Tag: Senate

News and Policies, U.S.

Senate Tax Bill Offers Benefits for Advanced Energy, But Faces an Uncertain Vote

November 27, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

If you are looking for information to share at the Thanksgiving table about how the tax bills pending in Congress will affect the advanced energy industry, you’re in luck. A whirlwind November brought proposals from House and Senate Republican leadership, […]


Exelon Gets Its Christmas Wish—Illinois Legislation Will Save Nuclear Plants

December 7, 2016

Via: Power Magazine

After a lengthy process of give and take, the Illinois Legislature approved the Future Energy Jobs Bill (SB 2814) on December 1, the last day of the state’s veto session. The bill will now go to Gov. Rauner (R) for […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Senate panel backs bill to protect miners’ retirement funds

September 23, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

An election-year bill to protect health care and pension benefits for about 120,000 retired coal miners and their families is one step closer to a vote in the full Senate. The Senate Finance Committee approved the measure Wednesday, 18-8. Six […]

Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, U.S.

Senate Explores Future of Nuclear Energy

September 19, 2016

Via: Nuclear Energy Institute

Nuclear energy addresses the threat of climate change and should be recognized in federal, state and regional carbon reduction policies. Every speaker on either side of the dais at a Senate appropriations subcommittee hearing on the future of nuclear energy […]

News and Policies, State

Tool to lure big plant to North Carolina approved by House

July 5, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

Natural gas customers could be charged a little extra if their utility extends gas lines in part to lure a large manufacturer to North Carolina in legislation that’s passed one chamber. Read More on Penn Energy

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Senate Passes $37.5 Billion Spending Bill for Energy and Water Programs

May 16, 2016

Via: Power Magazine

The U.S. Senate passed a $37.5 billion measure on May 12 to fund fiscal year 2017 Department of Energy (DOE) programs and critical infrastructure projects administered by the Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation. The bill would increase […]