A Commission meeting will be held in the Commission Meeting Room (Room 2C) at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Headquarters, 888 First St. N.E., Washington, D.C. 20426. The meeting is open to the public, and a free live webcast is available. All webcasts are archived for 3 months.
In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, potential new drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; DOE funding for carbon capture technologies; the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico's energy grid; and getting energy from evaporating water.
In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, China's decision to gradually switch to only electric cars; the "race" between nuclear and other forms of renewable energy; long-term impacts of Hurricane Harvey; and potentially undervaluing solar energy.
Energy Digital – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has made $50mn available to design, construct, and operate two large-scale pilots for transformational coal technologies that improve coal-powered systems’ performance, efficiency, emission reduction, and cost of electricity.
Reuters – The two nuclear reactors at the South Texas Project plant near Houston were operating at full capacity on Tuesday, a spokesman for the plant said, as watchdog groups called for the facility to shut due to Tropical Storm Harvey.