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California Legislature Passes Bill to Support Reliability Reserve, Lifeline for Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant

California’s State Legislature has passed a bill that could extend the operating lives of existing generating facilities slated for retirement, potentially providing a new lifeline for the 2,240-MW Diablo Canyon…


Climate Change Policy Belongs in Congress, Not State Courts

Crafting solutions to address the pressing challenges of our time is Congress’s foremost job. There is no doubt that policy-making can be messy, take time, and require compromise. But, overall…


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…


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,…