Some utilities say they will pass savings from the tax law to ratepayers. Attorneys general in several states are calling for federal action as well.
On the West Coast, a center for alternative energy technology, researchers see opportunities for new ideas in Puerto Rico’s wrecked power grid and Washington’s turn from climate policy.
A Minnesota utility wants to shut down a biofuel plant that runs on turkey droppings and wood. Loggers and truckers are suing to save it.
A small energy company from Montana is charging Puerto Rico for repair work to power lines at a rate that industry experts say is far above the norm.
Senator Lisa Murkowski’s views will take center stage this week in a hearing on opening an Arctic wildlife area to oil drilling.
The California-based energy company has agreed to pay $9.45 billion for the bankrupt power giant, the subject of a tussle between two billionaire investors.