Top regulator sanctions PG&E, calls power outages 'failures'
California's top utility regulator slammed Pacific Gas and Electric Co. yesterday for its recent power outages aimed at preventing wildfires and ordered numerous "corrective actions" for the company, saying the historic shut-offs were "failures in execution."
Trump does tariff U-turn in blow to solar industry
The Trump administration eliminated a previously granted exemption from solar tariffs Friday, sparking pushback from renewable advocates who said the measure was needed to boost the industry as federal tax credits are phasing down.
First U.S. gas station to switch to 100% EVs opens
The nation's first gas station to convert fully to electric vehicle charging opened last week in Maryland.
Perry appoints members to top advisory board
Energy Secretary Rick Perry this week picked eight members for his advisory board — an internal panel that has been under scrutiny since President Trump ordered federal agencies to eliminate a portion of advisory committees.
Wind to beat coal in Texas for the first time — report
Texas will produce more electricity next year from wind than coal — a first for the state's annual generation, according to a new report.