February 11, 2016 - Energy efficiency anchors power plan approved by regional group
The continued growth of energy efficiency in the Pacific Northwest forms the cornerstone of a power plan approved by a group of states in the region on Feb. 10.
February 11, 2016 - Gas consumption in power sector hits new heights this winter
So far this winter, natural gas consumption in the U.S. electric power sector has been higher than in any previous winter, the Energy Information Administration said on Feb. 9.
February 10, 2016 - APPA backs high court’s decision to stay EPA rule on CO2
The American Public Power Association supports the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to review the legal challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, or CPP, prior to its implementation, the public power organization said Feb. 10.
February 9, 2016 - Coalition forms to promote community solar power
Six energy companies on Feb. 9 announced the formation of the Coalition for Community Solar Access, or CCSA, which they described as the first national trade association for community solar power.
February 9, 2016 - DOE offers solar funds for state partnerships with utilities
The Department of Energy announced on Feb. 8 that it is making $13 million available to help states take advantage of falling solar prices and maximize the benefits of solar electricity through partnerships with utilities.
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