Author: Rob Jennings

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Indiana Bill Proposes Preventing Public Utilities From Retiring Coal

A recently proposed Indiana bill would prevent public utilities from retiring, selling, or otherwise altering the operations of any of their electric generating facilities without first obtaining permission from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC).  H.B. 1414 was introduced January 14 by Rep. Ed Soliday, the chair of the House Utilities, Energy, and Telecommunications Committee, […]

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New York Carbon Emissions Set to Rise in the Wake of Indian Point Retirement

EVA has modeled the impact of the retirement of Entergy’s Indian Point nuclear plant and found that in the near term, power sector carbon emissions will increase as the lost nuclear generation is replaced with natural gas generation.  Further, the retirement will increase the cost to comply with the state’s recently updated Clean Energy Standard […]

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Newly-Introduced Illinois Bill Seeks to Repeal Exelon Nuclear Subsidies

A bipartisan bill (H.B. 3987) filed by two Illinois state representatives on December 9 would effectively repeal a subsidy that Exelon receives via the sale of Zero Emission Credits (ZEC) by granting an exception to customers of electric utilities that serve more than three million retail customers in the state. If the bill is signed […]

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