Federal regulators approve new rules to ease power connection backlogs
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday finalized long-awaited new rules intended to reform how power generation projects get connected to the electric grid, seen as a major step in smoothing the path for thousands of mostly renewable power projects currently waiting to plug in. “This rule will ensure that our country’s vast generation resources […]
Budding U.S. offshore wind industry facing rough seas. Here’s why
'It requires a lot of things to go right. It does create some costs because you have to build a supply chain from zero,' one industry executive said.
Here’s where renewable power is increasing nationwide — and where it’s not
In 2022, wind provided a little more than 10% of U.S. electricity, while solar supplied 3.4%.
How did renewables fare during Winter Storm Elliott? | Analysis
'If you're going to call yourself reliable ... you better be able to turn on and produce electricity when you’re called on,' an expert said.
How the promise of a clean energy future in Pa. could be undone by politics | Analysis
The state’s powerful oil and gas industry wields influence in ways that could blunt the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act.
DCNR on track to get 100 percent of energy from renewable sources by 2030 | Five for the Weekend
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said on Wednesday that it expects to "use 28.7-gigawatt hours of electricity by 2030 with a plan to have the department produce 15.5-gigawatt hours and purchase 13.2 gigawatt hours — all from renewable energy sources."
‘Living Lightly on the Earth’ as we adapt to a warming planet | Opinion
While some politicians continue to rail against 'woke' culture and evade the real issues facing us, don’t you think it’s about time to wake up and start doing more to turn this ship around?
Dispute over Schuylkill Co. wind farm exposes fissures in Pa.’s push to meet renewable energy goals
The project recently has come under fire from state military officials who say the project causes safety concerns for helicopter pilots and jeopardizes the future of aviation training programs at the Lebanon County installation that’s home to the Pennsylvania National Guard and the Air National Guard’s 193 Special Operations Wing.
Plunging temperatures, higher prices: Why renewables could be the answer | Five for the Weekend
Unlike natural gas, clean energy sources do not suffer from wild price fluctuations, an advocate argues
Here’s how to turbocharge an inclusive clean energy revolution | Opinion
We have a chance to reinvent the world: a world of beauty and abundance and collective good, with jobs that respect human dignity.
Poll: Majority of Pa. residents want fracking to end
The clean energy industry performed much better, with 69% of voters viewing it favorably, and only 18% viewing it unfavorably.
With wind and solar potential, Pennsylvania should lead toward renewable future | Opinion
There are several actions that our elected officials in Harrisburg can take to lean into clean energy during the current legislative session in the state Capitol.