Ohio Senate looks for compromise in energy stalemate
As its Great Lakes neighbors Illinois and Michigan firm up plans to add thousands of megawatts of new wind and solar energy in the coming years, a stalemate over clean energy policy drags on in the Buckeye State.
Proterra CEO wants to overthrow the diesel bus, not the driver
Last week was a busy one for electric bus maker Proterra Inc., the California-based company led by former Tesla Inc. executive Ryan Popple.
Consumers Energy bets big on solar as it dumps coal
Michigan's second-largest utility is making a big bet on solar as the linchpin of a plan to eliminate coal from its fuel mix and slash carbon emissions by 80 percent over the next two decades.
MISO survey shows ample capacity, even amid coal retirements
The nation's second-largest power grid has more than ample capacity to meet electricity demand next year, and likely for the next five years, despite continued coal plant retirements, according to a survey by the Midcontinent Independent System Operator and state regulators in the grid operator's footprint.
Green groups push FirstEnergy on decommissioning funding
A coalition of environmental groups is urging regulators to take enforcement action against FirstEnergy Corp. and bankrupt FirstEnergy Solutions on the grounds that the companies have inadequate funding set aside to meet nuclear decommissioning requirements for reactors in Ohio and Pennsylvania.