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DOE selects Hairston as new BPA administrator and CEO

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected John Hairston as administrator and CEO of the Bonneville Power Administration, the federal agency providing electricity in...

Christie swearing in brings FERC to full commission

Mark C. Christie was sworn in this week as a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission during a ceremony in the chambers of...

Senate votes to confirm Christie, Clements to FERC

The U.S. Senate confirmed the nominations of Mark Christie and Allison Clements to join the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, bringing the commission to its full,...

Trump names Danly as new chair at FERC after Chatterjee carbon pricing comment

One of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s newest commissioners is now its chairman. President Trump announced that James Danley will take the center role at FERC....

Europe announces first-ever renewable energy institute

The European Energy Centre (EEC-ECT) has been awarded Institute status by the UK Government following the distinguished work in providing accredited Renewable Energy training...

Ohio AG sues to block fees to support FirstEnergy nuclear plants

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general sued Wednesday in an attempt to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on electricity bills...

UK: National Infrastructure Commission calls for 65% renewables by 2030

New research carried out for the UK’s National Infrastructure Commission shows how sharp declines in the cost of renewable generation mean that Britain should...

U.S. Senate confirms Menezes as Department of Energy’s Deputy Secretary of Energy

By a vote of 79-16 on Aug. 4, the U.S. Senate confirmed Mark W. Menezes to be the Deputy Secretary of Energy for the...

FERC Commissioner McNamee will end tenure in September

Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Bernard McNamee has made it clear all year that he is stepping down from the regulatory body. He finally gave the exact...

AP:FirstEnergy named as company listed in FBI docs on Ohio bribery scandal

CLEVELAND (AP) — A lengthy FBI agent affidavit  detailing an alleged $60 million corruption scheme led by one of Ohio's most powerful elected officials provides painstaking...

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