Competition for offshore wind power heating up in Massachusetts

Jun 12, 2017

Competition for offshore wind power heating up in Massachusetts

Massachusetts’ bid to become the nation’s leader in offshore wind power is ramping up. The state’s electric utilities — National Grid, Eversource and Unitil — are slated to release by June 30 their requirements for projects seeking to develop the state’s first ocean-based wind ...

Trump love not enough to bring back coal

Apr 8, 2017

Trump love not enough to bring back coal

President Donald Trump pledged last month to revive America’s coal industry by rolling back regulation, but energy experts expressed doubt his moves would significantly boost prospects for the controversial energy source. Trump, flanked by coal miners and Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, a ...

Jan 8, 2017

Energy policy needs overhaul

Japan’s energy policy is at a crossroads. The government’s basic energy plan revised in 2014 — after the March 2011 triple meltdowns at Tokyo Electric Power’s Fukushima No. 1 plant led to the shutdown of most of the nation’s nuclear power reactors — continued ...