Mich. utility to quit coal by 2025, buy natural gas plants
Michigan's second-biggest power provider has announced it will quit burning coal by the middle of the decade, accelerating retirement of two remaining plants by as many as 15 years.
FERC complaint: Grid operator causing transmission delays
Developers of a $2.5 billion underground transmission line have filed a complaint with federal regulators arguing that the approval process required by grid operator PJM Interconnection LLC will delay the project by at least two years and expose it to unnecessary risk.
Midwest coal plant in crosshairs of Ill. energy bill
The Prairie State Energy Campus hasn't celebrated its 10th birthday. But the hulking coal plant southwest of St. Louis could face a death sentence if Illinois lawmakers vote next week to approve a wide-ranging energy proposal backed by Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Biden clean energy plan faces permitting 'choke point'
The regulatory approval process at the federal and state level may pose the biggest challenge to Biden's plan to decarbonize the power sector by 2035, analysts say.
Biggest grid market sees costs plunge, nuclear rise
The cost of meeting peak electricity demand in the nation's biggest grid market plunged by more than $4 billion for the 12-month period beginning next June, according to the results of a closely watched auction with major implications for the U.S. energy mix.