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  • Appeals court tosses $2.5M verdict against PPL

    Appeals court tosses $2.5M verdict against PPL
    PPL Electric Utilities was not in control of a painting project when a worker fell 40 feet from a transmission pole and is not responsible for the man's injuries, a state appeals court has ruled.
  • Communities going into power business to cut cost, carbon footprint

    Communities going into power business to cut cost, carbon footprint
    Sonoma County, which enticed Americans to forsake factory-made food for artisan wines and farmers market produce, now wants consumers to reconsider another everyday commodity. New on the menu: locally curated energy. The county is at the forefront...

    The nuclear option [Commentary]

    The nuclear option [Commentary]
    Maryland is failing to deal squarely with the problem of carbon emissions from electricity production. Given growing public concern about climate change, a fundamental change in our energy policy should be to reduce the burning of fossil fuels and...

    Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?

     Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?
    When Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors announced plans to build a $5-billion battery "gigafactory," it listed four states as possible homes — none of them California. Since then, feverish wooing by Gov. Jerry Brown's administration and some state...

    Dynegy buying 3 more plants in Illinois as part of Duke, Energy Capital deal

    Dynegy buying 3 more plants in Illinois as part of Duke, Energy Capital deal
    U.S. power company Dynegy Inc. said on Friday that it would buy coal and gas generation assets from Duke Energy Corp. and Energy Capital Partners, in two deals totaling $6.25 billion. The acquisitions will nearly double Dynegy's generating capacity to...