Exelon backs bill to bolster nuclear, renewables
The nation's largest nuclear operator and clean energy groups are calling on Illinois lawmakers to overhaul how the northern part of the state ensures there's enough power plant capacity and slashing carbon emissions.
PSC appointee pressed on governor's clean energy agenda
Wisconsin Public Service Commission appointee Rebecca Cameron Valcq yesterday stood by her view that 100 percent carbon-free energy in the state by 2050 is achievable and reasonable during a hearing before a state Senate committee.
$2.5B project aims to bury siting woes for high-voltage lines
Thousands of tons of grain, timber, coal and other goods snake their way east along the Canadian Pacific railroad each day.
Some fear wave of EV fees might swamp emission goals
Few issues bridge the partisan divide in American politics in the same way as potholes and crumbling roads. Just ask Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, whose "fix the damn roads" mantra helped fuel her November election win.
Bill would boost renewables, keep nuclear, squeeze coal
A sprawling energy and jobs bill introduced in Illinois yesterday envisions a steep ramp-up for wind and solar energy — one that supporters say would produce a variety of social, economic and environmental benefits.