In the news today…
- Thanks to the Scranton Times Tribune (Pa.) for carrying my op-ed where I argue that there’s a responsible way to navigate America’s energy future, but the path being taken by the Biden administration and the EPA simply isn’t it.
- KRCG reports that Missouri regulators open a formal evidentiary hearing for a proposed 40-mile transmission line that would distribute wind power to local customers.
- Utility Dive reports that industry officials are calling California regulators’ goal of shifting 7,000 MW of load — enough to power 7 million homes without building any new generation — a “starting gun for a dramatic expansion of flexible demand.”
- E&E Energywire reports a new rule proposed last month by EPA could spell the end of coal-fired power plants as they currently exist.
- E&E Daily reports Republicans and Democrats clashed at a hearing Tuesday that examined EPA’s planned actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at power plants around the country. It served as yet another example of the political challenges inherent in addressing the climate crisis.