January 9th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
In September, energy secretary ordered the Federal Energy Regulatory Administration to consider a plan that would pump billions of dollars into the electric generating industry to prop up aging coal and nuclear facilities. Today, FERC told Perry to go pound sand -- politely, of course
December 12th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has granted the country's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 30 more days to review his proposal to bail out the coal and nuclear industry's at the same time that The Washington Post has obtained material that shows Perry may be acting at the behest of the coal industry.
November 8th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A diverse group of a dozen US energy industry associations which represent the oil, natural gas, wind, solar, efficiency, and other technologies, have come together to urge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reject the Department of Energy's proposal to subsidise the coal and nuclear energy industries, claiming that such a proposal is unsupported by record and would throw a costly wrench into the nation's electricity markets.
October 24th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Opposition continues to grow and solidify against US Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry's plan to prop up the country's coal and nuclear industries by subsidizing their supposed contribution to grid resiliency, with a diverse group of 12 energy industry associations and a large group of manufacturers calling on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to ditch the plan.
October 23rd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A bipartisan group of former Federal Energy Regulation Committee Commissioners have filed a letter with their former agency opposing a recent proposal filed by Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry seeking to subsidize coal and nuclear plants.
October 3rd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has turned to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in an effort to revitalize the country's coal and nuclear industries by essentially subsidizing their sectors based on a misguided belief that their technologies are the only way to bring stability to the country's electricity grid.
June 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Two months after newly-minted US Energy Secretary Rick Perry sought answers about the reliability and market rules of the US electricity grid, a new report by Analysis Group has concluded that there is simply no evidence that the changing mix of the United States' electricity sector will affect system reliability.
December 13th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
This week, Donald Trump's transition team has announced it will nominate Exxon Mobil chief executive Rex W. Tillerson to be his Secretary of State, and former-Texas Governor Rick Perry as his Secretary of Energy --- a fossil fuel proponent and a climate change denier, to round out an administration seemingly full of such beliefs.
May 16th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
With Dr. Ernest Moniz officially confirmed at the next US Secretary of Energy, leading cleantech and green groups are getting their [&hellip
February 1st, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
Steven Chu, the US Secretary of Energy during the past four years, has been a regular celebrity on CleanTechnica. He [&hellip
January 19th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan
Yeah, that’s what I said — What?! Apparently, Bell Labs has launched a global effort to overhaul the internet [&hellip