Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed an executive order directing the Department of Environmental Protection to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Democratic lawmakers in Pennsylvania appear more hungry than ever to transition the state’s electricity consumption to 100% renewable energy.
Pennsylvania Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa wants other lawmakers to sign onto his plan to cap energy sector emissions.
Three nuclear plants facing early retirements in Pennsylvania and Ohio would keep consumer costs lower if they stay online, PJM concluded.
An attempt to save Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island fell apart, but that doesn’t mean state lawmakers will abandon support for nuclear subsidies altogether.
Exelon announced it will permanently shut down the nearly 45-year-old Three Mile Island nuclear plant in Londonderry Township, Pa., by Sept. 30.
The fate of Three Mile Island looks bleaker as Pennsylvania lawmakers wrapped up hearings that considered subsidizing the state’s nuclear fleet.
Pennsylvania joined the U.S. Climate Alliance after releasing its own action plan to achieve a 26% reduction in statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2025.
Critics of a bill to subsidize Pennsylvania’s failing nuclear fleet advised state lawmakers to put the brakes on the proposal, saying it would distort the deregulated energy markets.
With two months to go before Exelon says it will pull the plug on Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania lawmakers unveiled legislation to spend $500 million annually to subsidize the state’s nuclear fleet.
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