The debate over subsidizing uneconomic nuclear plants continues as New Jersey joins New York in supporting the plants for their “zero emission” benefit, while Energy Secretary Rick Perry has yet to decide whether to offer support to FirstEnergy Solution’s nuclear units.
An agreement between Florida Power & Light Co. and the Miami-Dade County Commission to work together to address hypersaline groundwater pollution from FPL’s Turkey Point nuclear plant may be too little, too late to resolve pollution concerns.
Oregon’s loss could turn into California’s gain as Principle Power Inc., the lead on a stalled Oregon offshore wind project, has entered into an agreement with a wholesale power company to install a 150-MW public-private project off the Humboldt County coastline in Northern California.
Pumped-storage hydroelectricity, a mature technology first developed in the 1890s, is playing an increasingly important role in the current era as wind and solar power advance. ENR takes a look at some of the largest pumped-storage facilities in the world.
Hundreds of low-intensity earthquakes near the surface of a northern coastal region of the Netherlands have prompted the government to consider scaling back gas extraction, likely by several billion cubic meters a year.
Massachusetts and its largest electric utilities on March 28 rejected the $1.6-billion Northern Pass hydroelectric transmission project in favor of a Central Maine Power Co. proposal announced last month.