June 14, 2024

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP)

Developer Abandons Plans for Pa. Gas Generator
A developer has scrapped plans to build a 1,2400-MW gas-fired generator in central Pennsylvania after environmental groups challenged the plant’s permits.
Pa. Department of Transportation
Pa. PUC Opens Proceeding on EV Rate Design
Pennsylvania regulators opened a rate design proceeding to encourage electric vehicle charging during off-peak hours.
Pa. Steps up EV Incentives as Federal NEVI Funding Arrives
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has awarded incentives of $5.4 million for EV purchases and the installation of DC fast chargers.
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Court Blocks Pennsylvania from Joining RGGI
A Pennsylvania judge blocked Gov. Tom Wolf’s effort to enter RGGI, saying the administration’s plan was a tax that lacked required legislative approval.
Pennsylvania RGGI Regulations Approved by IRRC
Pennsylvania is one step closer to joining RGGI as a key governmental commission approved regulations for the CO2 budget trading program.
Pa. Senate
Pennsylvania Senate Committee Disapproves of RGGI Entry Again
The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee approved a letter to state regulators protesting the state's entrance into RGGI.
Pennsylvania DEP Touts Gains on EVs, Solar
Pennsylvania's environmental secretary highlighted electric vehicle and solar initiatives promoted by the department at an Advisory Council meeting.
PA Backs Final Rule for RGGI Entrance
The Pennsylvania EQB approved final rules to join 10 other New England and Mid-Atlantic states in RGGI despite GOP efforts to put the issue on hold.
Pa. Releases Rulemaking to Join RGGI
The Pennsylvania DEP published a rulemaking requiring fossil fuel generators to obtain emission allowances under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Pennsylvania DEP Pushes for Solar Plus Storage
A new report released by the Pennsylvania DEP encourages the state to significantly increase its energy storage capacity and pair it with solar energy.

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