FERC push on Southeast grid plan stirs renewable debate
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has deemed a grid plan from several Southeastern utility companies "deficient" in a move that could have repercussions for renewables in the region.
FERC urged to crack down on funding 'anti-climate' groups
A coalition of environmental and clean energy groups are asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to help ensure that utility customers do not pay for "anti-climate" political activities.
Rising electricity costs threaten EVs, clean energy — report
A first-of-a-kind report from California regulators is rekindling a debate about rising electricity costs that clean energy advocates say could undermine efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Study warns housing trends could cancel out CO2 cuts
Americans' preferences for bigger houses and wider use of air conditioning could drive up energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. residential buildings, even with a continued trend toward carbon-free electricity, according to a new study.
Public outcry drains pumped hydro's 'watershed moment'
The failure of a much-hyped plan for a pumped storage hydropower facility at a reservoir in southeastern New York state is raising questions about that technology's role in a low-carbon power grid.