NextEra Energy Resources, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Inc., has announced plans to build a 100 MW solar project next to its existing nuclear power plant in Wisconsin. The company says the solar facility will be among the state’s largest, [Read More]
Although the concrete data for the final months of last year isn’t in yet, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says it expects renewable generation capacity to have accounted for most of the 2016 capacity additions in the country. In [Read More]
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced the closure of a 2 GW nuclear power plant in New York by April 2021. Renewable energy advocates have applauded the decision and say it provides an opportunity to further bolster solar and [Read More]
“While the fate of Exelon’s aging nuclear power plants got a lot of the attention, there are positive elements to the legislation,” says Vote Solar.
Illinois-based utility Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) and parent company Exelon have committed to remove some controversial provisions from a large energy bill they are backing, including mandatory demand charges and changes to net energy metering (NEM). The decision came shortly after [Read More]
Two Chinese companies plan to start constructing a massive solar PV project in Chernobyl, Ukraine – home of the infamous nuclear power plant disaster – next year. In a press release, GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd. (GCL-SI), a subsidiary [Read More]
California is one step closer to becoming nuclear free, as utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E), along with labor and leading environmental groups, has officially filed a joint proposal to phase out the Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) with [Read More]
What does PG&E’s planned shutdown of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant mean for the Golden State and the future of renewable energy?
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that the North American share of energy generation from renewable and nuclear energy sources will grow from 38% in 2015 to 45% in 2025. The agency says this projection assumes the Clean Power [Read More]
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has announced a joint proposal with labor and environmental organizations to phase out California’s last remaining nuclear power plant and replace its energy production with a portfolio of energy efficiency, renewables and storage by 2025. [Read More]