The U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that fossil fuel generation retirements will slow in 2024 and that solar and storage will dominate capacity additions.
Coming on the heels of COP28 in Dubai - and its weak call for a reduction in fossil fuel use - some researchers and advocates continue to argue that the normalization of CCS will simply prolong the burning of fossil fuels and the emissions they produce.
Renewables pledge calls for ending investment in new coal-fired power plants, "which is incompatible with efforts to limit warning to 1.5°C.”
FERC hosted a senior EPA staffer and heard from the industry and states on how the environmental regulator's latest proposal to cut carbon emissions from power plants will impact grid reliability as it is implemented.
FERC is hosting a review of EPA's proposed power plant rule, and the different sides of the debate got their views in early.
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced a deal to start redeveloping 65,000 acres of old coal mining land in Southwest Virginia, with proposals including renewables, small modular reactors, and advanced data centers.
DOE's Crane and Shah said all grant and loan applications are evaluated and carefully vetted by federal career staff and agency engineers and experts.
Saying that 'humanity has opened the gates of hell,' UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for an end to subsidies for fossil fuels worldwide and a phaseout of all coal-fired generation in well-off countries by 2030.
Tensions are building between NIPSCO and the Citizen Action Coalition of Indiana over the utility's proposal to build a new natural gas peaking plant.
NV Energy wants to convert its last coal-fired power plant to a gas-fueled facility, as the utility continues to be plagued with cancellations and delays of planned solar projects.
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