UTILITIES: FirstEnergy settles a series of shareholder lawsuits seeking corporate reform in the wake of the HB 6 corruption scandal, agreeing to have six longtime board members not seek reelection, among other commitments. (Associated Press) WIND: Wind energy advocates say a series of bills before Kansas lawmakers would limit wind development and make it one […]
WIND: As prices continue to fall, Xcel Energy issues bill credits to customers who volunteered to pay extra to support wind energy. (Energy News Network) ALSO: • Federal regulators allow a developer more time to show to grid operator MISO that it has secured enough land for a proposed 600 MW wind project in Wisconsin. […]
CLIMATE: Since its first climate action plan in 2008, Chicago has continued to fall short of emission-reduction and other environmental goals over the span of three mayoral administrations, a DePaul University analysis finds. (WTTW) ELECTRIC VEHICLES: • President Biden’s visit today to a new electric vehicle factory in Detroit will spotlight federal spending proposals to […]
UTILITIES: • DTE Energy’s electricity shut offs during the pandemic far outpaced other regulated utilities in Michigan, and its nearly 180,000 disconnections in 2021 were its highest annual total since 2016. (ProPublica) • Attorneys for FirstEnergy and its shareholders argue that they shouldn’t be required to disclose the identity of company officials who ordered political […]
The citizen lawsuit is meant to trigger government action at the sprawling, long-troubled Sugar Camp underground mine.