Perry recants on abolishing DOE, ponders climate action
Former Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry expressed regret yesterday that he ever advocated the elimination of the Department of Energy, telling senators that he has a new appreciation for the work of the agency and its 14,000 employees.
Ohio PUC Chairman Haque plans grid modernization initiative
Ohio is the latest state looking to transform how its electricity industry operates.
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Pruitt hearing on Wednesday promises fireworks
Expect some hyperpartisan questioning for Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (R) from members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee starting at 10 a.m. tomorrow, as senators meet to consider Pruitt's nomination for U.S. EPA administrator.
Policy protecting DOE scientists nothing to do with Trump — Moniz
The Department of Energy's new policy to protect scientists from interference has been in the works for more than a year and does not reflect concerns raised since the election of Donald Trump, Secretary Ernest Moniz said yesterday in an interview.
Lawmakers poised to override energy bill veto
Before the end of the month, the Maryland General Assembly is expected to override Gov. Larry Hogan's (R) veto of a bill boosting the state's renewable portfolio standard.