In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, FERC rejects coal and nuclear energy market bailout plan; all offshore water open for drilling, except possibly Florida; and China could lead the world in renewables.
E&E News – The Interior Department yesterday laid out its five-year program to open up vast new areas to offshore leasing. But it will take the offshore industry much longer than that to return to its pre-oil-bust glory, analysts say.
Utility Dive – Frigid conditions in the Northeast U.S. are stepping up demands on the power grid as federal regulators prepare to act on a controversial coal and nuclear subsidy rule from the Trump administration.
Original Development Brief – Extends an exemption to energy conservation standards for external power supplies until 2023 and requires the Department of Energy to rule two years prior to that date on whether such standards or an alternative should actually apply to these devices.
In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, a new Dakota Access Pipeline spill response plan; the Supreme Court rules on solar power dispute; Elon Musk bets Tesla can finish largest battery in the world in just 100 days.
In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, new nuclear testing facility in Idaho; new oil and gas drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; protestors at Wisconsin pipeline; and more efficient offshore wind construction.