The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to review whether the EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations for motor vehicles should have triggered permitting requirements for stationary sources of carbon pollution.
While federal and state governments are providing incentives to promote carbon capture technologies for coal plants, those efforts won’t be cost-effective, according to a Department of Energy study.
The U.S. EPA has backed down from an ambitious target for cellulosic biofuel production, releasing a final rule Tuesday that requires refiners to blend 6 million gallons into the nation’s supply of gasoline this year.
A burgeoning demand-response industry flexed its muscles during a heat wave on the East Coast last week by powering down machines at key times to de-stress the aging electric grid.
Exelon Corp. is scrapping expansion plans at nuclear plants in Illinois and Pennsylvania because of waning demand for electricity and competition with wind generators.