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.
August 24th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
After many long months of waiting and mounting concern, the US Department of Energy has finally released its internal study into the effects of renewable energy on the grid, and while the news isn't as bad as it could have been, there's still very little support for renewable energy.
August 24th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
The much-anticipated new DOE grid study brings a bit of cheer to coal fans, but wind power is the real winner according to...another new DOE study!
August 15th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The Sierra Club announced Monday that it has sued the US Department of Energy over the department's continued delays in providing information regarding the grid study Secretary Rick Perry directed the department to conduct into the reliability of the US electricity grid with increased levels of renewable energy.
August 9th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
Three new wind energy reports paint a rosy picture of the US wind industry, and Energy Sec'y Rick Perry wants everybody to notice
August 7th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
As tension mounts over a supposedly coal-friendly grid study, the Energy Dept. launches a program aimed squarely at killing off coal power plants
July 17th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
A new Energy Department grid study was slammed by wind and solar fans but a leaked draft indicates that renewables get the thumbs up for grid reliability
June 28th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
Natural gas stakeholders join renewable energy fans in striking preemptive blows against the Energy Department's much anticipated grid reliability study