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#Palo_Verde generator helps #Southwest meet climate goals, but future of nuclear is debated

Palo Verde generator helps Southwest meet climate goals, but future of nuclear is debated PHOENIX – The rising demand to eliminate fossil fuels has left some researchers and activists skeptical that nuclear energy can be part of the solution to meet climate goals. But a recent study finds that the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station … Continue reading #Palo_Verde generator helps #Southwest meet climate goals, but future of nuclear is debated

ERCOT OKs about 570 MW of generation for commercial operation in June

ERCOT OKs about 570 MW of generation for commercial operation in June Houston — The Electric Reliability Council of Texas in June approved about 570 MW of generation for commercial operation, mostly solar, and another 659.5 MW of renewables neared commercial operation in the state, a new report shows. ERCOT’s latest Generation Interconnection Status Report, … Continue reading ERCOT OKs about 570 MW of generation for commercial operation in June

#DCO_Energy and #Basalt_Infrastructure Partners Acquire Cogeneration Plant in Dover, #Delaware

DCO Energy and Basalt Infrastructure Partners Acquire Cogeneration Plant in Dover, Delaware MAYS LANDING, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 29, 2020– DB Energy Assets, LLC, a partnership of DCO Energy, LLC, and the second flagship Basalt fund “Basalt II,” announced today that it has acquired the natural gas fired 111 MW Energy Center Dover, LLC from Clearway Energy … Continue reading #DCO_Energy and #Basalt_Infrastructure Partners Acquire Cogeneration Plant in Dover, #Delaware

As #Ohio Senate nears vote on nuke subsidy bill, PJM finds closing plants could save $1.6B

As Ohio Senate nears vote on nuke subsidy bill, PJM finds closing plants could save $1.6B The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission and Ohio Consumers’ Counsel requested the PJM report to illustrate the impacts of nuclear plant retirements on both market prices and emissions. The focus was on giving the utilities and energy commission “unbiased data … Continue reading As #Ohio Senate nears vote on nuke subsidy bill, PJM finds closing plants could save $1.6B

EIA forecasts renewables will be fastest growing source of electricity generation

EIA forecasts renewables will be fastest growing source of electricity generation January 18 (Renewables Now) – The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects non-hydroelectric renewable energy resources such as solar and wind to be the fastest growing source of US electricity generation for at least the next two years. EIA’s January 2019 Short-Term Energy Outlook … Continue reading EIA forecasts renewables will be fastest growing source of electricity generation

2019 US renewable generation additions expected to far outpace gas: EIA

2019 US renewable generation additions expected to far outpace gas: EIA Cheaper prices of natural gas and renewable energy have impacted the competitiveness of more traditional generation fuels. Renewable additions are projected to more than double gas in 2019. Last year, natural gas capacity additions outpaced renewable energy additions for the first time since 2013. … Continue reading 2019 US renewable generation additions expected to far outpace gas: EIA