Could Rick Perry's grid plan spur 'utility death spiral'?
Energy Secretary Rick Perry's bid to prop up imperiled coal and nuclear power plants could spur an exodus of utility ratepayers in the face of rising electricity bills, some researchers say.
Sierra Club campaign targets DOE grid proposal
The Sierra Club launched a video ad campaign today decrying the Department of Energy's proposal to boost coal and nuclear plants.
DOE approves Quebec-to-New England transmission project
The Department of Energy today approved the Northern Pass transmission line, a 192-mile system above and below ground that will bring electricity from hydropower plants in Quebec to New England.
FERC chief decries 'hyperbolic' reaction to Perry plan
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Neil Chatterjee defended his work today on a proposal to boost coal and nuclear plants in what could be his last public comments as head of the agency.
Trump taps nuke lobbyist for congressional relations
President Trump said yesterday he intends to nominate a nuclear lobbyist and a former House of Representatives candidate to senior positions at the Department of Energy.