Consumers paying more on electric bills is exactly what might happen if the US DoE goes through with plan to bail out uneconomic coal plants.
Regulators reveal gas plants in US do not do what they are supposed to do – respond to “white knuckle” events in the grid. So much for accusations that wind and solar are the cause of grid problems.
Beyond the churches, the Pope’s teachings are supported by the most comprehensive engineering analyses of the U.S. power grid.
For more than 120 years, homes and businesses have been buying electricity. Now rooftop solar is changing the way hundreds of thousands of homeowners get energy.
US study shows raising renewable energy to 30% of electricity mix can cut CO2 emissions by 40%, while maintaining reliability of the grid.
US study finds adding 10x more wind power than currently used in 13-state area, and 5x more solar, would increased reliability and cut emissions.
The 2003 Northeast blackout left 50m people across US and Canada without power for days. What has this, and 12 other similar outages, taught us?
Two big US energy investment announcements show wind and efficiency are financeable and attractive, new small ‘modular’ nuclear reactors are not.
In southern US states like Georgia, where nuclear costs are marching higher, even the ultra-conservative Tea Party is calling for fair access to solar energy.
A UCS-sponsored study of the projected costs of a proposed US nuclear plant illustrates why there are much better energy investments available.