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Illinois Nuclear Plants Saved by Last-Minute Vote
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The Illinois Senate has approved an overhaul of the state's energy policy with an eye toward a carbon-free future, with a key part of the package keeping the Byron nuclear…


Bipartisan Action, Not Litigation, Is Key to Solving Climate Change

If we plan on making real progress on beating back climate change, we’re going to have to work together. That means working across not just international borders, but party lines,…


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

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…


Bill Supporting Xcel Energy Nuclear Plants Dies in Minnesota

A bill that would have provided more cost-recovery certainty for Xcel Energy’s two Minnesota nuclear plants didn’t get through the state House of Representatives prior to the legislative session ending…


House Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Expand Carbon Capture, EOR Tax Credits

The U.S. House has introduced bipartisan legislation to promote the commercial deployment of technologies to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from power plants and industrial facilities and use it for enhanced…