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Legislative


SRP Warns Arizona Regulator Reliability at Risk by 2024 Without Gas Plant Expansion

Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP) is seeking a rehearing and reconsideration of the Arizona Corporation Commission’s (ACC’s) denial of a major gas power plant expansion, which…



DOE’s Decision to Build Versatile Test Reactor Coming Soon

(Updated—May 19, 2022): The Department of Energy (DOE) is poised to decide whether it will build the 300-MWth Versatile Test Reactor (VTR), a fast neutron national user facility that could…


DOE Launches $2.5B Fund to Upgrade and Build New Transmission Lines

The Biden administration has launched efforts to shape the $2.5 billion Transmission Facilitation Program (TFP), a key Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) initiative dedicated to building out critical new…


Homer City Coal Plant to Keep All Three Units Operating

The Homer City coal-fired power plant will continue operating, according to multiple news sources in western Pennsylvania, where the plant is located. Owners of the three-unit, 1,884-MW generating station in…


New Jersey’s Last Two Coal Power Plants to Close within Months

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) approved a petition filed by Atlantic City Electric Co. (ACE) that modifies power purchase agreements (PPAs) and power sales agreements (PSAs) between…


Pressure on U.S. Nuclear Power Could Mount if Sanctions Imposed on Russian Uranium

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and ensuing sanctions may have a limited immediate impact on the U.S. nuclear industry, despite its reliance on uranium imports. Potential implications over the longer term,…