A coalition of generators has filed a lawsuit against the New York Public Service Commission over the PSC's plan to provide financial support, in the form of "zero-emission credits," or ZECs, to nuclear power plants in the state as part of New York's new clean energy standard.
The Michigan Public Service Commission is seeking additional information on Consumers Energy's plans for an early termination of its power purchase agreement with Entergy Nuclear Palisades for the purchase of electricity from the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in southwestern Michigan.
Marking a significant milestone for small modular reactor (SMR) technology, NuScale Power submitted its design application on Jan. 12 to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to approve the company's small modular reactor commercial power plant design.
Investor-owned utility FirstEnergy is pressing for legislation in Ohio that would provide financial support to two nuclear power plants through a "zero emission credits" program modeled after ones in Illinois and New York.
A U.S. appeals court this week agreed to put a hold on litigation over a federal regulation on wastewater discharges from coal-fired plants.
Exelon Corp. on May 30 said it will retire its 837-megawatt Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania on or about Sept. 30, 2019, "absent needed policy reforms."