plants, something they had been unable to accomplish in past years because of opposition from coal-country legislators.
Regulators set to wrestle with state generation policies
Federal electricity regulators will host a two-day conference in May to tackle the tangled relationships between the Eastern regional transmission organizations and states that are pursuing policies that favor certain generating resources over others.
Downsizing U.S. EIA poses a challenge
In its search for $54 billion in cuts from domestic spending to offset an equal increase in defense spending, the Trump administration is reportedly looking at sizable reductions at agencies such as U.S. EPA, the State Department and the Department of the Interior.