In the news today…
- S&P Global Market Intelligence reports that as Tropical Storm Nicole approaches Florida, likely to become a hurricane before landfall, utilities have stationed thousands of technicians in strategic locations to restore service as soon as possible. Power and gas prices are likely to weaken as service disruptions sap demand.
- Argus reports fears of a US railroad workers’ strike as soon as 19 November have eased now that one labor union has agreed to wait until at least 9 December before acting.
- Washington Examiner reports pressure is mounting on President Biden to intervene in New England’s impending winter energy crunch.
- E&E Energywire reports advocates in the fossil fuel and clean energy industries are eyeing divided government as a chance to rekindle interest in a bipartisan permitting overhaul.