Remember the Choose PA Wind campaign — the one aimed at people willing to pay more for the electricity if they know it’s coming from local green sources? That’s no longer necessary – the paying more part, that is, according to Community Energy, Inc.
I’ve seen the election ads on TV contending that somehow Sen. Jon Tester and the Environmental Protection Agency are responsible for the announced closure of the Corette coal-fired power plant in Billings. After doing a bit of research, that’s just not the way I see it.
Imagine a chart tracking U.S. greenhouse gas emissions since 2005. Do you imagine a line heading up, or down? It’s down actually. Emissions are decreasing, thanks to the weak economy, more use of wind and solar power, and the sudden influx of cleaner burning natural gas.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on Wednesday issued an air quality plan approval to Moxie Liberty LLC of Vienna, Va., for construction of the first power plant in Pennsylvania to run on natural gas, including gas from the Marcellus Shale.
Peco Energy Co. announced Tuesday it will resume its ambitious smart-meter installation program after pulling the plug on a manufacturer whose devices had been linked to a series of fires.
The National Park Service (NPS) has given final approval to the Susquehanna-Roseland power line, a major transmission grid upgrade planned for the Northeast U.S. According to New Jersey utility Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), which is building the transmission line …
The U.S. Supreme Court turned away an appeal by two FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) units that sought to recoup $230 million they say they spent to acquire power for serving their Pennsylvania retail power customers.
PPL Susquehanna, a generating affiliate of PPL Corp. (NYSE: PPL), on Oct. 5 said it has reduced electricity output on both generating units at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania and is preparing for a planned shutdown of the Unit 1 reactor later this month for additional turbine …