Southern Company chief executive officer Tom Fanning admitted that Kemper plant is not economically viable as a coal-burning power plant and shifted blame away from himself and corporate management.
Supposed "customer protection" legislation proposed in New Mexico is the latest chapter in monopoly utilities' plot to kill rooftop solar.
A senior official with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce warned that if Trump tries to rescind the EPA's endangerment finding for greenhouse gasses, it will be a "huge, huge buzzsaw".
Legislation Advances to Allow Xcel Energy to Build Natural Gas Plant that Bypasses Usual Regulatory Review
On February 2, the Minnesota Senate Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy voted 7-2 in favor of giving Xcel Energy the certainty to build a 780-megawatt natural gas power plant. The new gas units will replace two coal-fired...
While most electric utilities are sprinting away from coal and toward less expensive and cleaner generating options, Gulf Power wants to make its customers in Florida pay for double the amount of coal it burns by 2025.
Report: Natural Gas Prices and Utility Infrastructure Spending Have High Impact on Bills; Solar Negligible
In the utility industry’s effort to slow the growth of rooftop solar across the country, electric companies and their trade association, Edison Electric Institute (EEI), have based their campaign on the notion that rooftop solar customers cause a cost-shift to...