(NEW YORK) -- Millions of Americans were under historic heat wave conditions this week -- driving up widespread use of air conditioning and putting pressure on overloaded power grids. High temperatures on Thursday reached 95 degrees in Salt Lake City, 99 degrees in Denver, 113... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — The Texas corporation that operates the state's electric grid, and is being held responsible for the winter blackouts that killed more than 100 people, is asking residents to conserve energy for the rest of the week amid the heat wave. The Electric Reliability... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration on Tuesday warned that southeastern states faced a gasoline "supply crunch" following the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, as several states declared emergencies or suspended rules, and one major airline altered its flight routes. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said... Read More.
For Snohomish County PUD customers, you may have caught the most recent edition of their quarterly newsletter – Current. One brief article caught my eye entitled Poo Power Coming to a Home Near You. Did I mention it was brief? But wait, there has... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Financial disclosures released by former Secretary of State John Kerry indicate that until March of this year he held hundreds of thousands of dollars of investments in energy-related companies that may end up being affected by policies he'll help shape as President... Read More.
The Handmaid’s Tale returned for its fourth season on Hulu, delighting fans by hitting the streamer a few hours earlier than expected. It’s been two years since season 3 aired and star Max Minghella tells ABC Audio that even though the show is dark, they have a lot... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — President Joe Biden could alter some terms of his $2 trillion infrastructure proposal and may be open to breaking it up into several smaller packages, Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm said Sunday on ABC's "This Week." "The president is willing to negotiate what this looks like," Granhom told... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (AUSTIN, Texas) -- More than $29 million in unpaid electric bills are set to be forgiven as part of Griddy Energy's bankruptcy plan, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced.Griddy, the wholesale electricity provider that came under... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(AUSTIN) -- Texas lawmakers are looking to hold power companies and the executives who oversee them accountable for Texas' recent energy catastrophe, which had deadly consequences. Millions in the state were left without heat and potable... Read More.
By JASMINE BROWN, HALEY YAMADA and RACHEL HUMPHRIES, ABC News (AUSTIN, Texas) -- During a legislative hearing on Thursday, lawmakers expressed their outrage toward the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) after more than four million Texas customers were left without electricity and... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Republican politicians are using the widespread power outages in Texas to place false blame on renewable energy sources, but clean energy isn't what was fueling the majority of power plants that failed. Millions in the state were... Read More.