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A new study found that methane emissions from the U.S. natural gas sector are about 60 percent higher than the EPA’s original estimates. With coal on the decline and natural gas on the rise, are we swapping one climate catastrophe for another?
Pruitt’s fate might be foretold by another dark era in EPA history, one with surreal parallels in the modern day.
As national debate over grid resilience and security drills down on saving at-risk generation units, the regulatory gap on cybersecurity protections at the distribution grid level allows for a target-rich environment that could reach the bulk power system.
Despite boasting a population of merely 334,000 residents, Iceland has quickly positioned itself as a world leader in renewable energy production. Iceland utilizes its unique topography and geology to generate upwards of 90% of its electricity from renewables.
China’s ambitious solar and wind projects are shining stars in the country's clean energy efforts, but delivering that energy isn’t always easy.
In states with electric vehicle sales mandates, automakers must deliver a minimum number of EVs, and dealers must sell them. How are dealers responding to this EV push?
This April marked a depressing milestone: the first time in recorded history that carbon dioxide concentration exceeded 410 parts per million.
Automakers and dealerships are under pressure to sell more electric cars. Meeting the EV sales mandate regulations will require targeted education and resources to help consumers understand the benefits of making the switch.
UN’s CORSIA and Vision for the Future of aircraft emissions won’t do enough to decrease global warming.
After being rebuked by FERC and in the run up to bankruptcy declaration, FirstEnergy's generation arm appeals to DOE to use emergency authority to grant subsidies to all coal and nuclear generators in PJM.