States Take Lead with Plans for 100% Carbon-Free Energy

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:44:24 +0000

Minnesota and Wisconsin recently joined the list of states aiming for a 100% clean-energy future, while some Illinois lawmakers are pushing for not only carbon-free power, but also 100% renewable energy. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) was the latest to announce a set of policy proposals designed to lead his state’s electricity sector to 100% […]

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PSEG: Nuclear Plants Will Soon Close Without Subsidies

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 20:54:53 +0000

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) has told New Jersey officials it needs subsidies to continue operating its three nuclear power units in the state, saying that without financial help it will begin closing its Hope Creek Generating Station and Salem Nuclear Power Plant as early as 2022. The three reactors are the only remaining nuclear […]

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Oldest U.S. Nuclear Plant Shuts Down

The Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey, the oldest operating nuclear plant in the U.S., was shut down September 17. Workers marked the closure with a ceremony at the plant, as 400 current employees and former workers watched via a livestream as operators took the plant offline. Oyster Creek, a 625-MW single-reactor plant […]

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