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nuclear power
Jeff St. John

Low prices in PJM’s capacity auction spell trouble for Exelon’s Illinois nuclear fleet

A long-delayed auction yields lower-than-expected prices in the country’s biggest capacity market. That’s bad news for struggling nuclear power plants.

Low prices in PJM’s capacity auction spell trouble for Exelon’s Illinois nuclear fleet
pipelines
Max Sarinsky, Sarah Ladin

FERC must fix its broken approach to pipelines

Democrats have the opportunity to reshape the pipeline approval process to account for climate impacts.

FERC must fix its broken approach to pipelines
distributed energy
Jeff St. John

Voltus raises $31M to go after the grid value of distributed energy

A VoltApp to aggregate DERs and a regulatory strategy to tap into new markets nationwide.

Voltus raises $31M to go after the grid value of distributed energy
capacity market
Jeff St. John

PJM moves to curtail compliance with FERC policy that hinders state-subsidized clean energy

A long-running policy battle over the country’s biggest capacity market appears to be nearing an end. What the replacement policy will look like remains an open question.

PJM moves to curtail compliance with FERC policy that hinders state-subsidized clean energy
transmission grid
Jeff St. John

Biden administration boosts support for transmission jobs and clean energy benefits

An ACEG report finds that interstate transmission projects could drive 1.2 million jobs and increase wind and solar capacity by 50 percent. A new $8.25 billion federal loan commitment could help.

Biden administration boosts support for transmission jobs and clean energy benefits