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GenOn Will Close Three Coal-Fired Units

The Texas-based company that owns a coal-fired power plant in Maryland announced it will retire the facility’s three generating units, which have been in operation for about 60 years. GenOn…


Nuclear Option for COVID-19: Medical Isotope Production

Operators of the world’s nuclear reactors are doing more than keeping the lights during the coronavirus pandemic. Along with taking steps to protect their workforce, and having plans in place…


Eight Years on the Firing Line: Fronting for a Fossil-Fuel Power Company

I joined NRG Energy in Princeton, New Jersey, on Pearl Harbor Day of 2009. Over the next eight and a half years, I talked to hundreds of print, online and…


Power Sector CEOs Join Top Execs in Redefining Corporate Purpose

The list of 181 CEOs who earlier this week moved to publicly degrade shareholder value in a bid to redefine the “purpose of a corporation” includes several chief executives from…


Nuclear Subsidy Dispute Now Rests with FERC, Competitive Generators Say 

The U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to reconsider industry-led challenges to state nuclear subsidy programs in New York and Illinois leaves the contentious matter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). …