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Federal court strikes down major Trump climate rollback

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court struck down one of the Trump administration’s most momentous climate...

National Grid joins five-year Low-Carbon initiative to develop H2, renewable gas & bioenergy options

East coast utility National Grid joined clean initiative led by two of the nation’s biggest energy research firms. The Low-Carbon Resources Initiative (LCRI) is a...

Southern Co. details sustainable financing framework for renewable, education and workforce investments

Georgia-based utility giant Southern Co. has published a sustainable financing framework which guides it toward clean energy and social project investment. Southern published the framework...

Sempra donates $2M to Salk Institute for R&D efforts on plant-based carbon-capture

West coast utility owner Sempra Energy is partnering with a well-known research firm that will study and advance technologies for plant-based carbon capture and...

Oil giants joining electric utilities in pushing federal leaders to strengthen GHG emission rules

In a renewed sign that energy companies are progressing beyond whipsawing U.S. government policy on environmental issues, three major oil companies are pushing for...

EIA: U.S. Power sector CO2 emissions fell 8 percent in 2019

Energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions dropped nearly 3 percent last year, mainly driven by a significant fall in the electric power sector. The new report from the...

FirstEnergy aims for carbon neutral by Destination 2050

FirstEnergy Corp. is the latest utility to announce a goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. The Akron, Ohio-based company has set an interim goal of...

South Korea’s KEPCO cancels foreign coal power investment

South Korea’s majority state-owned utility KEPCO plans to cancel or convert to LNG two remaining overseas coal power projects in its pipeline, which includes...

China needs $5 trillion to hit carbon-neutral target

China requires over $5 trillion of investments to reach its pathway for carbon-neutrality by 2060, according to a new study released by Wood Mackenzie. China...

AP: Vistra to close coal-fired plants in Illinois, Ohio

CHICAGO (AP) — A Texas-based company has announced the closure of its remaining coal-fired power plants in Illinois and two in Ohio as part of a...

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