The parent companies of two major southeastern utilities have pulled out of the leading trade group that advocates for grants and tax breaks for nuclear power plants.
After Democratic gains in last November’s election, several energy-related bills in the Virginia General Assembly face different odds than they would have a year ago.
Concrete makers in Virginia say Dominion Energy doesn’t need to worry about running out of customers for its 30 million tons of waste coal ash.
As much as $5.6 billion in solar investments and nearly 15,000 jobs in four Southeast states would be at risk if President Trump places tariffs on imported solar panels, according to an industry analysis.
A new plan seeks to promote solar installations in an effort to help revive southwest Virginia’s economy.
Despite a unanimous vote by a citizen’s air pollution board earlier this month, Virginia faces several hurdles, including possible court and legislative challenges, before it could join a regional carbon emissions trading network.
As part of a settlement with the Sierra Club, a Virginia electric cooperative is taking steps to better inform its members of proposed rate increases.
Despite a rapid buildup of large solar arrays in Virginia, the state’s Solar Energy and Energy Storage Authority has been slow to target and act on opportunities that could advance smaller-scale systems.
The Virginia comptroller’s office says state agencies can’t enter into third-party agreements for solar, but not everyone agrees with this interpretation.
A solar advocate who found a way to create bulk-purchase discounts for home rooftop systems is growing it into a national movement to assert what she feels are the rights of system owners.