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Energy Storage
Julian Spector

A power plant in Maryland ditches coal for batteries, a first for the US

Power producer Talen Energy is installing batteries at a retired coal plant near Baltimore.

A power plant in Maryland ditches coal for batteries, a first for the US
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
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

How transmission along railroads and highways could break open clean energy growth

High-voltage lines buried along road and rail rights of way could carry renewable power across the U.S. — if a lot of novel challenges can be overcome.

How transmission along railroads and highways could break open clean energy growth