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[Updated] Troubled FirstEnergy Companies Seek Bankruptcy Protection

FirstEnergy Corp.’s competitive arm FirstEnergy Solutions (FES) and several key subsidiaries, including FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co. (FENOC), on March 31 sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. FirstEnergy said the move would…


FirstEnergy Entreats DOE to Save Coal and Nuclear Plants

A day after FirstEnergy Corp.’s competitive arm notified PJM Interconnection it would close four uneconomic nuclear units—a total of 4 GW—in Ohio and Pennsylvania between 2020 and 2021, it urged…


DOE Issues First-Ever Emergency Order to Keep Open a Unit That Is Noncompliant with MATS

The Department of Energy (DOE) issued an unprecedented emergency order on April 14 to keep open a power plant that had been slated for shutdown under the Mercury and Air…