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December 2016

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. decided to close its Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant because its baseload power—often cited as nuclear's best asset—doesn't fit into the dynamic grid California is developing, a PG&E executive said today at the U.S.…

Three Reasons Trump Doesn't Matter To Energy Policy

The forces driving clean energy are likely to continue progressing regardless of efforts by President-elect Donald Trump to reverse them, a leading expert in energy policy said last week at Stanford University.
"I’m not saying it’s a good thing.…

After studying more than 22,500 ingredients for batteries, Energy Department researchers have settled on two prototypes they believe can surpass lithium-ion at much lower cost, the project's director announced.
The Joint Center for Energy Storage…

Trump Risks America's Biggest Energy Customer

Donald Trump's promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border will need some gaping holes for natural-gas pipelines if Trump is also to keep his promises to grow the fossil-fuel industries and export more energy.
"As for President-elect Trump’s stated goal…