Archive for clean power plan

Court Approves Suspension Of Clean Power Plan Lawsuit

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 01, 2017

On Friday, a federal court approved the Trump administration’s request to suspend the litigation over the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The decision comes after President Donald Trump signed a number of executive orders aimed at rolling back Obama-era environmental and [Read More]

Trump Fires Executive Order At Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

Just as he vowed to do, President Donald Trump has issued a review of the Obama administration’s landmark emissions-reduction initiative. However, it’s not doomsday for the renewables industry, some groups say.

States Speak Out To Trump On EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 03, 2017

A coalition of 19 states and localities, led by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, has called on President-elect Donald Trump to continue the federal government’s defense of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP). In [Read More]

Clean Power Plan Heard In Court; Renewables Groups Stay Confident

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 28, 2016

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments for and against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP), the Obama administration’s climate change initiative that the Supreme Court ruled against back in [Read More]

Amidst Lawsuit, State Majorities Actually Favor Clean Power Plan

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 12, 2016

As litigators prepare oral arguments for the 24-state suit to stop the federal government from implementing the Clean Power Plan (CPP), a Citizen Cabinet survey has found that two-thirds of registered voters in the states party to the suit – [Read More]

EPA’s Clean Power Plan Celebrates Its First Birthday

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on August 03, 2016

Today, the hashtag #CleanPowerPlan is trending on Twitter. That’s because, exactly one year ago, on Aug. 3, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the final version of its historic climate change initiative. The Clean Power Plan (CPP) establishes [Read More]

Brattle Report: How State Policymakers Can Enable Canadian Clean Energy Imports

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 01, 2016

Consultants at The Brattle Group have issued a report that provides technical guidance to U.S. state policymakers on how to enable clean energy imports from Canada for compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP). With [Read More]

Analysis Ranks Michigan Electric Utilities Based On Renewable Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 28, 2016

A newly released analysis by sustainability nonprofit Ceres has ranked Michigan’s CMS Energy and DTE Energy 17th and 19th, respectively, in renewable energy efforts among 30 of the nation’s largest utility holding companies. The analysis, titled Benchmarking Utility Clean Energy [Read More]

Report: North America Could Add 75 GW Of Wind Power By 2025

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 07, 2016

According to MAKE’s latest wind power outlook for North America, unprecedented long-term policy certainty in the U.S., along with a new climate-conscious government in Canada, will enable nearly 75 GW of total wind power growth in the region from 2016 [Read More]

ACORE Highlights Strong Showing At National Renewable Energy Policy Forum

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 23, 2016

At its recent annual National Renewable Energy Policy Forum, the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) says speakers and participants predicted a bright future for economic growth and job creation alongside a dramatic increase in renewable power generation. According to [Read More]