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clean energy
Jeff St. John

Will Illinois finally manage to pass this massive clean energy bill?

A dispute over the future of fossil fuel power plants has tripped up a bill that would save solar and nuclear power and support energy workers and environmental justice.

Will Illinois finally manage to pass this massive clean energy bill?
nuclear power
Eric Wesoff

Bill Gates wants to build advanced nuclear at an old Wyoming coal plant. It’s a long shot

Gates’ TerraPower plans to have a fast reactor up and running later this decade, but the headwinds are against it.

Bill Gates wants to build advanced nuclear at an old Wyoming coal plant. It’s a long shot
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
nuclear power
Jason Deign

What’s the future for US coal and nuclear as the energy transition takes hold?

Both face market challenges, but nuclear could outlast coal.

What’s the future for US coal and nuclear as the energy transition takes hold?
carbon emissions
Jeff St. John

US now ‘halfway to zero’ on electricity-sector carbon emissions

An LBNL report highlights the technology and economic changes that broke through pessimistic forecasts — and the challenges of cutting the rest of the power sector’s carbon footprint.

US now ‘halfway to zero’ on electricity-sector carbon emissions