- Panel begins search for answers to siting solar projects Updated: Jul-28-15 3:38 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A 10-member Vermont panel is going to be meeting for the first time to work out issues related to the siting of solar power projects across the state.
- W.Va. American Water gives grants to fire departments Updated: Jul-28-15 3:08 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia American Water is providing $10,000 in grants to 15 fire departments statewide for training and equipment purchases.
- Report presents case for Wyoming wind power to California Updated: Jul-27-15 7:46 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - California regulators could achieve savings in water use, electricity rates and greenhouse emissions by turning to Wyoming wind power to help offset the natural ups and downs of wind and solar power in their state, according to a University of Wyoming report released Monday.
- Officials hope 1st US offshore wind farm will boost industry Updated: Jul-27-15 3:58 pm
NORTH KINGSTOWN, Rhode Island - Construction has begun off Rhode Island's coast on the nation's first offshore wind farm, a milestone that federal and state officials say will help the fledgling U.S. industry surge ahead.
- Plan to build New England's largest wind farm moving forward Updated: Jul-27-15 3:55 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Texas company is pushing forward with an effort to build a massive wind power project in Aroostook County that would be the largest of its kind in New England.
- Water utility: nitrate removal has cost $1.5M since December Updated: Jul-27-15 12:59 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The water utility serving 500,000 customers in central Iowa says it has spent more than $1.5 million since December to remove nitrate from the water to keep it within safe drinking limits.
- Nuclear Regulatory Commission to inspect Arkansas plant Updated: Jul-26-15 3:51 pm
RUSSELLVILLE, Arkansas - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has scheduled an inspection at an Arkansas nuclear power plant where a worker was killed nearly 2½ years ago.
- Boil order for 90,000 water users in southern Indiana Updated: Jul-26-15 1:07 pm
JEFFERSONVILLE, Indiana - A water company serving 31,000 households and businesses in southern Indiana has advised them to restrict non-essential water use and to boil any water used for consumption.
- Vermont family seeks wind facility on Swanton ridge Updated: Jul-26-15 10:58 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Developers of a plan by a Swanton family for what could become Vermont's latest large-scale wind power project want to ask for state approval before the end of the year in hopes that construction can begin on what would be up to a seven-turbine, 20-megawatt installation before the end of 2016.
- World Cup at center of Gazprom's sponsorship empire Updated: Jul-25-15 8:11 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - As FIFA descends on St. Petersburg for the World Cup preliminary draw Saturday, it is entering the capital of a sponsorship empire.
- Gas provider at fault in Ohio blast that leveled house Updated: Jul-25-15 6:17 am
UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio - Ohio's utility regulator says a March explosion that destroyed a house in suburban Columbus was due to a city employee inadvertently turning on an abandoned and mismarked gas line.
- Inspectors to report on nuclear plant's disaster plan Updated: Jul-24-15 1:44 pm
SHIPPINGPORT, Pennsylvania - Federal inspectors have finished their review of a nuclear power plant in western Pennsylvania.
- Missouri nuclear power plant expected to reopen soon Updated: Jul-24-15 1:12 pm
FULTON, Missouri - Ameren Corp.'s nuclear power plant in mid-Missouri is expected to reopen later Friday, a day after it was shut down due to a "non-emergency" steam leak.
- Vt natural gas provider, NY pipe contractor sue each other Updated: Jul-24-15 11:49 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - A Vermont natural gas provider and a New York pipe contractor have filed lawsuits against each other claiming breach of contract involving a proposed 42-mile natural gas transmission pipeline.
- Court upholds commission's OK of plan to use trash for power Updated: Jul-24-15 9:11 am
PHOENIX - A state appellate court has upheld the Arizona Corporation Commission's approval of an electric cooperative's plan to use power that would be generated by a trash incinerator and qualify as renewable energy.
- Atlantic City Electric's storm response criticized Updated: Jul-24-15 7:02 am
NEWARK, New Jersey - State regulators are criticizing Atlantic City Electric's response to a June storm that left nearly 280,000 of its customers without service for days.
- Boil-water order issued for Jay Village Water District Updated: Jul-24-15 4:20 am
JAY, Maine - A boil-water order has been issued for a water district in Maine after a water line broke during construction.
- Commission expects no major Michigan power shortfall in 2016 Updated: Jul-23-15 6:52 pm
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Public Service Commission says it's unlikely there will be a significant power shortage in the state next year.
- Puerto Rico power company rejects bondholders' debt plan Updated: Jul-23-15 5:40 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico's power company on Thursday rejected a new proposal from bondholders that calls for an $8.1 billion debt exchange amid growing concerns the public agency could be the first one in the U.S. territory to go bankrupt.
- Proposed Shell plant would generate own power - a lot of it Updated: Jul-23-15 5:08 pm
MONACA, Pennsylvania - A proposed petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania would use - and generate - a substantial amount of power.
- Colorado officials planning for new carbon pollution rules Updated: Jul-23-15 4:40 pm
DENVER - Colorado officials say they're planning for an expected EPA rule next month that could require a 30 percent reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions nationwide by 2030.
- Heavy rainfall in Indiana turns White River muddy brown Updated: Jul-23-15 4:33 pm
MUNCIE, Indiana - Stormy weather and heavy rains this summer have dumped tons of eroded soil and debris into the White River, turning it a muddy brown, officials said.
- Missouri nuclear plant shut down after 'non-emergency' leak Updated: Jul-23-15 2:31 pm
ST. LOUIS - The Ameren Corp. nuclear power plant in central Missouri was shut down for the second time in eight months Thursday after a "non-emergency" leak was found in the reaction control system.
- Port Angeles voters to weigh in on fluoride in water Updated: Jul-23-15 12:22 pm
PORT ANGELES, Washington - Voters in Port Angeles likely will decide in November whether the city should stop adding fluoride to the city's water system after doing so for nearly a decade.
- Obama's top initiative to aid Africa is now in jeopardy Updated: Jul-23-15 11:03 am
WASHINGTON - As President Barack Obama returns to Africa this week, his major initiative to help the continent double access to electricity is in jeopardy, undermined by Congress.