The Courier Journal – The parent of Kentucky's two large utilities – LG&E and KU – has ordered a major reduction in emissions blamed for global warming by eliminating "the bulk" of its coal-burning in the coming years.
Washington Examiner – A stopgap government funding bill expected to be approved by the House contains language that orders the Energy Department to sell $350 million from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
The Washington Post – Many of the sharp cuts would probably be restored by Congress, but President Trump’s budget, due out in February, will mark a starting point for negotiations and offer a statement of intent and policy priorities.
Utility Dive – Salt River Project already has a significant number of electric vehicles on its system, and the utility is preparing for more. By studying charging habits, the Arizona utility now knows it can use variable-rate plans to shift some EV demand to off-peak hours.