The nation’s biggest electric capacity market needs fixing, critics say
The massive PJM covers more than a dozen states -- including Pennsylvania
After a series of winter storms, regulators approve new standards for power plants
Extreme cold weather, like the temperatures seen during Uri and Elliott, can knock out power plants that haven’t been adequately winterized.
New Jersey races to meet expedited deadline to distribute water assistance — or lose it
Pa. could be a downstream beneficiary of the federal funding if Garden State officials fail to act.
Affordable, reliable and sustainable: Report compares utility performance
The report is a 'conversation-starter, not a conversation-ender ... Our hope is that every state will improve,' an advocate said.
As utilities spend billions on transmission, support builds for independent monitoring
An aging electric grid, fossil fuel power plant retirements and a massive renewable electricity buildout are all contributing to a boom in transmission and distribution wire projects by electric utilities across the country. In 2020, investor-owned electric utilities spent $25 billion on transmission, up from $23.7 billion in 2019, figures that the Edison Electric Institute, […]