Pruitt's support for biomass seen as an opening in Ga.
Buoyed by an April proclamation from EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt that forest biomass emissions are carbon neutral when used for energy production, a Georgia utility regulator wants to see more of the renewable fuel in Georgia Power Co.'s energy future.
Hurricane season hastens utility issues in Sunshine State
Florida utility regulators yesterday grappled with how much the agency should press the state Legislature and local government officials for policy changes around hurricane preparedness and power restoration.
Alabama Power says its rooftop solar tariff is too low
Alabama Power Co. says it's too late to formally protest its rooftop solar tariff.
Mayor of coal-heavy Birmingham, Ala., pledges to go all green
The mayor of Birmingham, Ala., has become the latest to pledge that his city will get all of its electricity from all renewable sources.
Half-built TVA reactors land help from private investor
A former Chattanooga, Tenn., developer has captured enough support from Congress to help ensure he can finance the completion of two half-built nuclear reactors in north Alabama.