Tag: renewable resources

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

NRC seeks public comment on nuclear plant decommissioning rule

March 7, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

As nuclear plants faced competition from cheaper gas-fired generation and renewable resources, the number of planned closures rose in the last decade. That prompted the NRC to review its safety regulations, which it said did not differentiate between commercial operation […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

PG&E, SDG&E among companies supporting gas in California’s 11.5 GW ‘clean’ procurement order

October 25, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

When the CPUC passed its 11.5 GW procurement order in June, Commissioner Clifford Rechtschaffen hailed it as a “landmark decision,” noting that “This is enough to power about 2.5 million households in the state, and all this will be coming […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Nevada regulators approve NV Energy plan for 1,190 MW of new solar resources

December 9, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

A Nevada law passed in April requires NV Energy to supply 50% of its power from renewable resources by 2030 and 100% from carbon-free sources by 2050. The utility says approval for its long-term resource plan sets it on pace […]