Solar power plant in Crimea, Ukraine. Photo by Zachary Shahan | CleanTechnica.

Louisiana Takes A Stance Against Solar & Clean Energy — Because It’s An Oil &…

I saw an article in The Advocate today with the statement “I thought we were an oil and gas state” in the headline. It also stated that solar developments were drawing scrutiny. That particular article is paywalled. Since I subscribe to The Advocate, I read the piece and wanted to … [continued]

After 59 Years of Operation, New York’s Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Closes

The Indian Point Energy Center (Indian Point) permanently stopped generating electricity on April 30, 2021, when it retired its last operating nuclear reactor, Unit 3, earlier than originally planned. The Indian Point nuclear power plant began operations in 1962 and produced over 565 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity in the 59 years it was … [continued]

$98 Million Solar Farm Pitched In Louisiana

A $98 million solar farm in Morehouse Parish is looking for tax breaks for manufacturing renewable power, The Advocate reports. This information came from an advance notification filed with Louisiana’s economic development office. Bayou Galion Solar Projfect LLC, which is a subsidiary of Recurrent Energy Development Holdings, proposed building a … [continued]

2 Louisiana Clean Fuels Members — SWEPCO & Entergy — Join The Electric Highway Coalition

On March 2, 2021, Entergy and Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), which is a subsidiary of American Electric Power, joined four other utilities to participate in the Electric Highway Coalition. The other utilities making up this coalition are Southern Company, Dominion Energy, Duke Energy, and the Tennessee Valley Authority. The … [continued]

Takeaways from the Clean Fuels Summit in New Orleans

Louisiana Clean Fuels and Clean Cities Coalition recently teamed up to bring the Clean Fuels Summit to New Orleans. This was an event that landed me in the Harrah’s Casino Hotel by the Riverwalk, where I could hear the blasts from the river cruises nearby. On the evening before the summit, LCF held an awards ceremony where Executive Director Ann Vail honored several partners and businesses that help to advance the nation’s environmental, economic, and energy security by supporting local actions to diversify transportation fuel options.