Vistra Backs Illinois Transition Measure to Keep At-Risk Coal Plants Online Through 2025

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 13:24:00 +0000

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Bleeding financially from underperforming and legally burdened coal generation in downstate Illinois and elsewhere, Vistra, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has renewed its call for passage of the Illinois Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Act, a bill that could help keep 2.2 GW of existing at-risk capacity online through 2025 while the state expands […]

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Vistra Backs Illinois Transition Measure to Keep At-Risk Coal Plants Online Through 2025

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 13:24:00 +0000

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Bleeding financially from underperforming and legally burdened coal generation in downstate Illinois and elsewhere, Vistra, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has renewed its call for passage of the Illinois Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Act, a bill that could help keep 2.2 GW of existing at-risk capacity online through 2025 while the state expands […]

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Biden Weighs Preserving Infrastructure EO Focused on Cybersecurity

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 04:09:00 +0000

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President Joe Biden on his first day in office sent a clear signal that he would not follow his predecessor’s policies with respect to energy and climate issues. On Jan. 20, 2021, Biden signed Executive

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Biden Weighs Preserving Infrastructure EO Focused on Cybersecurity

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 04:09:00 +0000

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President Joe Biden on his first day in office sent a clear signal that he would not follow his predecessor’s policies with respect to energy and climate issues. On Jan. 20, 2021, Biden signed Executive

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New Mexico Sues NRC to Halt Consolidated Interim Nuclear Waste Storage Facilities

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 17:00:42 +0000

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New Mexico has sued the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), challenging the legality of the agency’s proceedings involving separate proposals to build and operate two consolidated interim storage facilities (CISFs) for spent nuclear fuel (SNF) in New Mexico and Texas.  In a complaint filed on March 29 against the NRC and the U.S. government, New Mexico […]

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Is It Safe to Invest in Mexican Energy Projects?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 14:43:59 +0000

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In late 2013, Mexico embarked on a path to transform its energy markets. Then-President Enrique Peña-Nieto oversaw constitutional reforms that ended state-run monopolies, and opened Mexico’s power market to competition and investment from foreign and private companies. By most accounts, the policies were highly effective in spurring investments in renewable energy and efficient natural gas-fired […]

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Is It Safe to Invest in Mexican Energy Projects?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 14:43:59 +0000

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In late 2013, Mexico embarked on a path to transform its energy markets. Then-President Enrique Peña-Nieto oversaw constitutional reforms that ended state-run monopolies, and opened Mexico’s power market to competition and investment from foreign and private companies. By most accounts, the policies were highly effective in spurring investments in renewable energy and efficient natural gas-fired […]

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EPA Finalizes Rule to Curb Cross-State Pollution

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 17:57:33 +0000

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an update and finalized a pollution rule that will require reductions in ozone emissions from power plants in 12 states this year. The update to the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), issued March 15, is designed to curb emissions of nitrogen oxide (NOx)—primarily from coal-fired power plants—ahead […]

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EPA Finalizes Rule to Curb Cross-State Pollution

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 17:57:33 +0000

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an update and finalized a pollution rule that will require reductions in ozone emissions from power plants in 12 states this year. The update to the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), issued March 15, is designed to curb emissions of nitrogen oxide (NOx)—primarily from coal-fired power plants—ahead […]

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Are 1-in-10-Year Events Really 1-in-10-Year Events Anymore?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 13:10:16 +0000

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When evaluating resource adequacy requirements, many power companies and grid operators have used a methodology that originated more than 70 years ago. This probabilistic reliability approach has generally performed adequately through the years. It has generally evaluated loss-of-load events occurring at frequencies of one-day-in-10-years (1-in-10) to be acceptable in terms of system reliability. However, it’s […]

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